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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Fabio Polanco is a associate professor in the School of Theatre and Dance and co-chair of the CARE committee. 

Kent State CARE committee members share insights on new Anti-Racism and Equity Institute

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

The Community, Anti-Racism, and Equity committee is a “permanent standing committee” within the School of Theatre and Dance, according to its website. The website states that the committee was created...

Angela Spalsbury is the dean and chief administrative officer for Kent State Geauga. 

Kent State Geauga unveils 2022 renovation plan

Olivia Futo Reporter May 3, 2021

A recently approved $1.2 million renovation plan will update the Kent State Geauga regional campus by introducing a new student learning commons area and nursing skills lab.  Earlier this year, Dean...

Graduation Q & A

Q&A: Spring commencements and ceremonies

Emma Andrus Reporter April 11, 2021

As the spring 2021 semester comes to a close, celebrations for graduating students are soon to be underway. Kent State announced its plans to host optional in-person commencement ceremonies in an email...

Regional Campus Enrollment Data

Applications numbers at Kent State Regional Campuses increase

Olivia Futo Reporter April 7, 2021

Applications for Kent State regional campuses increased from last semester and retention of students has stabilized due to the persistence and dedication to maintaining strong relationships between faculty...

Workforce Micro Credentials Infographic

Vice president for Regional Campuses takes on her first initiative: micro credentials

Kelly Krabill Reporter April 7, 2021

With more than 25 years of experience in higher education, Peggy Shadduck, vice president for Regional Campuses, plans to develop additional micro credentials for students. While Kent State already implements...

Spring 2021 graduates to have in-person commencement ceremonies

Madisyn Woodring Reporter March 18, 2021

Spring graduates from Kent State’s main campus will have the option to attend an outdoor commencement ceremony, according to an email President Todd Diacon sent Thursday. The ceremonies will begin the...

A group of senior veterinary technology majors pose for a picture during their large animal class. 

Veterinary Technology students earn highest passing rate in Ohio for second year in a row

Olivia Futo Reporter March 16, 2021

For the second year in a row, Veterinary Technology students at Kent State have achieved Ohio’s highest average passing rate on the national board exam along with earning a 100 percent passing rate on...

The Board of Trustees approved two new institutes in a Zoom meeting Wednesday, March 10. The trustees also approved changes in course fees and the addition of new campus solar array project. 

Changes to course fees, new campus solar array project approved by Board of Trustees

Emma Andrus Reporter March 10, 2021

The Kent State Board of Trustees approved the removal and addition of numerous course-related fees alongside the implementation of a solar array at its March 10 meeting. The changes to programming course...

A screenshot of the award given to Kent State University from VIQTORY Media. 

Kent campus earns 12th consecutive Military Friendly honor

Emma Andrus Reporter February 26, 2021

For the 12th year in a row, Kent State’s main campus has been named a Military Friendly school for its commitment and service to its military community. The honor is given by VIQTORY Media, self described...

Margaret (Peggy) Shadduck is the vice president for Regional Campuses and dean of the College of Applied and Technical Studies.

Q&A with new Vice President of Regional Campuses Peggy Shadduck

Olivia Futo Reporter February 5, 2021

Serving as a voice for students and faculty, Kent State’s new Vice President of Regional Campuses Peggy Shadduck plans to focus on advocating for each of the seven branches, she said in an interview...

Vice president of regional campuses and dean of the College of Applied and Technical Studies candidates Margaret (Peggy) Shadduck, David M. Dees, and Jennie J. Gallimore.

Vice president for regional campuses candidates give presentations

Jessica Cobb, reporter Megan McSweeney, reporter November 5, 2020

Three final candidates with differing backgrounds and experiences gave presentations for the position of vice president for regional campuses this past week.Each candidate was asked to discuss the challenges...

History professor Molly Sergi talks in person to her class on the Geauga campus, Feb. 5, 2020 as the other regional zoom rooms tune in.

“Zoom room” classes connect regional campuses

Krista DeFini Reporter February 13, 2020

Molly Sergi tests her microphone by saying hello to her students before giving her lecture. Eight students sitting in front of her at the Geauga campus are waiting as the monitors turn on. Four are sitting...

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