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Diamond at Dix renovations underway

Diamond at Dix renovations underway

Jacob Brooks, Reporter March 13, 2023

Diamond at the Dix, home of Kent State’s softball team, is undergoing a massive renovation. Previously, the mix of natural and turf surface meant an uneven field and it would often get muddy when...

From BBQ to fried chicken: local restaurant undergoing big menu changes

Chania Crawford, Reporter March 9, 2023

Local restaurant owner Neil Dukes has big plans for the future of his restaurant, formerly known as Pit Stop Pub. Tentatively, on March 22, Dukes will be reopening his restaurant under a new name and menu....

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...

Former School of Arts building remains closed for the summer. Construction for the new Innovation Hub and Dining center for this location will begin late this year.

Renovations begin for Kent State University’s new Innovation Hub and dining center

Michael Damron June 18, 2018

With Phase 1 of Kent State’s Master Plan underway, the university progresses toward its goal of creating a cutting-edge makerspace on campus.The new Innovation Hub and Dining center will be housed in...

DeWeese Health Center is the location for the free HIV and Hepatitis C testing.

DeWeese Health Center to receive $725,000 renovation

Colin Baker September 29, 2017

Next year, Kent State student patients at DeWeese Health Center will have more comfortable and private spaces for their appointments on the first floor.The $725,000 renovations to DeWeese began Summer...

Bowman Hall set for HVAC overhaul

Colin Baker September 15, 2017

Next year, Kent State students will have an easier time listening to their professors in classes held in Bowman Hall.Starting in summer 2018, Bowman Hall’s failing two-pipe heating, ventilation and air...

Kent State reopens Cartwright Hall

Devon Parker September 8, 2017

The Reopening Celebration of Cartwright Hall on Sept. 5 presented the finished renovations to the public. Renovations began last spring.Cartwright hall is home to the College of the Arts, the Center for...

Photo courtesy of Adriona Murphy University President Beverly Warren speaks during a board of trustees meeting Tuesday, Dec 7.

Board of Trustees discuss MAC Center renovations

Andrew Atkins December 7, 2016

“Aging but unique” — that’s how Kent State’s Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen described the M.A.C. Center in a Board of Trustees meeting discussing possible renovations for the facility Wednesday...

Photo courtesy of Adriona Murphy Board of trustees member Carly Evans speaks during a board of trustees meeting Tuesday, Dec 7.

Trustees approve renovations to residence halls, Taylor Hall

Matt Poe December 7, 2016

Kent State’s Board of Trustees approved almost $25 million in future renovations to residence halls and academic buildings on the university's main campus Wednesday.  The board approved renovations...

Student Center visitor lot to close for summer renovations

Taylor Kerns May 2, 2016

The Kent State Student Center visitor parking lot will be closed from May 16 through mid-August, according to Michael Bruder, executive director of facilities planning and design.  “The parking lot...

New KSU Florence building opens to students in January

Kaitlin Walker December 7, 2015

In January 2016 all 181 students travelling to Florence will have classes under one roof.The new building is Palazzo Vettori, an 18th century building located across from Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral...

Tri-Tower renovations are set to be completed for the end of September.

Renovations end as other construction begins

Carolyn Pippin September 21, 2014

Renovations to Tri-Towers are coming to a close, with a completion date set for the end of September, while renovations to the Center for Undergraduate Excellence have just begun.“We worked in the rotunda...

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