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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Sarah Malcolm is the director of international partnerships, marketing and Communication at Kent State University

Kent State drives international enrollment through exchange program with Brazilian university

Halena Sepulveda Reporter October 28, 2021

Kent State partnered with the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR) in 2018 to create The American Academy program that aimed to push international enrollment and boost a relationship between...

The Kent State Board of Trustees at their Wednesday meeting.  

WKSU, Ideastream merger approved by Kent State Board of Trustees

Kent State’s NPR-affiliated radio station WKSU will be operated by Cleveland-based Ideastream Public Media beginning Oct. 1, 2021. The board approved the management transfer as part of a public service...

WKSU is Kent State Universitys NPR-affiliated radio station. The Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the merger of WKSU with Clevelands Ideastream following its upcoming meeting Wednesday. 

Kent State trustees expected to vote on WKSU ‘merger’ with Ideastream next week

Emma Andrus Reporter Lyndsey Brennan Reporter, The Portager September 9, 2021

UPDATE: The agenda for tomorrow’s Kent State Board of Trustees meeting confirms the board will vote on whether to transfer management of WKSU, Kent State’s NPR-affiliated station, to Cleveland’s...

David Hassler, director of Wick Poetry Center and author of the May 4th Voices play. 

‘May 4th Voices’ play brings Tina Fey, others to be a part of virtual commemoration

As the 50th Commemoration of May 4 transitions completely online, one event already fits the bill. The one-hour radio special, based on the “May 4th Voices: Kent State 1970” play scripted by David...

Ohio is one of 10 states, mainly in the Rust Belt, likely to lose seats in the House of Representatives following the 2020 Census next month, according to projections by The Kent Stater. Seven states are expected to gain districts, led by Texas with three added seats and Florida with two.

Projections show Ohio likely to lose House seats following 2020 Census

Editor’s note: This story is the work of Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Interviewing and Data class. Ohio is one of 10 states — mainly across the Rust Belt —...

CDC confirms 15th case of coronavirus in America

Shelby Reeves Reporter February 13, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] has confirmed the 15th case of coronavirus in the U.S. The patient is in quarantine in Texas after an evacuation of Americans from Wuhan.The coronavirus,...

WKSU’s Folk Alley to operate under new organization

Lauren Sasala March 6, 2019

Correction: In the original article, it said WKSU began operating in 2003. WKSU began operating in 1950 and Folk Alley joined WKSU in 2003. The article has been changed.Folk Alley, a music streaming service...

Amy Reynolds is the dean of the College of Communication, or CCI.

CCI dean elevates local radio to new heights

Henry Palattella January 29, 2017

During the week, Amy Reynolds makes her presence known on Kent State's campus as the dean of Kent State's College of Communication and Information (CCI).But for five minutes every Saturday morning, Reynolds'...

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WKSU general manager leaves for University of Kansas

Ian Flickinger October 14, 2015

Dan Skinner, executive director and general manager of WKSU, accepted a position at Kansas Public Radio and the Audio Reader Network.Skinner has been WKSU’s general manager since since January 2013....

Andrew Meyer, former assistant news director at WBGO in Newark, New Jersey, was named the next news director for WKSU, the public radio station in Kent.

WKSU names new news director

Alicia Balog August 28, 2014

WKSU recently named the former assistant news director of a New Jersey public radio station to be its next news director.Former journalist Andrew Meyer has spent the past 16 years at NPR affiliate WBGO...

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