Video: Spring 2005 in Review
Spring 2005 Bowman Breakfast
President Carol A. Cartwright gathers with speakers and distinguished guests at the 43rd annual spring Bowman Breakfast, celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the College of Arts and Sciences. Photo by Bob Christy
Business and Finance Quality Service Awards
Dr. David K. Creamer, vice president, Administration, presents a Leadership award to William Birkner, Campus Environment and Operations, during the annual Division of Business and Finance Quality Service Awards ceremony in the Ballroom, April 7. Photo by Gary Harwood
11th Annual Celebration of Scholarship
A dancer performs during the Celebration of Scholarship performing arts presentation in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. For more information watch a short video featuring Mary Lou Holly, director of the Faculty Professional Development Center and chair of the Celebration of Scholarship planning group. Photo by Gary Harwood
Kent State Tuscarawas Computer Animation Program
Kent State Tuscarawas proves that computer animation — one of its fastest growing majors — is more than just child's play. Watch a short video about the computer animation program, featuring Dr. Kamal Bichara, director of the engineering technology program at the Tuscarawas Campus. For more information, read “More Than a Virtual Reality” in the summer 2005 Kent State Magazine.
Winner of ESPN’s Dream Job Dave Holmes
Kent State declared Feb. 19 as Dave Holmes Day at Kent State, and then introduced him at the ESPN Bracket Buster game in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation center. Dave Holmes is the 22-year-old Kent State broadcast news student who won the 2004 ESPN Dream Job competition. As the winner, he received a one-year contract as an anchor for ESPN sports programming network and is currently in training.
Distinguished Scholar Award Recipients
Kathleen Browne, professor of art, Per Enflo, University Professor of mathematics, and Marvin Troutt, professor in management and information systems, display their Distinguished Scholar Awards, presented as part of the University Research Council's 11th annual Celebration of Scholarship.
2005 Honors Brunch
Wilma Crawford was honored as the 2005 Distinguished Honors Retiree at the Honors Brunch in the Kent Student Center. Photo by Gary Harwood
Mike Inge and Men’s Track and Field
A school-record holder in the indoor 600 meters and both the indoor and outdoor 800, Mike Inge was an All-America selection during the indoor season, placing seventh in the 800 at the 2004 NCAA Indoor National Championships.
Kent State’s Aeronautics Program
With more than 250 students and 23 aircraft, Kent State boasts the largest fleet and one of the largest flight programs in Ohio. Watch a short video about Kent State’s aeronautics program. For more information about how successful partnerships and changes in the airline industry are benefiting students in Kent State’s flight program, read “Taking Flight” in the summer 2005 Kent State Magazine. Or view the corresponding online photo essay, which features images from the program.
School of Theatre’s Spring Performances
The School of Theater and Dance presented The Laramie Project, a documentary drama depicting the reactions of Laramie, Wyoming, residents to the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay college student. Photo by Bob Christy
40th Anniversary of Liquid Crystal Institute®
Dr. William Doane, former director of the Liquid Crystal Institute, is congratulated by colleagues during the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the institute. Photo by Gary Harwood
Women’s Basketball Coach Bob Lindsay
Athletic Director Laing Kennedy presents a basketball to Women's Basketball Head Coach Bob Lindsey in honor of his 300th win as a head coach at Kent State. At the Feb. 5 game against the Akron Zips, Lindsay became the first MAC women's head coach to achieve 300 wins in the MAC. Photo by Gary Harwood
Women’s Basketball Star Lindsay Shearer
Women's basketball star Lindsey Shearer puts up a two-point shot during the MAC Tournament at the Gund Arena in Cleveland. Shearer, a business/finance major with a 3.96 grade-point-average, scored a MAC Tournament, regular-season and Kent State record with 44 points. Photo by Jeff Glidden
2005 Men’s Basketball Season
Men's basketball player Scott Cutley hits a two-point shot during the MAC Tournament at the Gund Arena in Cleveland during March madness. Photo by Jeff Glidden
Sixth Annual Symposium on Democracy
The Letter of the Law vs. the Spirit of the Law: A Celebration of Dance and Diversity, with Barbara Allegra Verlezza, was performed during the Symposium on Democracy. Photo by Bob Christy
Watch an e-Inside video feature about Kent State University's Sixth Annual Symposium on Democracy: "Democracy and the Arts: Voices and Choices." The two-day symposium on May 2 and 3 will provide a forum for discussion of the role of the arts in the democratic process. For more information about this year’s symposium, read "Annual Symposium to Examine Artistic Expression in a Democratic Society."
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events
Rev. Aaron Wheeler Sr., chairman of the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, speaks during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in the Kiva. Photo by Gary Harwood
Pilliod Lecture Series
Marianne M. Jennings, author, columnist and professor of legal and ethical studies at Arizona State University, was the Pilliod Lecture Series guest on April 20. Photo by Gary Harwood
2005 Portfolio Fashion Show
Fashion design student Brian Nagel created a men's clothing line that was featured in the 2005 edition of Portfolio, the fashion show that features work from students at Kent State University's School of Fashion Design and Merchandising. This year's event features work from more than 20 student designers. Photo by Jeff Glidden
Starner Distinguished Speaker Series
Massillon alumni couple Buzz (left) and Marilyn (right) Starner contributed more than $100,000 to establish a speaker series that provides opportunities for current students to interact with Kent State alumni who have transferred lessons from athletic competition to meaningful careers in a variety of fields. The Starner Distinguished Speaker Series helps student-athletes develop skills that lead to success in life after college. Photo by Jeff Glidden
Faculty and Staff Campaign – Our School. Our Support. Our Future.
Take steps to find out how you can help support Kent State University. Watch a short video featuring Terri Kent, associate professor, Theatre and Dance, and chair of this year’s faculty and staff campaign. For more information, read the related article.
50th Anniversary of Kent State Trumbull
Kent State Trumbull celebrated its 50th anniversary, in part, with a reception for administrators, faculty and staff. Today the campus serves 2,200 students, 184 faculty and staff, offers classes for 170 majors at the freshman/sophomore level and classes at the junior/senior level for baccalaureate degree completion in nursing, justice studies, technology, business management and general studies, along with 18 certificate and 15 associate degree programs. Photo by Bob Christy
Turkish Women’s Visit to Kent State
Many of the attendees from the Turkish Women's Leadership in Democracy Program gather for a group photo in White Hall. Photo by Bob Christy
Women’s Gymnastics’ Trip to NCAA Central
The Women's Gymnastics team won their ninth Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championship title March 25 and finished the regular season with a 10-7 overall record and a 4-2 mark in the MAC. Photo by Bob Christy
Award-winning Butt Awareness Project
Want to learn more about Butt Seek and Butt Sweep Saturdays? Watch an interview with Don McFall, Beta Alpha Psi advisor, who talks about the honorary fraternity's award-winning Butt Awareness Project. The project was designed to raise attention to the problem of cigarette butt litter on the Kent Campus. For more information, read the full story that appeared in e-Inside.
The Celebration of Diversity and Awards Luncheon
President Carol A. Cartwright stands with presenters and award winners at the Diversity Leadership Awards luncheon, intended for university employees, to recognize superior performance demonstrated by personal efforts, unique contributions and initiatives above and beyond expectations toward the institutional diversity-related goals. Photo by Gary Harwood
Kent State Salem and East Liverpool’s Partnership With Copeland Oaks
Residents of the Copeland Oaks retirement Community in Sebring, Ohio, discuss Amy Tan's The Bonesetter's Daughter. Photo by Jeff Glidden
EMSA Employee Excellence Awards
Enrollment Management and Student Affairs awards were established to recognize employees who provide exemplary service to Kent State University students, to internal constituents, and/or to external constituents of the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, or whose efforts enhance the division's ability to provide such service. Photo by Gary Harwood
40th Anniversary of Kent State University Press
What do Ernest Hemingway, mystery writer Tony Hillerman, and Cuyahoga County prosecutor and Kent State alumnus Bill Mason have in common? They are all authors of books published — or soon to be published — by the Kent State University Press, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Photo by Gary Harwood
Technology Day and Vision 21
The School of Technology planned a full schedule of events involving faculty, staff, students and alumni for Technology Day on April 31. Twenty-one individuals received the Distinguished School of Technology Alumni Award, which honors school graduates or Kent State graduates with a technology minor who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in their professions, during the Vision 21 banquet.