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Residence Services seeks space

Residence Services seeks space

Everyone at Kent State University is wondering where all of their students will live.  With retention rates higher than ever and freshman classes growing each year, Residence Services is looking for more space.  The question is how are they going about it and what are their future plans?  Reporter Rex Smith has the story. [bbrvideo]BBR_SMITH_S8_DORMS[/bbrvideo] Kent State University students that live on campus and have atleast thirty credit hours have recently received an email from Residence Services.  While sophomores are…

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Kent Won’t Build

Kent Won’t Build

There has been much speculation about whether Kent and its administrators will build more dorms for students here on campus. And whether it was beneficial for them to build a lounge on top of Tri-Towers instead of rebuilding and adding more dorms, well TV2 Reporter Kayla Hodge is here with the official scoop on future building plans. [bbrvideo width=“475”]BBR_S4_HODGE_BUILD[/bbrvideo] This fall at Kent we experienced higher than normal enrollment, and with that came crowded dorm rooms. So in response to…

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Freshmen Overcrowd Kent

Freshmen Overcrowd Kent

[bbrvideo width=”475″]BBR_P3_Phillips_Freshmen[/bbrvideo] I’m standing inside Korb Hall where residence services is located. In April sophomore level students were asked to move off campus for the 2014-2015 school year to accommodate incoming freshman as well as international students. I spoke with the Director of Residence Services, Jill Church and she stated they seek out 80 percent of admissions goals when it comes to housing. This year she was unaware of that goal. She closed the housing application as early as February…

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