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Kent State comes together as a community to remember May 4th.

Kent State comes together as a community to remember May 4th.

Every year, the May 4th shootings are remembered on Kent State’s campus and around the world. TV2’s Kim Anderson has more on the events this year. [bbrvideo width=”350″ float=”left” caption=”Kent State University commemorates the 44th anniversary of the May 4th shootings.”]BBR_07_ANDERSON_MAY4[/bbrvideo] Beginning with the ringing of the bell at noon, the Kent State community came together to remember the May 4th shootings. The day was full of speakers, each with their own unique perspective on the day that changed the…

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Kent State Entrepreneurship department growth, restructure lead to more businesses

Kent State Entrepreneurship department growth, restructure lead to more businesses

Kent State’s Entrepreneurship department has seen large growth over the past five years.  This led to more faculty, and a greater student success rate.  TV2’s Robert Carroll with the story. [bbrvideo width=”350″ float=”left” caption=”The Department of Entrepreneurship has seen enormous growth the past five years.  See what they are now doing about it.” ]BBR_06_Carroll_EntrepreneurshipExpansion[/bbrvideo]   The Entrepreneurship Department at Kent State has seen at least a 1,000-student enrollment increase in the past five years.  This has led to an increased demand…

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Maker Faire Brings Innovation to Kent State

Maker Faire Brings Innovation to Kent State

Everything we use in today’s society was once invented. Kent State University gave some of the newest technology a spotlight at the Mini Maker’s Faire on Thursday. TV2’s Kim Anderson has the story. [bbrvideo width=”350″ float=”left” caption=”The Mini Maker Faire brought new inventions and D.I.Y. to Kent State’s Campus.”]BBR_06_ANDERSON_MAKERFAIRE[/bbrvideo] The Kent State Mini Maker Faire took place on Thursday in the library and showcased the work from several departments in the university as well as craftspeople from the surrounding area….

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Kent State student begins new service to help businesses

Kent State student begins new service to help businesses

Brock Bernholtz used his employment experience and entrepreneurial experience class to get his innovative business idea started.  Now that business will be helping several businesses.  TV’s Robert Carroll has the story.   [bbrvideo width=”350″ float=”left” caption=”Brock Bernholtz has come out with a new service to help business in the car dealership industry.  Find out about InCheck services.” ]BBR_05_Carroll_InCheckServices[/bbrvideo] Brock Bernholtz has got a lot of benefit from his major and related work experience.  In fact, he went out and began his…

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Kent State student entrepreneurs experience large success

Kent State student entrepreneurs experience large success

The Kent State University Blackstone Launchpad began with a soft opening in summer 2012.  Since the official opening in fall 2012, many students have experienced large success.  TV2’s Robert Carroll with the story. [bbrvideo width=”350″ float=”left” caption=”The Blackstone Launchpad at Kent State has been helping students get their business idea off the ground.  Here’s how it helped two students in particular.” ]BBR_04_Carroll_BlackstoneLaunchpad[/bbrvideo] The Kent State Launchpad in the student center has been helping college students with business ideas since fall 2012. …

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Undergraduate Student Government Changes the Face of Teaching with Erin’s Law

Undergraduate Student Government Changes the Face of Teaching with Erin’s Law

Kent State University’s Undergraduate Student Government has done a lot in the past year, but with the purposed bill “Erin’s Law” there may be more in store to change curriculum for students. TV2’s Kim Anderson has the story. [bbrvideo width=”350″ float=”left” caption=”Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government has been working closely with Erin’s Law.”]BBR_04_anderson_erinslaw[/bbrvideo] Currently a bill, Erin’s Law is a law that would require teachers to educate their students in an age appropriate manner about sexual assault and abuse and…

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Seniors Take Theatre Showcase to New York City

Seniors Take Theatre Showcase to New York City

Every year a select group of seniors from the musical theatre program are given the opportunity to travel to New York City and perform in a showcase for industry professionals including agents and casting directors. With the amount of hard work that goes into preparation, what exactly does this mean for the students involved? TV2’s Kim Anderson has the story. [bbrvideo width=”350″ float=”left” caption=”The School of Theatre and Dance sends seniors to a New York Showcase every year.”]BBR_03_ANDERSON_SHOWCASE[/bbrvideo] While most…

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The library as a service to student employees

The library as a service to student employees

Most college students work that extra job to help pay living expenses and to attend school.  Siobhan Hicks is one of those students.  Not only does her work study help her to work in the library, but thanks to a new scholarship opporunity – it may even help some more.  TV2’s Robert Carroll has the story. [bbrvideo width=”350″ float=”left” caption=”Siobhan Hicks takes advantage of work study and employment services on campus to make ends meet.  Now there is a new scholarship…

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The Upcoming Center for the Visual Arts

The Upcoming Center for the Visual Arts

The Center for the Visual Arts is one of many upcoming campus projects on the University’s list. We dug a little deeper to find out how seven buildings will turn into one, and what that will mean for students, faculty, and visitors alike. TV2’s Kim Anderson has the story. [bbrvideo width=”350″ float=”left” caption=”The New Center for Visual Arts will bring all programs currently housed in 7 different buildings into one.”]BBR_01A_Anderson_Art[/bbrvideo]   The School of Art is currently housed under seven…

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A New Plan for USG

A New Plan for USG

The Kent Market is a place where students can get some grub. However, a recent incident with food mislabeling has prompted one USG member to advocate a new food labeling policy. TV2’s Jon Huntsman has the story.