Octavia Spencer to Speak at Kent State University Commencement in May

Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer will be the keynote speaker for Kent State University’s first university-wide commencement on May 13.

Spencer received Academy Award, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominations for her most recent role as mathematician Dorothy Vaughan in the drama “Hidden Figures.” She previously won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, British Academy of Film and Television Arts and Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the film “The Help.” 287 more words

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'Hidden Figures' actress to speak at Kent State commencement

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University’s first university-wide commencement will get a touch of Hollywood as Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer speaks to graduates of the northeastern Ohio school. 99 more words

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Actress Octavia Spencer to speak at Kent State commencement

KENT, Ohio (AP) – Kent State University’s first university-wide commencement will get a touch of Hollywood as Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer speaks to graduates of the northeastern Ohio school. 119 more words

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YSU baseball can't overcome slow start in loss to Kent State

NILES, Ohio (WYTV) – Kent State’s first four batters of the game scored, and the Golden Flashes used their fast start to beat the Youngstown State baseball team 6-3 on Tuesday evening at Eastwood Field. 298 more words

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YSU baseball can't overcome slow start in loss to Kent State

NILES, Ohio (WKBN) – Kent State’s first four batters of the game scored, and the Golden Flashes used their fast start to beat the Youngstown State baseball team 6-3 on Tuesday evening at Eastwood Field. 299 more words

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The pros and cons of fitness data

This post is the essay from the final exam in my Information Landscape class at Kent State University. I really liked the concepts and problems introduced by the question, and was proud of my reflection on them. 1,203 more words