October 2021 Issue

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cozy greetings to all

Welcome to the second issue of this newsletter for the semester! We hope you are having a good semester so far! Fall break is here, yay!!! Take this time to relax, watch the leaves turn and get cozy as we take on the next half of the semester. We got this!

Homecoming Recap

Homecoming week was such a blast from free bagged lunches, to an ice-cream social to the fun tie-dye on the lawn! Special congrats to our homecoming court comprised of Kelly Karter, Landon Ellis, Kylie Collmar and Evangeline Agum. We are so proud of you and the awesome things you do for our campus.

If you haven't already, make sure to snag your Homecoming T-shirt from Flash's Food Pantry while supplies last. Go Flashes!!!

Student Organization Highlight

Revive's Alumni Panel

On October 8th, five former Revive presidents were invited to speak at an alumni panel event. David and Brielle Loughney, Brendan Romigh, Neil Hoxworth and Donovan Byler reflected on their time at Kent Stark, spoke about life after college, expressed what Revive meant to them and how it impacted their lives, and gave advice to current students on making the most of their college experience. Current students were then encouraged to ask the alumni questions of their own. After the panel, past and current students connected with discussion. It was a valuable experience for all who attended.



The Creative Writing Club (CWC) is off and running! Our fall kickoff event, in keeping with the club’s mission to provide a safe, fun, and collaborative space for creative literary expression, celebrated a dozen student voices in an exploratory “Writing Marathon” hosted by the club’s student leaders. We now looks forward to two upcoming events: On Wednesday, October 20 at 7pm via Zoom, the CWC will host a costume party. You can come dressed as your favorite author and/or recite some of their work, or just come and observe. Then, on Wednesday,

November 10 at 7pm via Zoom, the CWC will host Montana Poet Laureate, Mark Gibbons,

for a poetry reading and Q&A session. All faculty, staff, students and CCP enrollees are

welcome to attend!

For further inquiry, please contact any of the CWC leaders: Kelly Harter (,

Jeremiah Harbour (, or Daniel Groves (, or club advisor, Professor Jessica Jones ( The CWC is also on Instagram

(@ksucreativewriting) and Facebook (@ksustarkcreativewritingclub).

Black United Students First Meeting

The underlying philosophy of Black United Students is to serve and unify all Black students at Kent State University at Stark by addressing their needs. They are having their first informational meetings on Wednesday, October 27 from 11am – 12pm and 12:30pm-1:30pm in the Science & Nursing Building - 101 Auditorium. You can pick the time that is better for your schedule.

EnviroKents Next Meeting

EnviroKents is meeting next week on October 20th at 4:00 PM in the Stark Campus Garden with Dr. Post. This meeting will consist of learning how to "upkeep" the garden as well as a walk around/hang out at the pond. Contact Jordan Troutman, the president at for more information.

student involvement updates

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Undergraduate Student Government will be hosting a Student Organization Social Hour on October 5th at 5pm over Microsoft Teams. This will be a fun check-in of sorts into how the organizations are doing and what we can do to support you this semester. You can Click here to join the meeting or reach out to Evangeline Agum at if you have any questions about this.

Coming soon: Pop-up pantry stations

In an effort to bring Flash's Food Pantry to you, USG along with the Office of Student Involvement, is planning to have a pop-up pantry station cart in various locations on campus during different weeks.

Campus Connections: Student Leaders

USG is starting a series called Campus Connections: Student Leaders on our Instagram page (@kentstarkusg) where we get to interview the student leaders of the different organizations on campus and feature it twice a month. If this is something you are interested in being featured in, feel free to reach out to USG.

Student Leadership Academy

Student Leadership Academy All Access is a joint program between Kent State Stark and Stark State College. It is designed to help you learn about yourself and develop valuable skills when it works for you! Our program is based on critical skills employers look for: communication, leadership, financial literacy, goal-setting, cultural competency and professionalism.

If you want to build your resume, enhance your online professional presence, meet new people and prove that you are motivated, then Student Leadership Academy All Access is a great choice! You can register for that here!

Student Leader Panel

We are planning a future event series and need you’re help! We are looking for a few student organization leaders to serve on a leadership panel. If you are interested please email Ashley Brightbill at


Multiple departments on campus are looking to hire student workers for fun positions. If this is something you are interested in, check out our Kent Stark's job listings on Handshake by clicking this link and logging in with your Flashline credentials.