Sara Al Harthi

News Intern

Sara Al Harthi is a senior journalism major at Kent State University, set to graduate in the fall. She has worked as a general assignment reporter for the Kent Stater, the university’s student-run newspaper and plans to pursue a career in magazine journalism after graduation.  

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photo of Kent State

As the University of Akron nears the end of its search for a new provost, Kent State University has announced the beginning of a search to fill the position.

Dr. Paul DiCorleto, vice president for research and sponsored programs, will lead the search committee that hopes to recommend a candidate by the end of the spring semester.

Verrelle L. Wyatt
Akron Marathon

The Akron Marathon announced it will have a new race director for the 2020 season. 

Experienced runner Verrelle L. Wyatt will be responsible for planning, organizing and staging the marathon events. His experience in leadership and operational management will add to the marathon's effective systems, strategies and thoughtful event policies.

According to Anne Bitong, president and CEO of the Akron Marathon, Wyatt will bring a fresh perspective and an incredible energy to the runners.  

a photo of the GiveGauge website

A new social platform aims to help nonprofits connect with volunteers.

GiveGauge was developed by nonprofit CEO Joe Mazur, who heads the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.

He and his wife spent three years creating the site. Now more than a thousand volunteers are registered.

Mazur says it gives students an easy way to keep track of their service.