NEO Beam Alliance Ltd. — as a result of the partnership between Kent State and Mercury Plastics a factory was created. The factory is called NEO Beam Alliance Ltd.
NEOMED — use Northeast Ohio Medical University on first reference; NEOMED for subsequent references; formerly Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine and Pharmacy (NEOUCOM).
NEOUCOM — see NEOMED.
numbers — follow the AP Stylebook with the exception of credit hours. See the entry for credit hours above.
offices — see under names of.
OhioLINK — use this form.
Outstanding Teaching Award — use this form for the yearly teaching awards conferred by the University Teaching Council.
page numbers — follow AP.
The information is on Page 21.
The index appears on Pages 395-399.
Check the index (Page 395) for all listings.
Pan-African — hyphenate.
Parents’ Day — use this form.
percentages — use number and write out the word in body copy; use number and percent symbol in tabulated copy.
Enrollment increased 5 percent.
plaza — William B. and Marion C. Risman Plaza or Risman Plaza on first reference; plaza for subsequent reference.
Podiatric Medicine, College of — see Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine
Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton greeted the students. Lefton is Kent State’s 11th
president. The president greeted the Kent State freshman students.
President’s List — always capitalize and use the apostrophe.
Presidents Cabinet — always capitalize; do not use an apostrophe.
Preview KSU! — use this form.
RCET — see Research Center for Educational Technology.
Regional Campuses —see under names of, campuses.
Rec Center — see Student Recreation and Wellness Center.
requirements — write out in full and capitalize the names of university requirements and subcategories.
Humanities and Fine Arts
Mathematics, Logic and Foreign Languages
the Transfer Module
the Writing-Intensive Course Requirement
Research Center for Educational Technology — use this form for first reference; center for subsequent references.
Responsibility Center Management — use this form for first reference; RCM for subsequent references.
Roadmap — use this form for references to the university’s Graduation Planning System.
Rockin’ in the Plaza — use this form.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum — not Rock-n-Roll; no ampersand.
Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance — use this form on first reference; Roe Green Center for subsequent references.
RSVP — follow AP style in all instances.
SBC Classroom — obsolete; see AT&T Classroom.
School of Fashion Design and Merchandising — use this form on first reference; Fashion School is acceptable for subsequent references. The Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising is the formal name.
Schoonover Stadium — use this form for the name of the varsity baseball facility.
Sculpture Walk — see Kent State University Sculpture Walk.
semester — capitalize only when referring to an official term; 2012 Fall Semester; Spring Semester 2012. However, lowercase fall semester or fall 2012. Also use the forms Summer Session I, II and III; and Winter Intersession and Spring Intersession. However, lowercase summer session and intersession.
spring break — see Spring Recess.
Spring Recess — use this form, which is the official name.
student-athlete — hyphenate.
Student Recreation and Wellness Center — write out in full for the first reference; center for subsequent references.
superscript — do not use superscript with ordinal numbers.
The university celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2010.
She taught ninth and 10th grades.
teams — use these forms: men’s Golden Flashes football team; women’s Golden Flashes baseball team; the team
Technology Transfer and Economic Development, Office of — formerly Technology Transfer.
theatre — university style uses the -re ending unless the -er ending is part of an official name.
Theodore Roosevelt High School — use this form
titles — titles of major works such as books, movies, plays, TV shows, journals, newspapers and magazines, names of ships are italicized. Titles of shorter works such as short stories, lectures, courses, articles, presentations, speeches, individual episodes of TV shows, songs, poems and works of art are set in quotations.
trademark — include the following statement at the end of your university communications, such as publications, Web pages and PowerPoint presentations:
Kent State, Kent State University and KSU are registered trademarks and may not be used without permission.
trustees — see Board of Trustees.
20-Year Club — use this form.
UCommute — use this form.
university — use Kent State University on first reference; use Kent State, or the university for
university email address -- use Kent State email address. See Standardized Terminology section for more info.University Library — use this form for the name of the building; not Main Library.
University Libraries — use this form for the name of the department.
upperclass, upperclassmen — see upper-division, upper-division students.
upper-division, upper-division students — use this form.
username — one word. When referring to FlashLine, use FlashLine user name. See Standardized Terminology section for more info.
user ID — use FlashLine user name. See Standardized Terminology section for more info.
Uumbaji Gallery — no diacritical marks.
Varsity “K” — use quotation marks around K.
Williamson Alumni Center — use Williamson Alumni Center on first reference; the alumni center or the center for subsequent references. The building was formerly Curtiss House, home to Kent State presidents until 1988.
Zoeller Field — formerly the soccer field.