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Newly Completed Projects

Aeronautics and Technology Building

The Aeronautics and Technology building is the new facility for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology. The building is approximately 55,200 gross square feet and includes air traffic control training rooms in a lower level, classrooms and shop areas on the first floor, and faculty offices and classrooms on the second floor. The building was completed in December 2014. 

An event was held in April 2015 to celebrate the opening of the building. 

Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Prominently located on the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade, Olson Hall is home to University College. The previous office and meeting space was completely renovated beginning Spring 2014 and includes a new addition featuring an open common area for students and Wi-Fi bars. The Center for Undergraduate Excellence was completed in March 2015. 

An event was held in April 2015 to celebrate the opening of the building and its dedication as the home to University College

May Prentice House & Poetry Park

As the new home of the Wick Poetry Center, the May Prentice House has been restored and renovated to provide a larger and more flexible space for Wick programs and community use. In addition to housing the Wick staff and intern offices, the house offers a state-of-the-art digital classroom, the Stan and Tom Wick Library, the Jo Woodward Reading Room, and a third-floor Poet's Loft for quiet reflection and student conferences.

The "Seated Earth, 2014" sculpture is featured in the Poetry Park adjacent to the Wick Poetry Center's new home. The 12-foot bronze sculpture was designed and donated by Kent State alumnus, former art faculty member and Wick Poetry Center co-founder Robert Wick.

Dedication was held September 26, 2014 to celebrate the Poetry Center's new home.

Learn more about the Wick Poetry Center

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Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015 - 12:41pm

Photo of Kent State's new Aeronautics and Technology Building

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