Kent State Stark Student Wins Innis Maggiore Scholarship

CANTON, Ohio (July 31, 2012) -- Innis Maggiore President and CEO Dick Maggiore today announced that Kent State University at Stark junior Taylor Klingaman of Canton has been awarded the Innis Maggiore Endowed Scholarship for Communications.

"Investing in today's students is a way for us to invest in the future of Stark County," President and CEO Dick Maggiore said. "As the level of education rises, so does the quality of our community."

Innis Maggiore, the nation's leading agency in the practice of positioning, originally endowed the scholarship in 2007. Full-time Kent State Stark students who reside in Stark County and major in communications, marketing, public relations, journalism or advertising are eligible for the annual scholarship. For more information, visit

Klingaman is a member of the Honors College with a major in applied communication and a double minor in marketing and business. "I chose applied communication because I felt it was the broadest option and it aligned with my plan to go back to school for my master's degree," Klingaman said. "I would like to return to Kent State for my master's and stay in the area when I pursue a career."

Innis Maggiore is the nation's leading advertising agency in the practice of positioning, building strong brand positions for companies in competitive markets. The advertising and public relations agency had 2011 capitalized billings of more than $20 million. Key clients include Alside, Aultman Health Foundation, Bank of America, Chesapeake Energy, GOJO Industries, Inc., inventors of PURELL®, Goodyear, GuideStone Financial Resources, Nickles Bakery, RTI International Metals and Republic Steel. Innis Maggiore is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies and the Public Relations Society of America. 

For more information contact:

Jim Cyphert
Director of Public Relations
Innis Maggiore
P: 330-492-5500