Our video, This is Kent, provides viewers with a first-hand glimpse into what has become of the home of so many Golden Flashes. The video’s host, Natalie, takes you on a tour of campus and downtown Kent; if you haven’t visited in the past few years, you won’t believe your eyes.
Institutional Advancement is proud to welcome Jeffery L. McLain, MMC, CFRE, as the division’s new vice president. He joins the university from Louisiana State University, where he was senior vice president of the LSU Foundation. McLain is enthusiastic about joining the Kent State community.
“I look forward to partnering with President Warren, the Institutional Advancement team and the Kent State family as we engage our alumni and friends to advance the mission of the university and its many campuses,” he says.
As a first-generation college student who grew up near campus, Angela Ehrich, psychology, ’17, and her family always viewed Kent State as her best chance to earn a valuable degree without taking on too much student debt. “I started visiting campus on field trips when I was in eighth grade, and I always loved it here,” Angela says.
Gerald (Jerry) Payto’s father taught him an important lesson early on in life. “He used to say, ‘You really don’t receive until you give,’” Jerry said. “That has stuck in my mind my whole life."