Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12:52pm

What began as a job to help pay for college and meet new people turned into a bigger reward than Kent State University senior Carissa Deeds could have imagined. 

A few months ago, Deeds was awarded the first Kent State University Libraries Student Assistant Scholarship. In the essay that secured her award, Deeds wrote about how working at the library helped her meet new people and made the transition from high school to college smoother.  

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 4:33pm

For 30 years, Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center has been encouraging new voices – locally, regionally and nationally – and bringing poetry to people’s everyday lives through readings, publications, workshops and scholarships. Now, the Wick Poetry Center, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, begins a new era by relocating from Satterfield Hall to the Lefton Esplanade.

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:52pm

Part of Kent State University's College of the Arts, the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music provides excellent music instruction to students at the undergraduate and graduate levels who wish to pursue careers in music performance and music education.

Learn More About the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 4:35pm

To enable Kent State University to continue its multifaceted efforts to provide students with a high-caliber educational experience, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (May 28, 2014) increased tuition by 2 percent for undergraduate and graduate students on the university’s eight campuses. The increase, which is in keeping with a state-mandated limit on full-time, in-state undergraduate tuition increases for the 2014-15 academic year, is expected to leave Kent State’s tuition ranked in the middle of Ohio’s 13 public universities.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 4:34pm

Before the fall semester starts on Aug. 25, new students are invited to participate in Welcome Weekend, a four-day orientation program that ran Aug. 21-24 and helped students familiarize themselves with the Kent State University community. The events during the weekend served as an opportunity for students to transition into the university environment and learn about the academic and social opportunities that exist at Kent State.

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:33pm

Kent State University Fashion School graduate Anastasia Iafrate was named this year’s winner of the prestigious Supima Design Competition during a Sept. 4 event at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. Iafrate, who graduated in May with a Bachelor of Arts in fashion design, beat out finalists from five other institutions to win the award, which carries a $10,000 prize.

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:33pm

Kent State University’s Annual Giving and Donor Services departments are sponsoring “Thank-A-Giver (T.A.G.) Day” on Wednesday, Oct. 1, on the Kent Campus as a way to acknowledge and thank the many generous donors, alumni and friends who help support Kent State and its students.

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 4:34pm

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics (IAL), in the College of Arts and Sciences, a $166,000 grant to host a three-week summer institute on literature in translation as a means of enhancing cross-cultural understanding for 30 college and university teachers from across the U.S. 

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 4:33pm

Kent State University Fashion School graduate Anastasia Iafrate was named this year’s winner of the prestigious Supima Design Competition during a Sept. 4 event at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. Iafrate, who graduated in May with a Bachelor of Arts in fashion design, beat out finalists from five other institutions to win the award, which carries a $10,000 prize.



Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 4:34pm

It has come to our attention that a Kent State University professor posted an online statement charging scholars with responsibility for civilian deaths in Gaza. We condemn the professor’s statement as reprehensible and irresponsible. 

 At Kent State, we value collegiality and mutual respect. Assailing the public with broad statements of culpability violates these principles. 

 

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