News Archive

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 11:16am

Photo of James TynerKent State University recently received a $330,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to use historical satellite imagery and archival research to study landscapes of mass violence in Cambodia during and after the regime of the Khmer Rouge from 1975 to 1979.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 11:04am

True or false -- only star athletes and academic all-stars receive funding for college? False!

David Garcia, Kent State University’s associate vice president for enrollment management, talks with WKYC about the misconceptions of financial aid.

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 2:44pm

Kent State University's Gianna Commito, an associate professor who teaches painting in its School of Art, has been named the recipient of a 2015 Cleveland Arts Prize. Commito will be presented with one of two Emerging Artist Awards at this year’s ceremony, to be held at the Cleveland Museum of Art at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 25. The award carries a cash prize of $10,000.

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 2:35pm

How should gender and sexuality be taught and studied? It is a question that 90.3 WCPN ideastream presented to five panelists, including Kent State University’s Molly Merryman, Ph.D., coordinator of LGBT Studies and associate professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 9:13am

Destination Kent State is back! The June and July advising and registration program is a one-and-a-half-day experience that includes an overnight stay in a residence hall. New, first-year students are encouraged to invite family members to participate in the program.

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 5:32pm

With the strong support of Kent State University President Beverly Warren, who throughout her first year in office has encouraged undergraduates to enroll in at least 15 credit hours per semester in order to reap the personal, professional and financial benefits of graduating in four years, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (June 4) eliminated the additional per-credit-hour fee charged to students who enroll in 17 and 18 credit hours per semester.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 9:31am

UPDATED JUNE 3, 2015: There are some changes to the media advisory that was sent June 1. Please note that the Kent State University Board of Trustees will convene its next regular business meeting June 4 at 2:30 p.m. (instead of 3 p.m.). The Finance and Administration Committee meeting will meet from 12:45-2:15 p.m. Also, the Board meeting agenda has been revised. It is available at


Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 12:14pm

Photo of Kent State nursing students and others (photo courtesy of Nancy Mosca, Akron Children's Hospital)Six nursing students enter ASCEND nursing diversity program

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 10:04am

Scholar of the Month
Denice Sheehan
Associate Professor of Nursing
College of Nursing