News Archive

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 9:17am

Kent State University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which is the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service-learning and civic engagement. 

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 11:27am

Photo of Stephanie HaughStephanie Haugh of Kent State University’s women’s soccer team has been named the female recipient of the 2015 Bob James Memorial Award by the Mid-American Conference Faculty Athletics Representatives. The announcement was made by the league office today.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 2:52pm

Photo of Doug Steidl with studentsFor a fifth time, university employees give Kent State high marks 

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 11:57am

The Kent State University Museum will be closed for maintenance on Saturday, July 25, and will reopen Sunday, July 26. Sunday hours are noon to 4:45 p.m. 

For additional information, please call the museum at 330-672-3450 or visit

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Monday, July 20, 2015 - 4:01pm

The final public meeting for the Kent State University Airport Master Plan has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, from 6-8 p.m. at the Stow-Munroe Falls High School Auditorium, located at 3227 Graham Road in Stow, Ohio. The first public meeting was held in 2013 to introduce the project to the community and seek input about the airport’s future. During the second public meeting in November 2014, the public had an opportunity to review and provide comments on the alternatives’ development and evaluation.

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 9:31am

The opportunity to travel abroad for the first time for some Kent State University students came through a summer internship program in Florence, Italy. 

“I had been waiting for an opportunity to travel abroad,” said Andrea Sutton, a Kent State hospitality management student. “And now I’ve been able to fulfill my dream, and it was everything I imagined and more.”

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 2:52pm

Photo of Jerry Wong with student at 2014 Piano InstituteThe 2015 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 11:13am

A special classroom at Kent State University turned into a LEGO® city filled with roaring lions, speeding cars and spinning tops.

The moving creations are part of a unique summer camp, LEGO WeDo™ Robotics, put on by the Research Center for Educational Technology in the College of Education, Health and Human Services.

It is one of many technology-based camps that the center offers as part of the Kent State’s commitment to reaching out and serving the community.

Click here to watch a video on the camp.