Success Stories

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. 

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.”

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 9:18am

Sarah Hider, a Kent State University graduate student from Wooster, Ohio, has been crowned Miss Ohio 2015 after competing at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio, on June 20. Hider is the second Kent State student in the past two years to win the title. Heather Wells, a Kent State broadcast journalism graduate, won the competition in 2013.

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 9:45am

Scholar of the Month
Andrew Shahriari
Associate Professor of Music
College of the Arts
2008-present

Andrew Shahriari has been recently promoted to associate professor for the 2015-2016 academic year. He also serves as coordinator of online classes for music in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music in the College of the Arts. His current research focuses on ethnomusicology, music and autism, and online world music education.

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 9:19am

In the gym of the MAC Center Annex, you can hear the voices of student trainers echo from one end to the other. 

“Nice long strides with those feet,” shouts one student trainer.

“Let’s lunge to me,” encourages another.

Kent State University exercise physiology graduate students are playing a key role in Fit for Life, an expanded version of the former Faculty/Staff Exercise Program. 

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 7:08am

Fifty Kent State University students from the College of Communication and Information participated in education abroad programs in Europe this spring, visiting Northern Ireland, Ireland and England in May.

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 9:22am

Fifty Kent State University students from the College of Communication and Information participated in education abroad programs in Europe this spring, visiting Northern Ireland, Ireland and England in May.

Monday, June 22, 2015 - 11:39am

Miss Ohio 2015Sarah Hider, a Kent State University graduate student, is the new Miss Ohio. The 24-year-old won the title this past weekend and will go on to compete for the Miss America title.

Hider is the second Kent State student in the past two years to be crowned Miss Ohio. Heather Wells won the competition in 2013.

Monday, June 22, 2015 - 9:21am

Kent State University student-athlete Jordan Italiano of Canfield, Ohio, was tabbed “Smartest Player in College Football” in NFL.com’s 15 for ’15 series released on June 16. The pre-medicine/biochemistry major and safety on the Kent State football team carries a 3.978 heading into his senior year.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 9:46am

Photo of Jordan ItalianoKent State University’s Jordan Italiano is getting national attention for his performance both on the field and in the classroom. NFL.com has named Italiano to its 15 for ’15 series.

The NFL looks for players who make significant on-field contributions and demonstrate strong academic abilities.

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