Success Stories Archive

Kent State students Margaret Suren (left) and Kristen Durkin (right) pose for a picture on the Ponte Santa Trinita looking upon Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Durkin said her study abroad experience gave her the chance to grow as an individual and enhance her cultural awareness. (Photo provided by Kristen Durkin)
by Ryan Collins and Taylor Titus
February 25, 2014 - 1:49pm
Kent State University provides its students with numerous study abroad opportunities to further their college careers and gain multicultural experience. The university’s program in Florence, Italy, is one of the most popular programs, offering inspiring personal, school and work experiences.
Undergraduate Students Research Objectification of Women on TV
by Shannen Laur
February 19, 2014 - 11:32am
Previous research says female members of Generation Y are likely to have low self-esteem, resulting in negative behavior because of how women are portrayed in the media, but on the contrary, three undergraduate students from Kent State University have found this is not always true.
Panel members discuss ways of encouraging young people to attend college during the See You @ College Conference, held in the Student Center Ballroom.
by Foluke Omosun
February 19, 2014 - 10:31am
Kent State University will host a one-day conference that is expected to bring together about 300 community organizations and leaders to discuss ways to increase college enrollment and graduation of first-generation and academically motivated students in Northeast Ohio. The See You @ College conference will take place on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The conference is free and open to high school and college educators and administrators, community leaders, educational organizations and more.
A Kent State student makes her way across the snowy Kent Campus following a fresh snowfall.
by Hannah Hamner
February 12, 2014 - 10:31am
Kent State University recently earned the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA designation for the sixth consecutive year. Founded in 2008, Tree Campus USA acknowledges colleges and universities nationwide for campus forest management and commitment to conservation goals. The excitement of receiving this honor has not diminished for Heather White, grounds manager of University Facilities Management at Kent State.  
Yanhai Du has been selected as Kent State University’s Scholar of the Month. Du is assistant professor of energy and industrial technology in Kent State’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology.
by University Communications and Marketing
February 12, 2014 - 10:31am
Scholar of the Month Yanhai Du Assistant Professor of Energy and Industrial Technology College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology 2013-present
Kent State students, as well as faculty and staff members march to Ritchie Hall at the end of the university's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration program held in Kent Student Center Ballroom.  Read more at <a href="" rel="nofollow"></a>
by Foluke Omosun
January 27, 2014 - 10:31am
Kent State University held its 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The celebratory event, which was free and open to the public, was themed “Honor the Dream.” It featured a variety of activities, including the presentation of the 2014 Diversity Trailblazer Award, a special “Honor the Dream” segment and student-led film debut.
Members of the Kent State community listen as Dr. Beverly J. Warren gives remarks after being elected the 12th president of Kent State University.
by University Communications and Marketing
January 24, 2014 - 11:39am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees has elected Beverly J. Warren, Ed.D., Ph.D., FACSM, currently provost and senior vice president of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), as its next university president at a special board meeting held Jan. 8, 2014. Warren will begin serving as Kent State’s 12th president on July 1, 2014. She will succeed retiring President Lester A. Lefton, who has served as Kent State's chief executive officer since July 1, 2006.
Kent State ROTC Cadets John Richards and David Herchick prepare to be commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.
by Foluke Omosun
January 24, 2014 - 10:31am
David Herchick and John Richards, two Golden Eagle Battalion cadets from Kent State University’s Army ROTC program, were recently commissioned as second lieutenants during a ceremony that took place in the Governance Chambers at the Kent Student Center on Dec. 13, 2013. The commissioning ceremony marked a major step in the army career of both Herchick and Richards who will be moving on to serve in the National Guard.
Hai Dinh
by University Communications and Marketing
January 3, 2014 - 10:31am
Scholar of the Month Hai Dinh Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Regional College Kent State University at Trumbull 2004-present Hai Dinh is an associate professor of mathematical sciences at Kent State University at Trumbull. His research interests include Algebraic Coding Theory and Ring and Module Theory.