Kent State is the only college in Ohio named to the prestigious list.

University is only college in Ohio named to the prestigious list

Kent State University's Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Todd Diacon and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alfreda Brown announced the appointment of six faculty members as 2016-2018 Provost Faculty Associates for Kent State’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 

The Kent State University Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve international reaccreditation. Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA), the program requires agencies to meet state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations and support services.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas has been officially accepted into the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). The announcement was made at the USCAA national convention in Richmond, Virginia. The application for USCAA membership was submitted in March.

Beginning with 2016 Fall Semester, the campus will offer men's and women's basketball and cross country, men's golf, women’s volleyball and bowling. Wrestling and soccer are among the sports that will be added to the Golden Eagles athletic program during the 2017-18 academic year. 

Angela Anikienko, a Kent State University junior nursing student from LaGrange, Ohio, completed the United States Institute for Kangaroo Care’s® certification course at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital in June. Anikienko, who received a sponsorship from the institute to attend the course, was one of only three Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students in the nation to earn the certification.