Golden Flashes Continue Success in the Classroom

Members of the Kent State women’s soccer team line up for a photo at Zoeller Field.

Kent State University’s student-athletes continued their run of success in the classroom during the spring of 2014 by posting the third highest term grade point average (GPA) in recorded history.

The athletic department finished with a 3.085 spring GPA, a number that ranks behind only a 3.11 in the spring of 2013 and a 3.10 in the spring of 2012.

The department’s current cumulative GPA of 3.139 remains the highest in recorded history.

Groundbreaking for Kent State’s Field House Locker Room Project

The Field House locker room will provide a new facility for soccer, softball, field hockey, men’s and women’s track and cross country. In this facility, there will be a locker room, lounge area and satellite training space for athletes.

“This project will have a transformational effect on the Dix Complex and the programs it will serve,” said Matthew Geis, Kent State’s senior associate athletic director. “With student-athlete welfare at the forefront of our minds, this locker room project will greatly enrich the student-athlete experience.”

Groundbreaking for Kent State’s Field House Locker Room Project

Kent State’s new Field House locker room will provide a new facility for soccer, softball, field hockey, men’s and women’s track and cross country. In this facility, there will be a locker room, lounge area and satellite training space for athletes. (Provided by Design Build Team of Regency Construction Services and The Collaborative Inc.)

The Field House locker room will provide a new facility for soccer, softball, field hockey, men’s and women’s track and cross country. In this facility, there will be a locker room, lounge area and satellite training space for athletes.

“This project will have a transformational effect on the Dix Complex and the programs it will serve,” said Matthew Geis, Kent State’s senior associate athletic director. “With student-athlete welfare at the forefront of our minds, this locker room project will greatly enrich the student-athlete experience.”

Kent State Recognizes Judy Devine With 2014 Diversity Trailblazer Award

Judy Devine, a long-time member of Kent State University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, has been awarded the university’s 2014 Diversity Trailblazer Award. The annual Diversity Trailblazer Award recognizes diversity pioneers associated with Kent State. It is given to those individuals who have displayed exemplary contributions in the area of diversity to the university community. Devine was presented with the award during the university’s 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration held Jan. 23 in the Kent State University Ballroom.

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