Kent State’s “Formula to Finish” Timely Graduation Initiative Saves Students Time and Money

Kent State is embarking on a campaign called “Formula to Finish” to motivate and assist students toward timely graduation.

Kent State University is embarking on a campaign to motivate and assist students toward timely graduation. The university’s “Formula to Finish” initiative encourages students to register for and pass at least 15 credit hours per semester in order to graduate in two years to get their associate degree or four years for a bachelor’s degree, and save time and money in the process. Kent State’s Undergraduate Studies oversees the “Formula to Finish” initiative for all students at Kent State’s eight campuses.

President Warren Joins U.S. Rep. Ryan in Championing Transportation Funding

Kent State President Beverly Warren joins U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan for a discussion about transportation issues and funding in the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority’s Kent Central Gateway multimodal transit center.

Kent State University President Beverly Warren recently joined U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan in a meeting with regional leaders about the state of Ohio’s infrastructure and the need for increased funding to improve deficiencies. 

The group met Sept. 5 in Kent at the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority’s Kent Central Gateway multimodal transit center.

Ryan discussed a report that awarded the United States an overall D+ grade in infrastructure and suggested that the nation needs to invest trillions of dollars in future transportation.

Kent State President, Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Athletic Director Joel Nelson, President Beverly Warren and Head Football Coach Paul Haynes take the “Ice Bucket challenge” on the field at Dix Stadium to help raise money to find a cure for ALS.

Kent State University President Beverly Warren, Athletic Director Joel Nielsen, and Head Football Coach Paul Haynes spent a cold Tuesday afternoon at Dix Stadium after taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge, a national campaign aimed at increasing awareness and contributions for ALS – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Warren accepted the challenge that was tweeted Aug. 13 by Rebecca Windover, an assistant residence hall director whose father-in-law has been battling ALS for more than a year.

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