Truly Transformational

Learn by Doing: Assistant Professor David Foster instructing students in his Video for Still Photographers class. Photo credit: Tyler Hill, Senior Visual Journalism major.

The largest single gift ever made to Kent State University to fund only scholarships will transform the Photojournalism program in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC).

Wallace (Wally) Hagedorn, took one photojournalism class at Kent State 73 years ago and was forever changed. He was so impressed with the class he took while still in high school he became an amateur photographer. 

Photojournalism Program at Kent State University Receives $3 Million Scholarship Bequest

The largest single gift ever made to Kent State University to fund only scholarships will transform the Photojournalism program in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

A Cincinnati man who took a photojournalism class at Kent State in 1941 has left a $3 million bequest to the program. Wallace (Wally) Hagedorn, who passed away in 2013, was so impressed with the class he took while still in high school he became an amateur photographer. 

Are You Missing Out?

What began as a job to help pay for college and meet new people turned into a bigger reward than Kent State University senior Carissa Deeds could have imagined. 

A few months ago, Deeds was awarded the first Kent State University Libraries Student Assistant Scholarship. In the essay that secured her award, Deeds wrote about how working at the library helped her meet new people and made the transition from high school to college smoother.  

Kent State Nursing Students Recognized at Nurses Choice Awards and Scholarship Luncheon

Two Kent State University College of Nursing students recently received scholarships at the Nurses Choice Awards and Scholarship Luncheon, held at the Blackwell Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. Sponsored by the Ohio Nurses Foundation, the annual fundraiser awards notable nurses and future nurses with grants and scholarships. 

Interestingly, both of the honored Kent State nursing students have family members who also chose healthcare as a profession.

LifeShare Scholarship applicants being accepted through May 30

LifeShare Community Blood Services, a community-focused nonprofit organization, is providing a scholarship opportunity for Kent State University at Trumbull students.

Eligible students must be enrolled for the 2014 fall semester as a full-time or part-time undergraduate student at Kent State Trumbull, and be in good academic standing. Additionally, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., and submit a one-page statement regarding community service, its importance, and the applicant’s role within their local community.

School of Communication Studies presents scholarships and awards to recognize academic excellence and leadership

The Kent State University School of Communication Studies presented scholarships and awards to 12 students in recognition of academic excellence and leadership. The students, all Communication Studies majors, were recognized at a reception and honors ceremony held April 9, 2014, in the Moulton Hall Ballroom on the Kent campus.

Making the presentations were Paul Haridakis, Ph.D., Director of the School of Communication Studies, and Jeffrey T. Child, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the School of Communication Studies.

Budgeting for College

College is an investment with a lifetime return on investment. A college education provides your student with exponential opportunities, as he or she embarks on personal and professional goals. Of course, the earlier you start saving the better. But, there are also multiple financing options available. Not to mention, financial aid, investments, loans and scholarships. Regardless of your financial position, it is possible to make your student’s dream a reality.

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