Flashes of Brilliance
Kent State Announces Largest Single Gift in University History
The largest single gift in Kent State University history, by Ambassador Edward F. Crawford, will complete the capital campaign to enable the construction of a new College of Business Administration building on the university’s Kent Campus.
Kent State Announces Forever Brighter, a $350 Million Fundraising Campaign
Kent State University publicly launched a $350 million comprehensive fundraising campaign Saturday, Oct. 2. During a special halftime announcement at the Homecoming football game, campaign co-chairs Sandra C. and Lawrence R. Armstrong joined Kent State President Todd Diacon to publicly unveil Forever Brighter to thousands of alumni, donors and friends.
Kent State to Build Expansion to Its Aeronautics and Engineering Building
A $1.5 million gift from The Timken Foundation of Canton has allowed Kent State University to advance the groundbreaking timeline for the expansion of the Aeronautics and Engineering Building.
Kent State Again Ranks Highest Among Northern Ohio Public Universities on Top Public Schools List in U.S. News 2022 Best Colleges Rankings
Once again, Kent State University shines in the new U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges rankings. U.S. News has again named Kent State among the Top Public Schools in the nation in the newly released rankings.
Kent State Again Named One of the Nation’s Most LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Universities by Campus Pride
Campus Pride has released its 2021 Best of the Best LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Universities list, and for the second time in two years, Kent State University has landed on it. Kent State is the only Ohio public university to make the 2021 list, and it again is the only school in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) to receive this recognition.