Flashes of Brilliance
Kent State Named Finalist for Degree Completion Award
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities has selected Kent State University as one of four finalists for the association’s 2020 Degree Completion Award. The annual award works to identify, recognize and reward institutions that employ innovative approaches to improve degree completion while ensuring educational quality.
Kent State Receives Best in Class and Hall of Fame Honors for Supplier Diversity
Kent State University has won a Best in Class award for supplier diversity from the Greater Cleveland Partnership. This marks the third time that the university has received this award. As a multiyear winner of the Best in Class awards, Kent State is also named to the Greater Cleveland Partnership’s Equity and Inclusion Hall of Fame.
Kent State Ranks Highest Among Northern Ohio Public Universities on Top Public Schools and Best National Universities Lists in 2021 U.S. News Rankings
Kent State University shines again in the new 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. Kent State is the highest-ranking public university in Northern Ohio on the Top Public Schools and Best National Universities lists in the newly released rankings.
Kent State Ranks No. 1 in Northern Ohio, No. 4 in Entire State in Forbes’ Best Employers List
Forbes and market research company Statista have named Kent State University No. 1 among employers in Northern Ohio and No. 4 in the entire state of Ohio on the 2020 America’s Best-in-State Employers list that highlights America’s best employers. Kent State is also the top educational institution on the Ohio list. (Photo from 2019 Employee Appreciation Day event)