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Flashes of Brilliance
What A Celebration! Homecoming Brings Golden Flashes Together
The Kent State University Golden Flashes family was marking milestones and making memories at Homecoming 2022, held Saturday, Oct. 1. Kent State alumni, students, parents, employees and community members donned their blue-and-gold gear and reunited for one of the university’s long-standing traditions.
A Decade of Diversity Excellence: Kent State’s Diversity Commitment Recognized for 10th Consecutive Year
Kent State University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has been recognized with the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The annual award recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Kent State Is the Place to Be! First-Year Student Numbers Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Kent State University’s Class of 2026 has arrived on the Kent Campus in strong numbers – 4,251 to be exact – an increase of nearly 7% over the previous year, the largest class since before the pandemic and the eighth largest incoming class in the university’s 112-year history.
Kent State Remains Highest-Ranked Northern Ohio University on Top Public Schools List in 2022-2023 U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings
Kent State University continues to demonstrate its strength as an academic institution with its inclusion on several lists in the new 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. U.S. News has again named Kent State among the Top Public Schools in the nation in the newly released rankings.