Flashes of Brilliance
Kent State Celebrates Its Spring 2021 Graduates With In-Person Commencement Ceremonies
Students wearing graduation caps and gowns will once again grace the campus as Kent State University celebrates its newest graduates and marks the return of in-person commencement ceremonies for the first time since December 2019.
Kent State to Mark 51st Commemoration of May 4, 1970, With Virtual Event, Honor Wounded Students
Members of the Kent State University community and people around the world will gather virtually for the 51st Commemoration of May 4, 1970, the day the Ohio National Guard fired on Kent State students during an anti-war protest, killing four students and wounding nine other students.
Kent State’s Exploratory Program Receives National Recognition
Kent State University’s Exploratory Program in University College has been awarded two prestigious national awards for its work with exploratory students.
Kent State Awarded $3.5 Million Choose Ohio First Grants
The state of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Higher Education announced that Kent State University has been awarded Choose Ohio First grants totaling $3.5 million to support students in the critical fields of science (including health professions), technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Art and Hope Intersect: Kent State and University of Arizona Launch Global Vaccine Poem Project
The Global Vaccine Poem project is a collaboration between the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University and the University of Arizona Poetry Center. It offers an inclusive and participatory opportunity during the universal vaccination experience, inviting all to share their voices and promote COVID-19 vaccination through the imaginative language of poetry.