Flashes of Brilliance
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)
Kent State Receives ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ Recognition for Ninth Time
Kent State University is being recognized for the ninth time as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities, and ModernThink LLC, a consulting firm. Now in its 13th year, the “Great Colleges to Work For” annual report recognizes the colleges that get top ratings from their employees on workforce practices and policies.
Kent State Increases Retention, Achieves Record-High Graduation Rate and GPA
They’re back! Kent State University students have begun their fall 2020 classes, and official enrollment figures include many highlights.