Flashes of Brilliance
Lamar R. Hylton, Ph.D., and Taléa R. Drummer-Ferrell, Ph.D., Blazing Historical Trails at Kent State
Kent State University’s Lamar R. Hylton, Ph.D., and Taléa R. Drummer-Ferrell, Ph.D., recently entered the annals of university history. On May 1, 2020, Hylton became the first Black person in the university’s history to hold the title of vice president for student affairs. And on July 1, 2020, Drummer-Ferrell was appointed dean of students, making her the first Black woman to be named to the position.
Campus Kitchen Pivots Operations to Help Increasing Numbers of Food Insecure Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
The Campus Kitchen at Kent State University, a student-run organization that reclaims food to feed the needy in the Kent area, has had to swiftly switch gears from operating a hot food kitchen to an expanded food pantry.
Kent State’s Design Innovation Initiative Cultivates Creative Partnerships to Battle COVID-19
Members of Kent State University’s Design Innovation Initiative are forging creative collaborations with local and regional organizations and funders as they work toward the production of personal protective equipment (PPE) for first responders battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
University, Student Leaders Reflect on Whether George Floyd Protests Will Spur Sustained Change
University and student leaders share their personal insights into America's current unrest and whether protests will lead to lasting change.
Kent State Emergency Grant Fund Helps Students With Basic Needs
The Kent State Emergency Grant Fund is helping students meet financial challenges.