Flashes of Brilliance
Kent State Holds Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Featuring Filmmaker Dawn Porter
Kent State will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, to celebrate King’s life and legacy. Award-winning documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter will serve as this year’s keynote speaker. The virtual program is free and open to the public.
Creating a Community of Belonging by Embracing Access for All
Founded on a principle that education should be available to every citizen, Kent State is committed to breaking down barriers that inhibit access and hinder degree completion.
Kent State Community Answers Call to Keep Local News Alive
Members of the university community are joining professional journalists in meeting the challenge of providing local news coverage.
Kent State Celebrates Its Newest Graduates With In-Person Commencement Ceremonies
The Kent State alumni family grew by more than 2,400 new graduates as the university held its fall commencement. The accomplishments of the Fall Class of 2021 were recognized with in-person commencement ceremonies and a virtual commencement ceremony for all colleges and degrees on Dec. 17-18.
Kent State’s Giving Tuesday Brings in Record-Breaking $7.7 Million
This year, Kent State University donors demonstrated the power of philanthropy by giving at unprecedented levels. The 2021 Giving Tuesday campaign shattered the previous records, more than tripling last year’s record of $2.2 million.