Institutional Advancement Featured News
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 8:17am
At a ceremony held April 11, 2019, nearly 50 years after his own graduation, John Elliot, ’70, and his wife, Fonda, were present as the architecture and environmental design building was officially named “The John Elliot Center for Architecture and Environmental Design.”
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:11pm
Kent State University’s Giving Tuesday 2018 broke the million-dollar mark for the second year in a row.
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 4:14pm
With the launch of its 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign on Nov. 1, Kent State University has again transformed what was just a one-day fundraising initiative into a monthlong giving campaign to support student scholarships, expanded programs, study away initiatives and 21st-century f...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:30am
Throughout the month of November 2018, alumni and friends of Kent State University have the opportunity to make a tremendous impact on the lives of our students and on Kent State.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:54pm
John and Fonda Elliot have become the largest donors in Kent State University’s history, providing the largest total outright gift of $10 million as well as a $2 million planned gift, benefiting the College of Architecture and Environmental Design.
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 1:14pm
Kent State University professor of art, Jennifer Jones, hopes to engage and inspire a community and Kent State students though planned murals within The Summit County Department of Job and Family Services building in Akron.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 11:17am
Art has the power to change the world. Kent State University faculty member Chris Coles aspires to use the arts to make a powerful impact on social injustice and violence in our communities.
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 3:30pm
“With the support of the Roe Green Foundation, the university will continue to serve Roe’s vision and honor her legacy with creative excellence,” said John Crawford-Spinelli, dean of the College of the Arts at Kent State.
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 3:39pm
Thanks to the benevolence of others, friends and family can now have a seat on a swing beside Rockwell Hall, and quietly reflect on fallen Kent State fashion major, Taylor Pifer, who had a tremendous impact on their lives.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 4:10pm
More Golden Flashes than ever before participated in Kent State's 10th annual Alumni Day of Service, making a tremendous difference in their communities across the country.