Institutional Advancement Featured News
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 11:59am
Ruth Krause Has Donated Over $100,000 in Volunteer Hours to Kent State It’s a rare gift to be able to do what you love every day and get paid for it. It’s a whole other category of love to do it for free. Ruth Krause has been doing just that for 15 years at the Kent State Univers...
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 9:54am
The impact of giving was felt deeply at Kent State University on Friday, April 24, as the university hosted the grand opening for the new Aeronautics and Technology Building, made possible by generous donors. The event celebrated the opening of the 55,000-square-foot building an...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 3:21pm
As a first-generation college student who grew up near campus, Angela Ehrich, psychology, ’17, and her family always viewed Kent State as her best chance to earn a valuable degree without taking on too much student debt. “I started visiting campus on field trips when I was in ei...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 2:49pm
Gerald (Jerry) Payto’s father taught him an important lesson early on in life. “He used to say, ‘You really don’t receive until you give,’” Jerry said. “That has stuck in my mind my whole life."
Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 3:25pm
Dr. Geneva M. Damron and Dr. O. Rex Damron’s generosity helps give students’ dreams a fair chance to come true. Some family traditions have to do with holidays or seasons. Some have to do with annual vacations or birthdays. But for the Damron family, one significant family tradi...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 3:51pm
Institutional Advancement launches Foundations of Excellence website, providing viewers with live web cam coverage and many details about the changing face of Kent State University.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 3:11pm
In 2013 shortly before his death, Cordell Glaus ‘51, endowed a study abroad scholarship in honor of a professor. A year later, his wife, Henrietta, met the first recipient of the scholarship endowed by her late husband, and heard first-hand what a profound impact it had on this s...
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 9:14am
The largest single gift ever made to Kent State University to fund only scholarships will transform the Photojournalism program in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. A Cincinnati man who took a photojournalism class at Kent State in 1941 has left a $3 million beque...
Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 5:38pm
Charlie Thomas’ (’74 Marketing) mother graduated from high school and his dad finished eighth grade, so when Charlie was the second in his family to graduate from college (his older brother was the first), it was a personal accomplishment for him.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 4:19pm
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." - William Arthur Ward