Institutional Advancement Featured News

Stephen G. Sokany, M.B.A., '96
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 2:22pm
On August 5, 2016, Kent State University President Beverly Warren announced the appointment of Stephen G. Sokany, M.B.A., '96, an alumnus and longtime employee, to the position of vice president for institutional advancement, effective Aug. 8, 2016. Sokany has served the universi...
Three generations of Flashes.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 8:58am
Nicholas Giardina, ’06, a third-generation Kent State alumnus, worked his way through college. Now, he gives back to support those whose circumstances he identifies with most, helping them to stand out and impact the world.
Generosity Report image
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 2:58pm
During the past fiscal year, many people looked carefully at Kent State University and said, “This is a place I believe in — this is a community worth my investment.” Our 2015 Generosity Report tells the story of their impact. Our supporter...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 1:54pm
Kent State alumni, friends, faculty and staff were encouraged to put their money where their hearts are by supporting support the university college, campus or program of their choice on Giving Tuesday, December 1st, 2015. They more than answered this call to action, contributing...
President Warren, Giving Tuesday
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 7:47am
  December 1, 2015, is Giving Tuesday, the day that kicks off the season of giving. It’s a time to take a moment after the Thanksgiving holiday to give thanks by giving back. This is the third year Kent State has celebrated Giving Tuesday, but this year there’s a twist: Kent St...
Matthew Toro, pictured at right, with scholarship donor Kady Pownall
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 1:02pm
Matthew Toro, '15, had a simple yet daunting goal: to graduate from college, debt-free. Setting his sights on his future, Matthew confronted this personal challenge head-on, and through determination and admirable effort he achieved his goal.
Dr. Angela Neal-Barnett
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 12:53pm
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million U.S. adults age 18 and older – 18 percent of the U.S. population. While many studies indicate higher rates of anxiety and depression in African-American women, those studies also indic...
Students walk along the Lester Lefton Esplanade.
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 12:14pm
Have you heard about the amazing physical changes to Kent State University and the city of Kent, but haven’t made it to campus recently? Sometimes, words aren’t enough to convey such a remarkable transformation. Now, you can see these changes for yourself!
Ruth Kraus
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...
Kent State's Aeronautics and Technology Building
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...