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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 Univer...
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...
Scholarship recipient Angela Ehrich
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."
Pictured at left are Dr. Geneva M. Damron and Dr. O. Rex Damron
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.