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Student and Donor
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...
Charlie Thomas
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.
Students during TAG Day
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 4:19pm
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." - William Arthur Ward
Deona Miller
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 12:00pm
Deona Miller was born in the Republic of Cape Verde, an island country off the coast of Western Africa. Tough economic times during the decades following its independence from Portugal led many of its residents to emigrate to Europe and the Americas. At age four, Deona was one of...
Joseph Rich
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 4:55pm
When your father is your hero, you want to honor him in any way you can. Joseph Rich found the perfect way to honor his. "I studied Engineering in college because I wanted to be like him," said Joseph Rich about his father, Gary Rich. "While I was never near the engineer my fath...
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12:52pm
One of the most all-encompassing transformations in university history is taking place right now at Kent State University. The Foundations of Excellence: Building the Future initiative includes the construction of new buildings, facility upgrades and establishment of dynamic, new...
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:33pm
Kent State University’s Annual Giving and Donor Services departments are sponsoring “Thank-A-Giver (T.A.G.) Day” on Wednesday, Oct. 1, on the Kent Campus as a way to acknowledge and thank the many generous donors, alumni and friends who help support Kent State and its students.
Mary Brown and Katie Toscano
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 10:29am
"You may be only one person in this world, but to one person at one time, you are the world." – Anonymous Right now, Mary Brown, '53,'66, is the world to Kent State University junior conservation major and honors student, Katie Tuscano.
Program Staff
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 5:29pm
During the spring semester, Kent State University's Gerald H. Read Center for International and Intercultural Education, part of the College of Education, Health, and Human Services (EHHS),hosted 16 visiting scholars as part of the Internationa...