Institutional Advancement Featured News

Lellan “Mac” McFarland, Carol McFarland and Lauren Marcelonis
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 11:43am
Lellan "Mac" McFarland '80 EMBA, and his wife of 52 years, Carol, have greatly enjoyed the relationship they have with their student scholarship recipient, Lauren Marcelonis, a senior in managerial marketing.
Marilyn and Rollie Walk
Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 11:34am
An interesting thing happened when Rolland “Rollie” Walk met Erika Hoot – they discovered that their goals in business were very similar, even though they were many years apart in age.
Charles and Joanne Compton
Friday, June 1, 2012 - 10:50am
Charles and Joanne Compton have included a generous gift to Porthouse Theatre in their trust plans. In these days of video-on-demand and other forms of instant, portable entertainment, finding live theatre performances is like finding rare jewels in the sand. Porthouse Theatre i...
Drs. Richard and Nancy Bredemeier
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 10:59am
Retired after 30 years of service to Kent State University, Drs. Richard and Nancy Bredemeier are creating a lasting legacy. When they came to Kent State in the fall of 1969, Richard and Nancy Bredemeier only expected to stay a few years. More than four decades later, they're st...
Gus Markanton
Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 11:05am
Gus Markanton Knew the Value of Both
Professors G. Dennis Cooke and Barbara Andreas.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 10:10am
Find your passion and pay it forward. On 86 acres in a place called Hocking Hills, just south and east of Columbus, two distinguished emeriti professors of biology at Kent State are chopping wood, growing vegetables and enjoying a retirement so active that most people would get...
Kimberly Todd-White's endowed scholarship will benefit students in Pan-African studies
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 10:29am
According to her husband, Scott, Kimberly Todd-White was a classic over-achiever. President of the National Honor Society in high school, and an alumna of Kent State where she received her B.A. and Master's degrees in English.
Michalene Hughley
Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 10:21am
When she was just a little girl, Michalene Hughley learned the value of hard work and persistence. Raised by a single mother who had minimal parenting skills and was on welfare, Michalene took care of herself, her four brothers and their home in Warren during the turbulent 1960'...