CEREMONY HONORS & RECOGNITION
Americana Service Cords
Americana Service Cords will be presented to Veteran graduates and graduates who are members of the United States Armed Forces, including ROTC Cadets who will be commissioned upon graduation. Americana Service Cords will be mailed out mid-April to the diploma or permanent address of the eligible graduate for the Spring 2021 term.
Honorary degrees are awarded to persons of acknowledged eminence in the arts, letters or sciences, in the professions, or in public service whose contributions are so significant that benefits are recognized and acknowledged on a state, national or international level.
Candidates for baccalaureate degrees who demonstrate high levels of scholarship throughout their undergraduate years are graduated with institutional honors. Click here to view eligibility requirements. Honor cords will be mailed out in July to the diploma or permanent address of the eligible graduate for the Summer 2021 term.
For further information regarding your honors eligibility, please contact the One Stop for Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 330-672-6000 or via the Contact Us button on their website www.kent.edu/onestop. For questions regarding the cord mailing please contact University Events and Protocol at email@example.com.
The President's Medal recognizes faculty and administrative staff who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of Kent State University through extraordinary and unique service. The Committee on Citation and Recognition invites faculty and staff members from all campuses to submit nominations for the President's Medal.
The Kent State University Medallion is intended to honor those who have contributed significantly to the university's well-being but who would not be eligible for an honorary degree or the President's Medal.