Fall '17 Series | Kent State University

Fall '17 Series

2017 Discovering Purpose Video contest winners

Hear stories from our students about their journey to find their purpose during their first semester at Kent State. These stories were recorded and produced by students from the Class of 2021.

Ryan Brumfield


Raleigh Flanagan


 

Mackenzie Matlack


Diamond Lauderdale


 

Danniel Thomas Dodd

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DANNIEL THOMAS DODD,
KENT STATE OLYMPIAN

Hear how a Kent State student and Jamaican Olympic athlete also focuses on academics in the hope of working with the International Olympic Committee. 

Miles McDaniels

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MILES MCDANIEL,
CURRENT SENIOR

Hear how Kent State senior, Miles McDaniel, discovered his purpose. 

Mitch Matthew

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MITCH MATTHEWS,
FRIEND OF KENT STATE

Hear how Mitch Matthews, creator of the Big Dream Gathering, found his purpose. 

Kate Otto's Discovering Purpose Video

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KATE OTTO,
AUTHOR AND CONVOCATION SPEAKER

Hear how Kate Otto, author of "Everyday Ambassador" and the 2017 convocation speaker found her purpose.