John and Fonda Elliot, donors of the largest gift in Kent State University history, reflect on their transformational experiences at Kent State and offer advice to current students.
Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 5:55pm
Kent State President Beverly J. Warren offers gratitude for record-breaking contributions during Giving Tuesday 2018.
Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:14pm
This year in review video, which was shown during the 2018 State of the University Address, provides highlights from 2017-18.
Posted: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:55pm
Students in Kent State’s American Sign Language/English interpreting program got hands-on experience interpreting for deaf visitors during Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:34pm
A member of Kent State University's field hockey team celebrates a play during the Golden Flashes' 4-0 shutout victory over the Ball State Cardinals.
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:34pm
The celebration of 100 years of Homecoming at Kent State was “ruled” by 2018 Homecoming Queen Jennifer Uren and Homecoming King Jordan Euell.
Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 3:07pm
The Kent Blossom programs, which include Kent Blossom Music Festival, Kent Blossom Art Intensives and Porthouse Theatre, have touched more than 100,000 students and audience members' lives over the course of five decades.
Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 3:28pm
A student from Kent State University's Hugh A. Glauser School of Music practices in what she calls "a perfect spot" on campus. The poor acoustics there help her to better hear – and correct – any flaws in her performance.
Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 6:05pm
Come home to Kent State University for Homecoming on Oct. 6, 2018! Celebrate 100 years of Homecoming with Golden Flashes from every generation. #KentHC #FlashesForever
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2018 - 2:33pm
Freshmen at the American Academy attend a welcome reception before starting classes. The American Academy is a new partnership between Kent State University and Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR), a major university in Brazil, for students who want a global experience while earning their degree.
Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018 - 1:53pm
Graduates of Kent State University's Child Development Center discuss their experiences at the center and future aspirations.
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 5:07pm
A new roundabout, at the intersection of Campus Center Drive and Risman Drive, has multiple lanes and HAWK Beacons.
Posted: Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:50pm
Majeda Alhinai, a visiting assistant professor in Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, talks about the intersection of art and architecture.
Posted: Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:21pm
Sophomores from Akron Public Schools’ Firestone Community Learning Center spent a week at Kent State University learning about college programs and numerous potential careers.
Posted: Friday, July 20, 2018 - 2:33pm
Kent State University offers more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates, among them 282+ baccalaureate, 40 associate, 50 master's, and 23 doctoral programs of study.
Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:18pm
Kent State University students and staff at IdeaBase speak about their experiences working on real-world client projects. IdeaBase is a student-powered creative agency in downtown Kent and is a service of Kent State's College of Communication and Information.
Posted: Friday, July 6, 2018 - 6:55pm
Kent Blossom Art Intensives are a series of two-week studio art intensives conducted each summer since 1968 at Kent State University by resident School of Art faculty and an exciting array of visiting artists.
Posted: Friday, June 29, 2018 - 4:04pm
Neither Hurricane Irma nor Hurricane Maria could stop a Kent State University nursing student from graduating, even though the Category 5 storms that hit the U.S. Virgin Islands last September forced Debra Thomas to make a difficult decision.
Posted: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 2:43pm
Hear how Kent State University at Stark marketing student Dylanni Smith found her purpose after landing a White House internship.
Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:25pm
A group of students and faculty from Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design was the only American team invited to the prestigious Harbin Institute of Technology's “Extraordinary ICE Building Design Competition” in Harbin, China.
Posted: Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:04pm
Four development teams pitch their concepts for a new home for Kent State University's College of Business Administration.
Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:38pm
Join other Golden Flashes for the 10th annual Alumni Day of Service on April 21. To sign up for one of the service sites or to create your own, visit www.ksualumni.org/FlashesGiveBack.
Posted: Friday, March 30, 2018 - 3:55pm
Researchers at Kent State University, in partnership with the Keck School of Medicine of USC, have discovered differences in the chemical composition of MLB baseballs made before and after 2015.
Posted: Friday, March 23, 2018 - 7:48pm
Gemma Casadesus Smith, Ph.D., an associate professor of biological sciences at Kent State University, talks about memory loss and what she is doing to help prevent it.
Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
Sandy Scheuer was on her way to class on May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen responding to protests of the Vietnam War at Kent State University. Now, almost 50 years later, Ms. Scheuer’s life will be the subject of a new exhibit at the May 4 Visitors Center at Kent State.
Posted: Friday, March 9, 2018 - 8:38pm
You will find Kent State University driving the region’s economy in nearly every sector of industry. From FedEx to Medical Mutual to Sherwin-Williams and the Cleveland Indians, our graduates are making dynamic impact and shaping lasting contributions across Northeast Ohio.
Posted: Friday, March 2, 2018 - 2:45pm
The Kent State University Orchestra is one of the major performance ensembles in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music. It is open to all Kent State students, through audition, regardless of major.
Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:34pm
Watch highlights from the event announcing Kent State and Akron Public Schools' new academic partnership.
Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
Hear how a student from Rwanda overcame incredible odds to earn a degree and discover his purpose in higher education.
Posted: Friday, January 26, 2018 - 4:25pm
Senior interior design student and Honors College scholarship recipient Laura Montemagno thanks those who helped make her time at Kent State University possible.
Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 4:45pm
Kent State University at Stark student Heather Greier discovered an unexpected way to fulfill her purpose of helping animals.
Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 - 4:55pm
Kent State University at Ashtabula is partnering with Laurello Vineyards to expand the educational opportunities for students in its wine degree programs.
Posted: Friday, December 8, 2017 - 6:52pm
Angela Ridgel, Ph.D., an associate professor of exercise science at Kent State, has designed a bicycle specially tailored to Parkinson’s patients. The bike is based on a tandem bicycle model – a bike ridden by two people.
Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 - 3:59pm
Kent State University’s Giving Tuesday 2017 doubled the 2016 campaign – hitting more than $1 million just before midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Please watch Kent State President Beverly Warren's heartfelt thank you video to learn just how much of an impact donors' generous support made on Giving Tuesday.
Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:04pm
When we come together, Golden Flashes shine brighter. Please join the Kent State family this Giving Tuesday as we continue to put students first.
Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:44pm
Last February, you saw how Zippy betrayed our beloved Flash. Little did we know that the rivalry goes back much further, at least according to Zippy and Flash. Help us win back the Wagon Wheel by cheering on Kent State Football on Nov. 21 at the University of Akron!
Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 3:11pm
Kent State University Art Professor Janice Lessman-Moss has built her career – and Kent State's Textile Arts Program – by bringing the ancient art of weaving into the 21st century. Using traditional techniques and computer technology, she has introduced mystery and randomness to digital weaving.
Posted: Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:58pm
Learn how Kent State University student Emelia Sherin, a sophomore public relations major, is confronting the nation's opioid crisis.
Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017 - 2:56pm
Kent State University President Beverly Warren delivered the State of the University Address on Tuesday, Oct. 17. She inspired the university community to embrace the upcoming academic year as the “Year of Innovation.”
Posted: Friday, October 6, 2017 - 1:31pm
Catch the Marching Golden Flashes at the Kent State University Homecoming parade and game on Saturday, Oct. 14!
Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 2:38pm
Kent State University's Office of International Student Affairs welcomed new international students enrolled this academic year by organizing airport pickups.
Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017 - 2:03pm
The Kent State University community gathered to celebrate the grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art Integrated Sciences Building on Sept. 15.
Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 5:17pm
The Kent State University Aeronautics Fair is a free, family-friendly event held at the Kent State University Airport. The 2017 fair took place Sept. 9.
Posted: Friday, September 8, 2017 - 7:06pm
The Kent State University football team is in its 95th season of football. This new hype video debuted at the home opener at Dix Stadium on Sept. 9 when the Golden Flashes took on Howard University.
Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 6:10pm
The One Stop for Student Services will serve as a single point of contact for student customer services previously provided at the Bursar, Registrar and Student Financial Aid offices.
Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 2:47pm
Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine students discuss why they chose podiatric medicine over other medical careers.
Posted: Friday, August 4, 2017 - 6:45pm
Kent State University alumnus and professional golfer Mackenzie Hughes returned to his alma mater for a “Welcome Back” reception in his honor organized by Herb Page, Kent State’s director of golf and head men’s golf coach.
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017 - 5:50pm
Experience the Kent Campus in 360°. You can click and drag the screen to look around, or you can move your smartphone around (left, right, up and down) or use your smartphone with a VR (virtual reality) headset.
Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017 - 8:28pm
Kent State University has opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art sports medicine facility in the MACC Annex.
Posted: Friday, July 7, 2017 - 5:39pm
The Kent State University Museum presents its "Fashions of the Forties” exhibit that features a variety of different looks that typified the 1940s. The exhibit runs through March 2018.
Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 5:47pm
The Girls Geared for Engineering Camp at Kent State University is the result of a partnership between Kent State’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology and the Six District Educational Compact.
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 8:14pm
Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance is a place where opportunities abound and students find their passion.
Posted: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 4:36pm
Kent State University celebrated its newest graduates at its Spring 2017 Commencement ceremonies. In total, Kent State conferred 5,636 degrees, including 992 associate degrees, 3,319 bachelor’s degrees, 1,139 master’s degrees, 181 doctoral degrees and five educational specialist degrees.
Posted: Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 3:29pm
The Annual Fashion Show, “FS²: Reverie 2017,” highlighted the outstanding talents of the Kent State University Fashion School’s design and merchandising students. Michael Kors was the Presenting Partner for this year's show.
Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:45pm
Two academic scholarships are helping Kent State University fashion merchandising major Amari Thomas succeed inside and outside the classroom.
Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:42pm
Could the way flies and butterflies drink nectar and other fluids be imitated for use in medicine, potentially to deliver life-saving drugs to the human body?
Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:14pm
Congratulations to the Golden Flashes men's and women's basketball teams for an incredible season!
Posted: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:54pm
Kent State archaeologist Metin Eren, Ph.D, is using an experimental approach to dig deeper into Ohio's history by recreating ancient artifacts and weaponry with clay to better understand how humans lived thousands of years ago.
Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 4:55pm
Mark your calendar now! Kent State University Homecoming 2017 will be held Oct. 14 as the Golden Flashes will battle the Miami RedHawks.
Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 7:59pm
The Kent State men's basketball team won the 2017 Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship, defeating top-seeded Akron Zips, 70-65!
Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:47pm
Kent State University's Student Support Services advocates for and supports students’ academic, personal and professional pursuits within a personalized community of care.
Posted: Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 6:30pm
From research labs to basketball courts and from concert halls to the fashion runway, take a walk under the arch at Kent State University and discover all of the exciting things happening that make us Undeniably Kent State!
Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 4:50pm
How did Kent State University and the University of Akron become rivals? It all started with our mascots! See what happened between Flash and Zippy.
Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 5:38pm
Mansoureh Shasti, an Iranian Ph.D. student studying physics at Kent State University, recently returned to the U.S. after being blocked by the travel ban.
Posted: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 5:27pm
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s top 100 graduate programs in the visual arts, Kent State University's School of Art provides endless opportunities for undergraduates delving into studio art, art history and art education.
Posted: Friday, February 3, 2017 - 10:00pm
A partnership of the TechStyleLAB and LaunchNET at Kent State University, the Fashion/Tech Hackathon gathers students from many majors and curricula from across the nation and brings them together with mentors and sponsor companies over a 36-hour period.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
At Kent State University's Energy and Sustainability Lab, researchers are working on ways to help lower our world's dependence on burning fossil fuels.
Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 8:00pm
Kent State international students compete for the prize of “best dish” at the sixth annual International Cook-off competition. The free event is held each November at the end of International Education Week. Teams representing Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, Saudi Arabia and South Korea participated this year.
Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 7:37pm
The Kent State University family truly showed their blue and gold spirit by donating a record breaking $426,000 for Giving Tuesday.
Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 4:57pm
Kent State University President Beverly Warren expresses Thanksgiving wishes and gratitude to those who make the Kent State Promise a promise kept.
Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 6:14pm
As the university writing center, the Writing Commons supports Kent State University students at all levels and in every academic discipline with any projects that include writing.
Posted: Friday, October 28, 2016 - 6:19pm
This short documentary showcases the historic collaboration between Emeritus Professor of Music Halim El-Dabh of Kent State University and Martha Graham, founder of the world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company.
Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 3:38pm
Kent State University President Beverly Warren delivered the State of the University address on Thursday, Oct. 13. Themed “Living the Kent State Promise,” Warren outlined her vision of a reimagined public research university.
Posted: Friday, October 14, 2016 - 3:49pm
Kent State University celebrated the grand opening of its newest and much-anticipated building, the Center for Architecture and Environmental Design, on Oct. 7.
Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 6:00pm
Homecoming 2016 featured a fun, family-friendly parade with alumnus and Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal Josh Cribbs, Kiss on the K, the football game and much more. Go Flashes!
Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 3:44pm
The College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Kent State University has moved into its new home! Join us in Kent on Oct. 7 to celebrate our community and future.
Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016 - 6:38pm
The 2016 Fall for the Arts Festival celebrated the cultures of Africa, with authentic African cuisine and live entertainment.
Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 7:27pm
The Kent State University Aeronautics Fair is a free-entrance festival held at Andrew W. Paton Field at the Kent State University Airport. The 2016 fair took place on Sept. 10.
Posted: Friday, September 9, 2016 - 4:37pm
Rosie's Diner is the only 24-hour dining facility on the Kent Campus. This video follows a work shift during the diner's busiest time of the week – Thursday nights!
Posted: Friday, September 2, 2016 - 6:36pm
Kent State kicks off its 94th season of football this fall. The Golden Flashes will face North Carolina A&T State University for their home opener on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m. at Dix Stadium.
Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 5:16pm
Kent State University and downtown Kent prepare to welcome new and returning students for the fall semester!
Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 6:42pm
Kupita/Transiciónes (K/T) is a free, four-day cultural orientation program for newly admitted students from various ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds.
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016 - 7:41pm
Each summer, 15 female high school students receive a free, three-day camp experience through the Nikki Kukwa Memorial Aviation Fund and Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology.
Posted: Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 2:13pm
Kent State University alumnus and NFL Pro Bowler Josh Cribbs is coming home for Kent State's 2016 Homecoming celebration on Oct. 1. Join Cribbs, and thousands of other Golden Flashes, for all the fun and exciting events.
Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016 - 7:52pm
Kent State University's new Center for the Visual Arts brings all visual arts programs and disciplines under one roof for the first time since 1960. It also places the school’s galleries, studios and classrooms in one central location.
Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:47pm
Kent State University staff and guests celebrated the grand opening of the Palazzo Vettori, the new home of Kent State Florence, and discuss its importance to and impact on students studying in Florence.
Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016 - 6:56pm
Kent State University's Power Plant supplies steam, electricity and air conditioning to the Kent Campus. Since the university’s early years, centralized steam production has been used to provide heat and cooling to the campus community.
Posted: Friday, July 1, 2016 - 12:58pm
What happens to your old electronics? Electronics waste, or e-waste, frequently contains hazardous materials that if improperly disposed of can cause severe human and environmental health impacts.
Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 6:57pm
What happens when you throw away your trash? Kent State students produce an average of four pounds of trash per person per week.
Posted: Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:40pm
Kent State University celebrated the grand opening of its new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement on June 3. The 34,400-square-foot center brings the Division of Institutional Advancement together under one roof.
Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 1:56pm
The annual fashion show, “FS²: Crescendo,” highlighted the outstanding talents of the Kent State University Fashion School’s design and merchandising students.
Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 2:54pm
What happens when you recycle something on campus? Here at Kent State, we take pride in our campus and the environment by recycling our used resources.
Posted: Friday, April 22, 2016 - 8:26pm
Kent State University’s 22nd annual FlashFest hosted an array of music genres, including rapper Wiz Khalifa, country artists Chase Rice, Jon Langston and Lacy Cavalier, and electronic music duo 3OH!3. This annual celebration that occurs at the end of the spring semester is organized and presented by Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government.
Posted: Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 8:19pm
Kent State University's Center for the Visual Arts brings the School of Art under one roof. The grand opening of the new facility will take place on May 6 at 3 p.m.
Posted: Friday, April 1, 2016 - 6:30pm
Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences is the intellectual heart of Kent State University. Its 16 academic departments encompass the humanities, social sciences, natural and mathematical sciences.
Posted: Friday, March 25, 2016 - 2:23pm
The mission of Kent State University's College of Public Health is to develop public health leaders and promote sustainable public health innovations in collaboration with community partners in Northeast Ohio through teaching, research and service.
Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 2:17pm
Catch a glimpse of the history of Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine and hear what alumni and current students have to say about the college.
Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 8:40pm
Kent State University researchers travel to India to study the neuroscience behind the ancient practice of analytic mediation. They hope to apply the findings to students in the west.
Posted: Friday, February 26, 2016 - 7:43pm
Nikki, the Top Hawk Cessna aircraft, was recently revealed at the Kent State University Airport. The aircraft is named in celebration of the life of Nicole “Nikki” Kukwa, a Kent State aeronautics student who died after receiving a leukemia diagnosis during her junior year.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 9:26pm
The third annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon at Kent State University took place on Jan. 29. Students spent 36 hours building a project of their choice, such as an app or a garment, while getting support from mentors and sponsors.
Posted: Friday, January 29, 2016 - 9:53pm
Kent State University held its 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan. 28 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The keynote speaker for the event was Joy-Ann Reid, national correspondent for MSNBC.
Posted: Friday, January 22, 2016 - 6:26pm
Legendary musician Bob Dylan is having some of his visual arts output exhibited at Kent State University’s Downtown Gallery.
Posted: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 3:38pm
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center is dedicated to providing the students, faculty and staff at Kent State University with education, training, support and resources that cater to the gender and sexual minority community and its allies.
Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 7:18pm
On Dec. 1, the Kent State University community gave generously. Watch a special thank you video to learn just how large of an impact the university's amazing contributors created on Giving Tuesday.
Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 6:48pm
On Dec. 1, #KSUGives. Double your impact when you join Kent State University President Beverly Warren in giving to Kent State.
Posted: Friday, November 13, 2015 - 3:46pm
Arushi Patel, a fourth-year Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design student, recently landed an internship with Gilbane, a company that is managing the construction of her college's new hom
Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 4:07pm
Kent State University graduate students participate in a competition where they are given only three minutes to present their research to a panel of judges.