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Kent State University recently concluded its largest fundraising year in school history after securing $38.9 million in private support during Fiscal Year 2017.
Kent State University recently concluded its largest fundraising year in school history after securing $38.9 million in private support during Fiscal Year 2017.

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A Kent State University student stands vigil at the spot where Allison Krause was shot on May 4, 1970. Krause and three other students were killed during the May 4, 1970, shootings by Ohio National Guardsmen on the Kent State campus.
Updated 5/2/17 - Please note that the 47th annual commemoration on May 4 at noon has been moved to the Kent Student Center Ballroom due to the weather. Lecia Brooks of the Southern Poverty Law Center to serve as keynote speaker
The Kent Campus is blossoming with all the colors of spring.
The Kent Campus is blossoming with all the colors of spring!  
Kent State University is honored to welcome Academy Award-winning actress and author Octavia Spencer as the keynote speaker for the first university-wide Commencement ceremony on May 13 in Dix Stadium.
Kent State University is honored to welcome Academy Award-winning actress and author Octavia Spencer as the keynote speaker for the first university-wide Commencement ceremony on May 13.
Kent State University receives grants to to prevent sexual harassment and assault, relationship violence and stalking.
Kent State receives $450,000 in grants to help prevent sexual harassment and assault, relationship violence and stalking.
Associate Professor Jan Leach and her class pose for a picture after Leach was notified she is a 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award recipient.
Known for her passion for students and involvement, Associate Professor Jan Leach is a 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award recipient.
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.
The new 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. 
Kent State University Commencement
GoodCall talked with professors around the country about the use of liberal arts degrees and the skills that students use as a springboard to the next step in their education and career path.
Kent State's Honors College Welcomes a New Dean
Alison Smith will become the new dean of Kent State University’s Honors College, effective July 1. Smith currently serves as the acting chair in Kent State’s Department of Geology and has served in various administrative, research and teaching roles at the...
Faculty and Staff in the School of Library and Information Science, Nov. 2016
New rankings released by U.S. News & World Report (March 14) place Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science (iSchool) among the nation’s top 20 graduate programs in library and information science – again.
Trevor White (left) and Terrance Duncan (right) were sworn in as Kent State University Police Services’ newest officers in a ceremony presided over by Chief of Police Dean Tondiglia (center).
As their families watched, Trevor White and Terrance Duncan were sworn in as Kent State University Police Services’ newest officers.

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