University News

Kent State recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Integrated Sciences Building.
The Kent State University community gathered to celebrate the grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art Integrated Sciences Building on Sept. 15.

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Members of Kent State’s Division of Student Affairs and Department of Public Safety pose for a photo with Kent State student Josh Paulin and his mother (fourth and fifth from left) during the presentation of the Public Safety Citizen’s Award.
Kent State University freshman Josh Paulin is not only a good student, but an exemplary citizen. On March 13, 2016, Paulin saved a man’s life, and now Kent State’s Department of Public Safety is honoring Paulin for his heroic acts.    
When a professor says no one has more fun teaching than he does – and the students cite the enthusiasm and passion for the material he teaches – that combination leads to award-winning honors.  
A Kent State graduate from the College of Education, Health and Human Services shows off her degree after walking across the stage during a Commencement ceremony.
Kent State University congratulates its new graduates. The university held its Spring Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on May 8 and May 9 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). This spring, Kent State conferred 3,883 degrees, including 2,864 bach...
Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences seeks to establish a faculty-led academic unit that will enable the expansion and integration of LGBT Studies and Women’s Studies programs. In the coming weeks, an advisory group of faculty and students will help develop the mi...
Alumni, fans and community invited to participate in exciting, hands-on activities Kent State University Alumni Association is hosting Alumni Weekend on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16. Alumni and the community members are invited to attend these two days of exciting, hands...
Kent State University holds its 45th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place April 30-May 4.
Kent State University professors Brian James Baer, Ph.D., and Theresa Minick of the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies have been awarded two federal government STARTALK grants, totaling $225,000, to support the Regents Foreign Language Academy, a summer language...
Kent State University’s Jewish Studies Program will host a gala, “Memories, Milestones, Momentum,” in honor of its 40th anniversary on May 17 at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center located at 215 Depeyster St. in downtown Kent.
Kent State University’s Latino Networking Caucus (LNC) and the Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) will host the fifth annual Hablemos “Let’s Talk” conference on May 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. 

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