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A Brand New Gameday

Kent State Athletics unveiled a new "Gameday Experience" as part of its rebranding launch at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center in January. 

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March Madness

Tournament time! Kent State men's and women's basketball teams both had stand-out seasons this year.

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Fostering Hope 

Senior public relations major Keri Richmond '17 gave a TEDxKentState talk in February about her fight to make the foster care system better for foster kids.  

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Take Note

Empowerment and discovery are themes that characterize the university’s six-year vision, titled A Strategic Roadmap to a Distinctive Kent State. These themes are reflected in the lives and contributions of the Kent State students, faculty, staff and alumni who appear in the pages of this issue.  

Kent State’s focus on community-engaged research is exemplified by faculty and students in public health and geography who are contributing to the worldwide fight against mosquito-borne illnesses through research, public education and empowerment. 

From the passionate advocacy of senior public relations major Keri Richmond, who is making a difference for foster children, to the boundary-breaking discoveries of alumnus Earl Miller, BA ’85, in the field of cognitive neuroscience, these stories are intended to inform and inspire you. And we invite you to share your stories of rising trajectories and broken boundaries.