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Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:54am
PLEASE NOTE: The noon commemoration will take place at the Kent Student Center Ballroom due to weather. Also, the 3:30 p.m. dedication of the National Historic Landmark has been moved indoors to the Kent Student Center Kiva. ————— A portion of Kent State University’s Kent Campus...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:24pm
Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center presents “Freedom Sings: A Concert” on Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive in Kent. During this event, the story of free speech in America will be...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 3:11pm
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. She was a junior honors student, a speech therapy major and a proud member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:44am
Kent State University holds its 47th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place May 3 and 4. The annual commemoration is hosted by the May 4 Task Force, a student organization on campus. All of the events will be held on the university’s Kent Campus and are fre...
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:34am
More than 100 reel-to-reel audio recordings pertaining to the May 4, 1970, Kent State University shootings and their aftermath are now accessible through the Kent State University Special Collections and Archives’ digital repository. Some of the recently digitized items include p...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 11:50am
Kent State University holds its 46th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place April 26 through May 4. The annual commemoration, hosted by the May 4 Task Force, provides an opportunity for the university community to gather and remember those who were lost and...
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 3:04pm
Survivors of Cambodian Genocide during Khmer Rouge regime to speak The Kent State University May 4 Visitors Center kicks-off the 46th Annual May 4 Commemoration by hosting a series of events on state violence with the theme “Cambodia After Kent State,” with a focus on the afterm...
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 2:46pm
Collaboration includes radio reports and documentary film The WKSU newsroom looks back at two significant historical events, presented in collaboration with Western Reserve PBS. As the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War approaches, Western Rese...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:35pm
Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center was recently recognized with two prestigious awards — one for the visitors center and one for a student-perspective film in the center’s exhibit.

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