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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 8:37am
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Kent State University a nearly $1.2 million, five-year TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers program grant. The program is designed to provide support services to qualified adults, including veterans, who want to enter or continue a pro...
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 1:25pm
The report, published in the PLOS Biology journal, evaluated more than six million scientists across 22 different fields and 176 sub-fields from 1996 until 2019. The top 2% list is made up of more than 100,000 most-cited scientists who have authored at least five scientific paper...
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 12:09pm
Kent State University, which has gained national recognition for its creative and successful Giving Tuesday campaigns, launched its monthlong celebration of philanthropy on Nov. 1. Giving Tuesday, now in its eighth year at Kent State, has raised nearly $7 million during that time...
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 8:08am
Lamar R. Hylton, Ph.D., Kent State University’s senior vice president for student affairs, has been named the recipient of the NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Region IV-East Scott Goodnight Award for Outstanding Senior Student Affairs Officer for 2021,...
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 4:06pm
Representatives from Kent State University and the city of Kent will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 27, called “A Vision of a Village” to share information and answer questions about a new residential complex designed to integrate the city of Kent and Kent State, phy...
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 11:43am
The largest single gift in Kent State University history, by Ambassador Edward F. Crawford, will complete the capital campaign to enable the construction of a new College of Business Administration building on the university’s Kent Campus. 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 3:28pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, in Room 103 of the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, located at 350 S. Lincoln St. on the Kent Campus. The purpose of the special board meeting is to consider prop...
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 12:07pm
Through a five-year, $625,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Portage County will partner with Kent State University’s Center for Public Policy...
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:36pm
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, students have decided to come back to campus and in-person learning, a trend that is evident in the newest class of Golden Flashes, up 4% from last year’s incoming class. As incoming freshmen fill the campus, fellow Flashes can get to know thei...
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:17pm
Kent State University has been recognized in Newsweek's 2021 list of the Best Maker Schools in Higher Education.

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