News Archive

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 3:10pm
Kent State's history of support for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Plus (LGBTQ+) community is well documented. Earlier this year, Kent State's LGBTQ+ Center celebrated its 10-year anniversary...
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 2:53pm
Born five decades ago as the Kent Gay Liberation Front at Kent State University, PRIDE! Kent is the country’s oldest continuously operating LGBTQ student organizations. This campus organization owes its existence in large part to the boldness and courage of one person, Dolores No...
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 7:29am
New bronze markers identify the locations where nine students were wounded when the Ohio National Guard opened fire on May 4, 1970, during an anti-war demonstration.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 11:57am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees approved an addition to the Aeronautics and Engineering Building, home of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering that opened in spring 2015, during the Board’s regular quarterly meeting held Wednesday, June 23.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 8:09am
Update: The Global Vaccine Poem project is finding success with more than 1,900 submissions so far from more than 100 countries. The project is a collaboration between the Wick Poetry Center and the University of Arizona Poetry Center. 
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 9:57am
Kent State University President Todd Diacon announced a massive, first-of-its-kind new student aid program that focuses on getting even more Kent State Golden Flashes to graduation, and beyond.
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 10:24am
Juneteenth Jubilee will include vendors, a live DJ, dancing and mingling with those in the Kent community.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 11:09pm
As we prepare for fall 2021, we are loosening our campus health guidelines. Given the recent changes in recommended health and safety protocols by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), changes in health requirements in Ohio and local communities, including the cit...
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 12:56pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting on Wednesday, June 23, at 11:45 a.m. to consider the recommendations of the standing committees, proposed personnel actions and new business. All actions of the Board will be taken at this bus...
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 3:10pm
Following separate national searches, Kent State University has selected Versie Johnson-Mallard, Ph.D., for the position of dean of the College of Nursing and Diane H. Petrella, D.M.A., for the position of dean of the College of the Arts.