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Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 3:38pm
George L. Jenkins, a 1963 graduate of Kent State University, and his wife, Gina, of Scottsdale, Arizona, have pledged $1 million to create the Gina and George Jenkins Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund that will support student-athletes in any varsity athletics program or team spon...
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 10:02am
The designation recognizes schools that show a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military.
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 3:06pm
The first-ever Day of Giving raised needed funds from more than 350 alumni, friends and partners in just 24 hours. The blue and gold community came together in support of a variety of scholarships as part of the university’s Forever Brighter comprehensive campaign.
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 1:48pm
Kent State University has the distinction of being the only Ohio public or private college or university that ranks among the top 500 companies nationwide in Forbes’ recently released list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2022.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 3:31pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees approved the establishment and registration of a Community Benefit Company in Rwanda, Africa, during the Board’s regular quarterly meeting held May 25. Kent State has realized an immediate need to establish a private limited company, de...
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 10:45am
Dear Kent State University Students, Faculty and Staff, Kent State will host a Juneteenth Jubilee on Saturday, June 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Manchester Field on the Kent Campus. The university plans to make this an annual event. Established as a federal holiday in 2021, Ju...
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 9:43am
Most people who have spent time on Kent State University’s campus in Kent, Ohio, recognize the name Risman. It is connected to the popular Risman Plaza and Risman Drive, but they may not realize that for the Risman family, educating and supporting students has been a family affai...
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 9:02am
Dear Members of the Kent State University Community,
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 9:48pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting on Wednesday, May 25, at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium at the Berkshire Local Schools, 14155 Claridon Troy Road in Burton, Ohio, which is located on the campus of Kent State University at Geauga...

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