News Archive

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 11:05am
Garrett Holubeck's diagnosis with stage 4 cancer led to him being placed on life support just to keep his heart and lungs working. Beating the odds, the Pittsburgh native completed his long journey of recovery when he crossed the stage Dec. 15 to earn a bachelor's degree in speec...
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 10:55am
Kent State University is one of 130 public universities and systems nationwide that have joined forces to increase access to college, close the achievement gap and produce more degrees by 2025. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) launched the initiative,...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 10:18am
Kent State University Police Services is celebrating the five-year anniversary – or the 35 dog-year anniversary – of its first K-9 unit, which features 7-year-old German Shepherd Coco and herhandler, Officer Anne Spahr. Coco was the first police dog at Kent State. She is now one...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:47am
The Kent State University alumni family grew by nearly 3,000 new graduates as the university held its Fall Commencement ceremonies. For the Kent Campus, Commencement ceremonies took place Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC...
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 10:09am
Kent State University Libraries will host its sixth-annual fall semester Stress-Free Zone on Monday, Dec. 10, and Tuesday, Dec. 11. The event will be open to all Kent State students, faculty and staff from 3-5 p.m. in the Garden Room on the first floor of the University Library....
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 4:02pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees today established a comprehensive, national search to recruit and select the university’s 13th president.  
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 10:24am
Like most students, Mackenzie Bailey faced the typical challenges during the start of her academic career, including choosing a major and getting good grades. But that all paled in comparison to the devastating news she received her freshman year: her father had terminal cancer....
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 3:12pm
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Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:11pm
Kent State University’s Giving Tuesday 2018 broke the million-dollar mark for the second year in a row.