News Archive

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 3:59pm
Even Kent State University’s highest-ranking officials can experience a tug on their loyalties when the Golden Flashes take on their alma maters in athletic contests. President Todd Diacon, his wife, Moema Furtado, and head football coach Sean Lewis all will experience that dual...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 11:47am
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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 10:13am
You are not alone. Depression and anxiety don’t need to be masked.
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 1:34pm
In the spring of 1970, two-time Kent State University alumna and registered nurse Pat Gless was a junior in Kent State’s inaugural nursing program. While in class on Monday, May 4, a professor rushed into her classroom and warned students who could leave campus to do so. Fifty ye...
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:37am
An ecology student testing water in a river. A nursing student assisting a patient. A music student performing onstage. These are just three of the 30 Kent State University students featured in the new Kent State TV commercial that was developed and produced entirely in-house by...
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:47pm
Kent State University is aware of a man approaching sorority homes in the city of Kent. Kent City Police are investigating this matter. The safety of our students and community members is our top priority, and we take these reports seriously. The university continues to engage wi...
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 1:47pm
The pathway from a two-year college to Kent State University will soon become an easier road to travel for Ohio students, thanks to a grant awarded to Kent State to collaborate with three Ohio community colleges to streamline the transfer process.
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 2:48pm
More than 20,000 people applied to be part of Kent State’s Class of 2023, and 4,270 can now consider themselves to be Golden Flashes.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 2:50pm
After an international search, the Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Kent State University announces the appointment of Louise Valentine, Ph.D., as its new director, who holds the Peg’s Foundation Endowed Leadership Chair. Valentine...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 4:03pm
On Saturday, Sept. 21, the Kent State University fight song blared down Main Street, the city of Kent was flooded with blue and gold, alumni and friends gathered and reminisced about their Kent State days, fans packed the stadium to cheer on their beloved Golden Flashes and the e...