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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 11:33am
Kent State University’s Giving Tuesday 2019 raised more than $1.6 million when it ended on Dec. 3 at 11:59 p.m., shattering the previous year’s record of $1.03 million. Supporters were able to choose from more than 40 featured giving options throughout the Kent State system, incl...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 1:34pm
Kent State students who park on the northern edge of the Kent Campus can now give a collective cheer as additional parking is on the way via an 1,100-space, five-story parking deck. The Kent State Board of Trustees approved the deck’s construction at its Dec. 4 meeting.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 12:59pm
Kent State University’s first major construction project to create a new signature gateway to the Kent Campus will begin in the summer of 2020. At its Dec. 4 meeting, the Kent State Board of Trustees approved the construction of the university’s first parking deck.
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:47pm
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Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 9:03am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 4. The Board is scheduled to convene at 10 a.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the University Library. Trustees...
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 11:15am
With the launch of its 2019 Giving Tuesday campaign on Nov. 1, Kent State University has again transformed a one-day fundraising initiative into a monthlong giving campaign to support student scholarships, expanded programs, study away initiatives and modern facilities.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 2:42pm
Kent State University’s College of Nursing recently received a grant totaling $165,000 from Peg’s Foundation, formerly the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, a private grant-making foundation that supports mental health programs in Northeast Ohio. 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 8:39am
Kent State will partner with First Star and school districts to engage foster care teens in college-preparatory programs that provide the foundational support they need to succeed in high school and envision a future that may include a college degree.
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 4:07pm
Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center is set to debut its “Armed With Our Voices” exhibit this week in Austin, Texas, as part of the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference. The exhibit provides a powerful form of cross-generational connection that engages...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 12:36pm
Traumatic injuries are the third leading cause of death nationally and the first in Americans age 44 and younger, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Level I trauma rooms are intended to stabilize and save the lives of patients with the most severe t...