News Archive

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 12:15pm

Kent State University showed its appreciation to military members by hosting a hospitality chalet for veterans, service members and their families during the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron on Aug. 5-9.

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 9:42am

Anything is possible.

Theresa Medrano, a Kent State University senior from Westlake, Ohio, is living proof of this.

At age 17, like most high school seniors, Medrano should have been thinking about senior prom and graduation. But she became a victim of domestic violence and was forced to withdraw from high school. 

Instead of planning the next chapter of her life, she suddenly found herself homeless. Still, she found the strength to remain hopeful, and today she’s a full-time student, on track to graduate.


Monday, August 10, 2015 - 9:30am

Kent State University held its Summer 2015 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State conferred 1,476 degrees, including 931 bachelor’s degrees, 453 master’s degrees, 76 doctoral degrees and 16 educational specialist degrees. 

Across the university’s eight-campus system, 1,651 students graduated from Kent State this summer, including those receiving associate degrees.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 2:49pm

Photo of new graduates from Kent State's Spring 2015 CommencementKent State University will hold its Summer 2015 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 11:01am

Photo of Julian Edelman during Super Bowl XLIX - photo credit New England PatriotsUniversity celebrates its annual Homecoming on Oct. 3

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 10:30am

Photo of Shay LittleKent State University has established a Division of Student Affairs. Shay Little, Ph.D., has been named interim vice president of the division. Little previously served as associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students for the last three years.

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 9:54am

Scholar of the Month
David Hacker
Associate Professor of Geology
College of Arts and Sciences
Kent State University at Trumbull

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 9:27am

Anna Hoffman, a Kent State University global communication studies and political science major from Kent, Ohio, traveled to Ireland this summer to study the country’s efforts to save its national language. Her research project was funded through a fellowship from the  Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Hoffman was one of only 28 students nationwide to receive a fellowship for an international reporting assignment as part of the center’s Campus Consortium educational initiative.