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Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:27pm

Kent State University’s Giving Tuesday 2018 broke the million-dollar mark for the second year in a row. Just before midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 27, the campaign raised more than $1,030,000 to support multiple student study abroad scholarships, research opportunities, educational programs, athletic teams and more. There were more than 40 featured giving options across the Kent State system from which donors could choose. 

 

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:14pm

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. Stress-Free Zone kicks off finals week as a way to get students to relax and take a break from studying and stress.

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:07pm

Kent State University’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is presenting the inaugural issue of a new peer-reviewed, academic online journal called Trends in Diversity.

 

Trends in Diversity is an open-access, online journal that provides a platform for intellectual dialogue and exploration of emerging and transformative issues of equity, inclusiveness and diversity in higher education. 

 

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:59am

The Kent State University Alumni Association invites faculty and staff to nominate deserving alumni for the Kent State Alumni Awards. Sponsored by the alumni association, the awards recognize graduates in the areas of leadership, service, character and professional development. 
    
One student award – the Golden Flash award – will also be given to a student who promotes Kent State spirit, pride and tradition. 
    

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:35am
Kent State Police Services is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its first K-9 unit, which features 7-year-old German Shepherd Coco and her handler, Officer Anne Spahr.
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 her
Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:33am
Kent State alumni and benefactors Fonda and John Elliot reflect on their time at the university.

John and Fonda Elliot, donors of the largest gift in Kent State University history, reflect on their transformational experiences at Kent State and offer advice to current students. 

 

 

 

 

Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 12:28pm

Start off your spring semester with mindfulness and meditation skills that can help you become more resilient, more mindful and more rested, and enjoy the many other benefits associated with this wellness approach.

 

This free, four-week, 75-minute class is offered by Kent State of Wellness, the university-level initiative to promote health and wellness at Kent State University, and is open to Kent State faculty, staff and students.

 

Posted: Monday, December 3, 2018 - 2:05pm
A Kent State University graduate celebrates as he crosses the stage during his Commencement ceremony.

Kent State Holds Fall Commencement Ceremonies on Dec. 14 and 15

Posted: Monday, December 3, 2018 - 10:50am
Hayley Shasteen, a junior psychology/biology major at Kent State University at Salem, took first place honors at the Kent State University Summer Undergraduate Research Experience competition.

Hayley Shasteen, a junior psychology/biology major at Kent State University at Salem, took first place honors at Kent State's Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) competition. She was one of 60 participants from all Kent State campuses and competed in the psychological sciences division.

Ms. Shasteen’s research project, “Cognitive Impairments of Those With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus,” spanned 10 weeks over the past summer. The winners of the SURE program were announced in October.

Posted: Monday, December 3, 2018 - 10:38am
Through an email-based service launched by University Communications and Marketing, students can ask The Brain, the sculpture located near Merrill Hall on the Kent Campus.

Can I loft my bed?

Is there a dining hall near my residence hall?

Where am I able to park on campus?

To answer these questions, students can ask The Brain on campus. Yes, that brain – the sculpture by Kent State Professor Emeritus of Art Brinsley Tyrrell located near Merrill Hall.  

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