Success Stories

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 4:36pm

Five Kent State University graduates will compete at the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics over the coming weeks, breaking the school’s previous record of four Olympians at the Munich Games in 1972.

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 4:08pm

Kent State University Athletics has announced all sports facilities, including Dix Stadium, the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) and Murphy-Mellis Field, will be at full capacity for the fall 2021 sport season.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 8:09am

Update: The Global Vaccine Poem project is finding success with more than 1,900 submissions so far from more than 100 countries. The project is a collaboration between the Wick Poetry Center and the University of Arizona Poetry Center. 

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 9:57am

Kent State University President Todd Diacon announced a massive, first-of-its-kind new student aid program that focuses on getting even more Kent State Golden Flashes to graduation, and beyond.

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 12:16pm

Guacamole and chips are frequently on the menu of social gatherings for many Kent State students, staff and faculty. However, President Todd Diacon says that the delicious creamy dip also holds a life lesson about expanding our worldview.

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:52am

While most 18-year-olds are finishing up their high school requirements for graduation and making plans to attend college or applying for jobs, a few exceptional students like Benjamin Mudrak are simply way ahead of their peers in their academic pursuits.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 2:07pm

Students wearing graduation caps and gowns will once again grace the campus as Kent State University celebrates its newest graduates and marks the return of in-person commencement ceremonies for the first time since December 2019.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 8:21am

Members of the Kent State University community and people around the world will gather virtually for the 51st Commemoration of May 4, 1970, the day the Ohio National Guard fired on Kent State students during an anti-war protest, killing four students and wounding nine other students.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 11:47am

Kent State University’s Exploratory Program in University College has been awarded two prestigious national awards for its work with exploratory students.

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 3:45pm

The state of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Higher Education announced that Kent State University has been awarded Choose Ohio First grants totaling $3.5 million to support students in the critical fields of science (including health professions), technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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