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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 11:48am

Kent State University is offering special expertise and resources to high school students attending Akron Public Schools to include immersive opportunities with the university’s fashion, arts and architecture programs.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:48pm

Kent State University senior Ronnie Ladines tossed a three-hitter and hit a two-run homer in the first inning to lead No. 4 Kent State past No. 2 Ohio, 3-0, in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Tournament Championship game. The performance by Ladines capped a sensational week in which she earned MAC Tournament Most Valuable Player honors.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 8:39pm

The No. 15 Kent State University women’s golf team has qualified for the 2017 NCAA National Championship after finishing the NCAA Lubbock Regional in sixth place at 11-over par 875 (305-287-283).

Kent State entered the day tied with No. 2 UCLA in sixth place but held its ground and fought off a tough battle from Oregon State. The Beavers shot 10-under par Wednesday and briefly moved ahead of the Golden Flashes, but Kent State recorded five birdies as a team over the final six holes, despite some late winds, to secure a two-stroke lead in sixth.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 8:34am

Kent State University celebrated its newest graduates at its Spring 2017 Commencement ceremonies. In total, Kent State were conferred 5,636 degrees, including 992 associate degrees, 3,319 bachelor’s degrees, 1,139 master’s degrees, 181 doctoral degrees and five educational specialist degrees.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:51am

University Libraries will provide opportunities for Kent State University students to shake off stress during finals week.

University Libraries will hold its semiannual Stress-Free Zone on Monday, May 8, and Tuesday, May 9, from 3-5 p.m. in the Garden Room on the first floor of University Library. The event is open to all Kent State students, faculty and staff.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 8:31am

The No. 12 Kent State University men’s golf team won its 24th Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championship on April 30 at the Virtues Golf Club in Nashport, Ohio.

The Kent State Golden Flashes finished the four-round tournament with a score of 3-under par 1,149 (287-288-285-289), breaking its own four-round tournament record for team score. Kent State won the tournament by 25 strokes, defeating second-place Ball State at 22-over par.

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 8:35am

Kent State University held its 47th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place May 3 and 4. The annual commemoration, hosted by the May 4 Task Force, provides an opportunity for the university community to gather and remember those who were lost and injured during the tragedy and also reflect on what May 4 means today.

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:31pm

The No. 15 Kent State University women’s golf team won its 19th straight Mid-American Conference (MAC) Women’s Golf Championship on April 23 at the Silver Lake Country Club in Silver Lake, Ohio.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:03am

At the inaugural March for Science, a global demonstration centered in Washington, D.C., a special edition of the Wick Poetry Center's Traveling Stanzas titled Science Stanzas will provide an opportunity for participants to discover the intersection of expressive writing and scientific inquiry.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 8:28am

Kent State University’s 23rd annual FlashFest will host rap duo Rae Sremmurd and pop artist Sammy Adams on April 20.

Hosted by the Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government, FlashFest will take place at two locations on the Kent Campus. The first part of the show will begin at 5 p.m. on the Student Green, and the lineup includes local band Chil Rock Band and Kent resident DJ Kyle Conley. This show will be free and open to the public, weather permitting.