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Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 8:35am
Among the festivities marking the beginning of this unconventional semester, one Kent State University office is partnering with Portage County social service agencies to host a contactless food drive to collect items that will support members of campus and local communities. The...
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 2:16pm
We all know the world has changed, perhaps forever. The overall lesson of the COVID- 19 pandemic is that we need a public health workforce, prepared at all levels, to monitor the world for emerging infectious diseases, to prevent the spread of highly contagious diseases, to devel...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 11:57am
WHAT: ​​​​​​​Kent State University is ready for the start of fall classes, and members of the media are invited to cover move-in day and see the modifications made to classrooms for face-to-face classes.  The university will begin to welcome students to campus Wednesday, Aug. 19...
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 7:07am
A panel of distinguished Kent State Faculty discussed what to expect with the safety conditions in place for face-to-face learning and how students can succeed regardless of how their classes are delivered.
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 2:15pm
Aidan Taylor, a senior who is seeking a double major in Digital Media Production and Pan African Studies, encourages the campus community to examine the United States' long history of racism and its impact on the future of our country.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 9:49am
The Kent State University alumni family will grow by nearly 1,300 new graduates as the university holds its summer commencement. The accomplishments of the Summer Class of 2020 will be recognized with a virtual commencement recognition ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 15.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 1:51pm
Kent State University has conferred an honorary Doctor of Science degree on alumnus Earl K. Miller, Ph.D., a world-renowned neuroscientist.
Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 10:32am
Kent State fully supports the Mid-American Conference’s decision to postpone all scheduled fall contests, as well as MAC championships, due to continuing concerns related to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Given the information we have today regarding the spread of the virus and af...
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 3:33pm
Dear Kent State University Faculty and Staff, I don't know about you, but on occasion I find myself thinking how great it would be if things were different. And even though we all probably have these thoughts, at the same time, I am looking forward to a fast-approaching fall sem...
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 8:25am
Dear Kent State University Students, We look forward to welcoming you to campus soon! Although I wish – as I'm sure you do – that we were not still in the grips of a pandemic, I am confident in our preparation for a great 2020-2021 academic year.

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