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Friday, June 12, 2020 - 9:24am
Mwatabu S. Okantah, associate professor in Kent State University’s Department of Pan-African Studies, shares his perspective as someone who first arrived at Kent State in September 1970 as a student. Nearly 50 years later, he is an associate professor at the university.
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 10:31am
Is this America? Where popular culture is largely represented by Black culture? Where musicians, artists, and athletes can be praised and celebrated for their talents, but criminalized for their skin color? Mike Daniels shares his insight. 
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 1:40pm
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced Wednesday a historic esports venture with a newly created independent esports conference – Esports Collegiate Conference – to facilitate and foster high-quality gaming competition among collegiate esports teams. Kent State University is...
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 1:33pm
Kent State University has won the Mid-American Conference’s Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) for women’s sports award for the first time in school history.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 9:59am
University and student leaders share their personal insights into America's current unrest and whether protests will lead to lasting change. 
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 9:37am
Tayjua Hines, president of Black United Students at Kent State, shares this student perspective about racism in our country and says now is the time to enact change.
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 12:06pm
Amoaba Gooden, Ph.D., Kent State's interim vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, and chair and associate professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies, offers her insights in current unrest in America.
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 3:59pm
Neil Cooper, Ph.D., director of the School of Peace and Conflict Studies, says civil disturbances of the kind witnessed since the death of George Floyd represent moments of opportunity for societies.
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 4:05pm
Kent State University student-athletes conquered the unprecedented challenge of completing the final months of the spring term via remote classes by posting the highest term grade point average (3.563) in athletics department history. All 17 programs posted a term GPA of 3.1 or b...
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 12:01pm
Kent State University is committed to making a college education affordable for all students and their families. Over the last two years, Kent State has dedicated an additional $2 million for need-based aid. 

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