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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.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:28pm

The music echoed a pronounced, loud drumbeat as 400 female graduates marched step-by-step to the cadence of the drumbeat, down a very long entryway right up to the very edge of the stage.

“It was the most dramatic ceremony I’ve ever seen,” said Kent State University’s President Beverly Warren. “These powerful women marching directly toward us to the beat of this powerful music, as if to say, ‘get ready, world. Here we come!’ It gave me the chills. I’ll remember that moment for a very long time.”

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 - 2:07pm

Kent State University will celebrate its newest graduates at its Spring 2017 Commencement. In total, Kent State will confer 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. 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 11:41am

KeyBank Foundation has granted $1 million to Kent State University to support programs to increase the recruitment, retention and graduation rates of underrepresented students.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 10:22am

Kent State University will become a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus beginning July 1. The new policy is part of the university’s healthy campus initiative, Kent State of Wellness.

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.

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 10:55am

Leaders from Kent State University and KeyBank Foundation will join corporate and foundation leaders from across Northeast Ohio to announce a partnership and significant financial gift. This contribution supports incoming Kent State freshmen with access and support to close the graduation gap that exists for underrepresented students.

Wednesday, May 10
7:15–8:30 a.m.

The Union Club, Wedgewood Room
1211 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 9:56am

Senior Jake Addessi has spent all of his undergraduate spring breaks in places like New Orleans and Chicago. Yet, unlike his peers, none of the getaways were for fun in the sun. Instead, Addessi was taking part in Alternative Spring Breaks to help others in need.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:55am

Kent State University President Beverly Warren recently presented 13 Kent State faculty members with the 2017 President’s Faculty Excellence Award, which recognizes exceptional performance that leads to the achievement of national or international recognition in the faculty member’s discipline.


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 U...
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), b...
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:32pm
Gift to endow Fashion School chair and support study-away program for students Kent, Ohio – May 1, 2017 – Kent State University has received a $2.5 million gift for its Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising from the Margaret Clark Morgan F...
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 dur...
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 2:16pm
Kent State University Health Services and the health departments of the City of Kent and Portage County have recently become aware of confirmed mumps at Kent State University - Kent Campus. Our community's health and safety are our top priority. All appropriate measures, as recom...
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:07am
Updated 5/2/17 - Please note that the 47th annual commemoration on May 4 at noon has been moved to the Kent Student Center Ballroom due to the weather. Lecia Brooks of the Southern Poverty Law Center to serve as keynote speaker
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:44am
Kent State University holds its 47th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place May 3 and 4. The annual commemoration is hosted by the May 4 Task Force, a student organization on campus. All of the events will be held on the university’s Kent Campus and are fre...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:47pm
The protected prairie surrounding Kent State University’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center will be burned on Wednesday, April 26, at approximately 10 a.m. to allow for new growth during the summer season. The city of Kent Fire Department will conduct the burning of the prai...
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 3:19pm
A Kent State University summer program that teaches foreign languages to high school students has received federal funding for the 10th consecutive year. Professors Brian Baer, Ph.D., and Theresa Minick of Kent State’s Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies in the Co...
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.