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Friday, December 18, 2020 - 3:01pm
Kent State University will implement a new administrative policy regarding painting the Rock, which is located on Hilltop Drive on the Kent Campus. The policy, which goes into effect Jan. 11, 2021, is one of the institutional responses to racially offensive language that was pain...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 10:56am
Researchers Andrew Lepp, Ph.D., and Jacob Barkley, Ph.D., from Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services suspected a relationship between boredom and social media use but wondered about cause and effect. Does social media use cause boredom? Or does b...
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 11:25am
The Kent State University alumni family will grow by more than 2,500 new graduates as the university holds its fall commencement. The accomplishments of the Fall Class of 2020 will be recognized with a virtual commencement recognition ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 1:52pm
Kent State University’s College of Business Administration offers one of the nation’s most outstanding online Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles the college in its Top 50 Online MBA Programs...
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 2:48pm
Kent State University has named Margaret (Peggy) Shadduck, Ph.D., of Richardson, Texas, as its new vice president for Regional Campuses and dean of the College of Applied and Technical Studies. Shadduck was selected following a national search.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 3:36pm
Despite the economic impact of COVID-19, alumni, friends, faculty and staff came together to raise $2.2 million to support more than 2,300 students.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 5:20pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees ratified the university’s Fiscal Year 2020 Efficiency Report and Master Recommendations report, which showed an effectiveness and efficiency savings for Fiscal Year 2020 of $31,286,881. The savings is $6.2 million more than originally e...
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 12:09pm
Dear Kent State University Students, Faculty and Staff, As we bring fall semester to a successful close, we continue to finalize plans to ensure a safe return to campus for spring semester. More details about our phased return will follow shortly, but here I’d like to share impor...
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 3:55pm
Inclement weather is expected this week for Northeast Ohio with several inches of snow predicted for Portage and nearby counties. At this time, we do not anticipate any change in campus operations, and classes will continue remotely as planned.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:38pm
Kent State President Todd Diacon and others express their appreciation for the hard-working employees who have pulled together to keep our campuses operating throughout the pandemic.

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