News Stories

Josiah J. Murphy, secretary in Kent State's Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies, submitted this photo last year of her road tripping on Route 80.
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 12:59pm
Grab your camera. It’s summer vacation season again, and e-Inside wants to feature some of your best vacation or staycation photos, including selfies.
Kent State University student entrepreneurs pose with judges of the CEBIpitch competition.
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:15pm
To a panel of seven executives circled like sharks, seven student-run businesses pitched their ideas for a chance to win $30,000 in cash prizes at the CEBIpitch Competition held at Kent State Unive...
A group of Kent State University students, alumni and other volunteers plant trees at the new Climate Change Grove.
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:32am
Kent State University is again showing its commitment to sustainability with its new climate change grove that also offers opportunities for research. The tree grove, located behind the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on the Kent Campus, was created through a partnership b...
Kent State Stark students open Flash's Professional Closet Donation Station at Belden Village Mall. The students also participated in the proper presentation challenge.
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 9:32am
Much like the Kent State University at Stark students who frequent Flash’s Professional Closet on their way from classrooms to first day on the job or internship, the secondhand clothing site in Campus Center is making its mark in a new way.
Dianne Centa, pictured here in 1977, has witnessed many changes at Kent State University since she started working there in 1973. She recently celebrated 45 years at Kent State.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 3:42pm
In 1973, American pop group Tony Orlando and Dawn scored a number one hit on the Billboard Year-End Hot 100 Singles with the song “Tie a Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree.” That same year, Dianne Centa began working at Kent State University.
Roe Green, the affectionately named Fairy Godmother of Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance, is once again making wishes come true for current and future generations of students.
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:52am
The affectionately named Fairy Godmother of Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance is once again making wishes come true for current and future generations of students.
Kent State University’s Center for Architecture and Environmental Design has received LEED Platinum recognition, the highest ranking for the LEED system. It is Kent State’s first LEED Platinum building.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 11:57am
A green roof and a geothermal heating and cooling system that is 300 percent more efficient than standard systems are a few of the sustainability features that helped Kent State University’s Center for Architecture and Environmental Design receive LEED Platinum recognition.
Mechanical and electrical engineering technology students at Kent State University at Tuscarawas test drive an electric cart that they designed and built for their capstone project.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 11:25am
Mechanical and electrical engineering technology students at Kent State University at Tuscarawas successfully collaborated on their capstone project during the spring semester and delivered an electric cart on finals night. 
Jamil Wright, a rising 10th grader at Akron’s STEM High School, works with other I PROMISE students on their team brand identity during the Flash P’ACT summer program at Kent State.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 11:22am
With a shared mission to help the youth in Akron earn a life-changing education, Kent State University has teamed up with the LeBron James Family Foundation (LJFF) to provide LJFF’s I PROMISE students with increased resources to help prepare them for college and beyond.
A memorial on the Kent Campus honors the four students who were killed on May 4, 1970. Kent State University will hold a yearlong observance for the 50th commemoration of May 4, 1970, beginning in fall 2019 through May 4, 2020.
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:40am
The tragic events that occurred on the campus of Kent State University on May 4, 1970, had a lasting impact that continues to resonate nearly a half-century later.

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