From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Kent State University will commemorate Juneteenth with a community celebration that combines the rich history of Black Americans with an assortment of festivities. Join us at Kent Campus, Student Green/Risman Plaza and enjoy live performances, music, great food, vendors and more. This event is free and open to the public.

  • The One Stop for Student Services is now officially the Financial, Billing and Enrollment Center. Our new website ( and our 24/7 AI-powered chatbot are live as well. Read on to see what has changed, what's upcoming and what this means for you.

  • AI conversations and discoveries are happening everywhere. Vendors are learning at the same time we are! What if their ideas could be used in Kent State's context? Join the next session on June 20, when the Freshworks team discusses themes impacting higher education and discuss how AI tools assist students, faculty and staff in delivering high-quality outcomes.

  • Did you know there are about 400 bird species present in Ohio? Join us June 24 on Kent Campus for this month's Stroll for the Soul, an exciting series where employees can get up and move as well as learn something new.

  • Did you know that as a Kent State employee, you can receive discounted tickets to select shows and performances at Playhouse Square? Use promo code "KENT" to explore available discounts. Bonus this summer: Receive 40% off "Back to the Future: The Musical" and save an average of $20 on "MJ" tickets!

  • University Culinary Services is pleased to announce that the Fork in the Road food truck will be out on Wednesdays this summer. Through August 7, visit the Risman Plaza on Wednesdays between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for fun food truck meals brought to you by Culinary Services. Please note that in observation of Juneteenth, the Fork in the Road food truck will be participating in the Juneteenth Jubilee tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Fork in the Road will not be out on Wednesday, June 19.