News Archive

Monday, November 28, 2022 - 3:12pm
As students, faculty and staff celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Kent Student Center, alumni, who read about the milestone on social media took, time to remi...
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 12:00am
The goal of the Native American Heritage and Veterans celebration was to honor our Native American students, faculty, staff, and community members while also honoring our veterans.
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:31am
This year’s Homecoming celebration had one of the biggest turnouts that Kent State has ever seen! Many ceremonies, open houses, celebrations and more took place across campus over the weekend. There is one celebration in particular that was greatly anticipated - a dedication cere...
Monday, September 12, 2022 - 1:53pm
Kent State students aren’t the only ones who get to celebrate the start of the new school year. Over 700 family members of golden flashes will be joining in the fun from Sept. 12 - 17 for Parents and Families Appreciation Week.  This year, parents and families can expect an in-pe...
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - 2:22pm
For a third consecutive year, Kent State University has been selected as one the nation’s top universities for LGBTQ+ students for creating a safe, welcoming environment for students, faculty and staff, according to Campus Pride, a leading resource for LGBTQ+ leadership developme...
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 9:18am
Lamar R. Hylton, Ph.D., Kent State University’s senior vice president for student affairs, has announced Richantae Johnson, J.D., as the interim director of gender equity and Title IX coordinator, effective July 1. 
Sunday, June 5, 2022 - 2:56pm
The Department of Recreational Services is now Recreation and Wellness Services (RecWell). This change is the culmination of several years of work accompanied by changing needs in Higher Education and following the NASPA and NIRSA joint commitment to well-being.
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 10:02am
The designation recognizes schools that show a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military.
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 12:30pm
Senior Human Development and Family Studies major Taryn Phillips-Smith is the recipient of Kent State University Leadership Center’s March Student Leader of the Month. The Student Leader of the Month program seeks to recognize students for excellence in leadership through campus...
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 3:17pm
Lamar R. Hylton, Ph.D., joins the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Board of Directors as the Region Four-East Director for the 2023-2025 NASPA board term. NASPA is the leading student affairs organization whose mission is to bring professionals fro...
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 2:47pm
Since 2019, Kent State University has been committed to becoming a student-ready campus. The commitment was shared with faculty, staff, and students via a university-wide email from President Todd Diacon. University Culinary Services (UCS)...
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 9:03am
For the second consecutive year, the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine has chosen Kent State University’s Division of Student Affairs as one of the 16 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs in 2022. The Divisi...
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 10:27am
Kent State University continues to exemplify leadership in its mission to support students as the Kent Campus is designated as a Military Friendly® School for the 13th consecutive year in a row, earning a Gold award. In addition, Kent State University at Trumbull earned a Silver...
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 2:25pm
Junior nursing major Hannah Call is the recipient of the Kent State University Leadership Center’s February Student Leader of the Month. The Student Leader of the Month program seeks to recognize students for excellence in leadership through campus and community involvement. This...
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 8:28am
Junior fashion merchandising major with double minors in leadership and geography Matt Clark is the recipient of the Kent State University Leadership Center’s Student Leader of the Month. The Student Leader of the Month program seeks to recognize students for excellence in leader...
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 11:32am
Executive Director for the Center for Adult and Veterans Services Joshua Rider has been named the Committee Member of the Year by Main Street Kent (MSK). Rider, who serves as the chair of the Business Enhancement Committee, was honored for his excellent work and leadership and fo...
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 12:33pm
The Division of Student Affairs celebrated those who make a difference at Kent State with its first-ever Equity, Identity, and Success recognition week held November 15-19.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 8:51am
Senior Aerospace Engineering major Julia Taylor is the recipient of the Kent State University Leadership Center’s Student Leader of the Month. The Student Leader of the Month program seeks to recognize students for excellence in leadership through campus and community involvement...
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 11:26am
A new initiative resulting from a partnership between the Center for Adult and Veterans Services (CAVS), the Parenting Student Task Force, the College of Education, Health, and Human Services (EHHS), the Academic Success Center, and University Libraries is giving parents and fami...
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 10:04am
Kent State University held its annual Veterans Day Commemoration in person at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at Risman Plaza on the Kent Campus.

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