Alumni

Kent, Ohio — In March of this year, Kent State University Glauser School of Music student Alena Miskins (‘22) and alumnus Andrew Blake (M.A. ‘20) presented at the Future Directions of Music Cognition Conference. The virtual conference, hosted by Ohio State University, was held March 6-7 and had over 1,000 registered attendees from around the...

A welcome home message is painted on the Rock during Kent State University’s Homecoming 2019. Kent State University alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and the community are encouraged to save the date for one of the university’s long-standing traditions. Kent State will celebrate Homecoming 2021 on Saturday, Oct. 2. In addition to enhanced Homecoming festivities, the university will celebrate the Class of 2020 with a historic...

Photo of the Brain statue lit up at dusk on Kent Campus. Freshman Honors Colloquium professor Bill Morris is a first generation college graduate currently preparing to defend his dissertation at Kent State.  Morris grew up in a small, rural area in California. He initially did not plan on attending college, but ended up being the first in his family to do so. He...

Honors FHC students observe the instructor, as class is taught via Zoom. Hagan Whiteleather, a Kent State University graduate, is in her second year with the Kent State Honors College as a Freshman Honors Colloquium professor.  Whiteleather graduated in 2015 from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts in both English and Psychology as well as minors in writing and teaching...

Three paintings by Patricia Zinsmeister Parker - One still life in blue, one nude woman reclining and one self portrait with multiple faces The journey of an artist comes with many twists and turns. Opportunities and challenges arise throughout artists' careers, creating pathways to take charge of their future in the arts. For Patricia Zinsmeister Parker, this has meant exploring different painting techniques, defying gender inequalities in the art field, and balancing an artistic...

Kate Wyatt (MM “Music has always provided me a sense of comfort and it was always my home,” says Kate Wyatt. “I feel it is a gift to give my students those same feelings. Each day is special to me!” Wyatt, a 2019 graduate of our 100 percent online Master of Music in Music Education program, has the chance to share the...

Kent State’s Giving Tuesday campaign raises funds to keep students on track to graduation, like the students pictured here who are safely participating in their class while adhering to the university’s COVID-19 guidelines. Kent State University launched its month-long celebration of philanthropy, Giving Tuesday, on Nov. 9 and highlighted a fundamental belief within the Golden Flash community: “Flashes Take Care of Flashes.” This caring approach has been a cornerstone in uniting both current and past Flashes in efforts to support each other through trying times....

Kent State’s Giving Tuesday campaign raises funds to keep students on track to graduation, like the students pictured here who are safely participating in their class while adhering to the university’s COVID-19 guidelines. Kent State University launched its month-long celebration of philanthropy, Giving Tuesday, on Nov. 9 and highlighted a fundamental belief within the Golden Flash community: “Flashes Take Care of Flashes.” This caring approach has been a cornerstone in uniting both current and past Flashes in efforts to support each other through trying times....

Kent State’s Giving Tuesday campaign raises funds to keep students on track to graduation, like the students pictured here who are safely participating in their class while adhering to the university’s COVID-19 guidelines. Kent State University launched its month-long celebration of philanthropy, Giving Tuesday, on Nov. 9 and highlighted a fundamental belief within the Golden Flash community: “Flashes Take Care of Flashes.” This caring approach has been a cornerstone in uniting both current and past Flashes in efforts to support each other through trying times....

Kent State University students pose for a photo during Homecoming 2019. Now that the fall semester at Kent State is in full force, we are excited to announce that two of our most anticipated traditions will be held during the month of October. This year, Homecoming 2020 and Parents and Families Appreciation Week are going virtual and will be held the week of Oct. 5. Homecoming 2020 – Flashes Forever: Here. There....