Awards and Honors

Kent State University has been named a 2016 Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites recognition program.

Photo of Erin Hawley (Photo provided by Erin Hawley)Erin Hawley selected to receive grant by the National Down Syndrome Society

Vivian Feke, a recent graduate of Kent State University who studied broadcast journalism in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, is the winner of the 2016 Student Edward R. Murrow Overall Excellence Award for video. 

Photo of Dianne KerrKent State University’s Dianne Kerr, Ph.D., professor of health education and promotion in the College of Education, Health and Human Services and Provost’s Faculty Associate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, is the recipient of the Society for Public Health Education’s Dorothy B. Nyswander Open Society Award.

Kent State University’s tradition of athletic success was on full display in early June, earning a national player of the year, a national assistant coach of the year and an honor for excellence throughout its 10 women’s sports.

Photo of banner created by Kent State advertising studentsTeam will present integrated marketing campaign to V8®+Energy brand team

Photo of 2016 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award RecipientsThree Kent State University faculty members were honored with the 2016 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony that took place on April 5 in the University Library.

Photo of Kenneth BurhannaKenneth Burhanna, Kent State University’s 2015-2016 Provost’s Fellow and assistant dean of engagement and outreach for University Libraries, is one of the 17 top managers of academic research libraries selected for UCLA’s 2016 Senior Fellows Program.

Photo of snow-covered trees on campusKent State University has earned its eighth consecutive recognition from Tree Campus USA, a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals.

Image of CEO Magazine EMBA Rankings badgeThe Executive MBA program at Kent State University’s College of Business Administration has once again been ranked in the top tier of CEO Magazine’s Global Ranking.