Awards and Honors

Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren presented seven Kent State staff members with the 2019 President Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren recently presented seven Kent State staff members with the President’s Award of Distinction. As in years past, President Warren made surprise visits to each recipient’s office with sincere congratulations and a cashier’s check for $1,500. The President’s Award of Distinction recognizes...

Megan Conrad (fifth from left) is recognized at a Kent State basketball game. She is joined by her family along with representatives from Kent State’s administration, College of Business Administration, PNC and Flash, the mascot. Each semester, PNC recognizes two outstanding Kent State University students as PNC Achievers. These students exemplify excellence in the classroom, in the community, and in student leadership and development. Congratulations to the Spring 2019 PNC Achievers! Megan Conrad, Senior, Marketing Major Megan Conrad has a saying: You get out what you...

David Kaplan, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Geography at Kent State University, has been elected president of the American Association of Geographers for 2019-20. David Kaplan, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, has been elected president of the American Association of Geographers (AAG), the premier academic and professional geography organization in the United States, for 2019-20.  “It is a...

PNC Bank recognizes Kent State student Hunter Brancifort (fifth from left), who is joined by her family along with representatives from Kent State’s administration, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the College of Business Administration. Each semester, PNC recognizes two outstanding Kent State University students as PNC Achievers. These students exemplify excellence in the classroom, in the community, and in student leadership and development. Congratulations to the Fall 2018 PNC Achievers! Hunter Brancifort, Senior, Finance Major Pass Hunter Brancifort on campus and on most days...

IM Summer Lance Grahn, Kent State University at Trumbull’s dean and chief administrative officer, was recently named as one of this year’s Community Star award recipients.   Dean Grahn will receive the award on March 19 at the Community Star Award program, co-sponsored by the Tribune Chronicle and Trumbull 100. He is one of 10 individuals from Trumbull...

Kent State University ROTC cadets salute and stand at attention as the U.S. flag is being raised during the university’s annual Veterans Day observance. University’s Salem Campus recognized with Top 10 School Award and gold-level distinction in small public schools category When Cory Maxwell was considering what college to attend, knowing that the institution is military friendly was very important to him. For him and student veterans, the Military Friendly® School designation helps determine...

Kent State University ROTC cadets salute and stand at attention as the U.S. flag is being raised during the university’s annual Veterans Day observance. University’s Salem Campus recognized with Top 10 School Award and gold-level distinction in small public schools category When Cory Maxwell was considering what college to attend, knowing that the institution is military friendly was very important to him. For him and student veterans, the Military Friendly® School designation helps determine...

Senior Chemist Hari Krishna Bisoyi (left) and Senior Research Fellow Quan Li (right) conduct an experiment in Kent State University’s Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute, located on the campus in Kent, Ohio. Kent State University has the distinction of ranking among the top five companies nationwide in Forbes recent list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2019. Kent State ranks No. 4 among 250 companies in 25 industry sectors and No. 1 among universities in the 2019 ranking, which was released last week. Kent State was the only public or...

Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State’s Online MBA program ranks 90th in the country and 66th among public institutions. This is the first year Kent State was eligible to be ranked since its program...

Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State’s Online MBA program ranks 90th in the country and 66th among public institutions. This is the first year Kent State was eligible to be ranked since its program...