Choose Ohio First

Kent State University nursing students receive hands-on learning experience by practicing on a simulator.

The Ohio Department of Higher Education and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation have announced that Kent State University will receive $960,000 in new scholarships through the Choose Ohio First program that supports students in the critical fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). “We are very exc...

A student works with scale models of airplanes in a small wind tunnel in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State University.

Kent State University has been awarded $1.5 million from the state of Ohio for the Choose Ohio First program that supports students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Among the 44 colleges and universities selected as the new Choose Ohio First award recipients in Fiscal Year 2022, Kent State is one of...

Nick Potts, a Kent State Honors College graduating senior.

Nick Potts is an upcoming spring 2021 graduate of the Kent State Honors College. He is a computer science major. Potts said he decided to come to Kent State because of the feeling he got when he stepped on the campus. He considered it a home away from home feeling. Academic challenge was the driving factor behind Potts applying to the Ho...

A Kent State University student conducts research in a lab during spring 2018.

The state of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Higher Education announced Monday, April 5, that Kent State University has been awarded Choose Ohio First grants totaling $3.5 million to support students in the critical fields of science (including health professions), technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Among the 57 Ohio colleges ...

A Kent State University student conducts research in a lab during spring 2018.

The state of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Higher Education announced Monday, April 5, that Kent State University has been awarded Choose Ohio First grants totaling $3.5 million to support students in the critical fields of science (including health professions), technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Among the 57 Ohio colleges ...

State of Ohio Representative Kathleen Clyde met with Kent State's Choose Ohio First Scholars in the Kent State Student Center, Multicultural Center.

State Representative Kathleen Clyde, who represents Central and Southern Portage County in Ohio’s 75th District, met with 30 of Kent State University’s Choose Ohio First scholarship students on Friday (February 13) in the Kent Student Center to discuss a wide range of issues. After a brief presentation focused on the need for more State...