Class of 2023

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UPAA award-winning December 2023 Commencement photo

A photo by one of Kent State’s staff photographers was recognized by the University Photographer’s Association of America.

A member of the Fall Class of 2023 is embraced by her dean at the Karamu ceremony

Members of the Fall Class of 2023 participated in the Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración De Los Graduados pre-commencement ceremony.


Fashion design student Matthew Williams working on a Couture creation at Kent State's Paris American Academy

Couture creations by a senior fashion design major at Kent State's American Academy in Paris were recently highlighted in an Instagram post. 

Delia Brennan participating in a demonstration

Graduating senior Delia Brennan applies she learns in the classroom to help survivors of trauma and promote activism in her community.

Scene from Summer Commencement 2023

Kent State's Summer Commencement ceremonies took place on Manchester Field last Saturday. 

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The First "K" on Manchester Field, by the Class of 2023

Which first names were read most often during Spring 2023 commencements? 

Decorated caps at EHHS commencement 2023

Spring Commencement ceremonies at Kent State were held at Kent State this week.

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Student at Karamu

The university's traditional Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados ceremonies celebrated Spring 2023 graduates. 

Members of the Spring Class of 2023 pose for a photo

Members of Kent State's Spring Class of 2023 could be found posing for photos at popular spots on campus this week.