Commencement

A new Kent State University graduate smiles after receiving her diploma. The Kent State University alumni family will grow by nearly 5,300 new graduates as the university holds its spring commencement. The accomplishments of the Spring Class of 2020 will be recognized with a virtual commencement recognition ceremony on Saturday, May 9, at 11 a.m. EDT, in accordance with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s order to prohibit large...

Kent State University will recognize the accomplishments of its Spring Class of 2020 with a virtual commencement recognition ceremony on May 9. Kent State University today announced that it will recognize the accomplishments of its Spring Class of 2020 with a virtual commencement recognition ceremony taking place on the originally scheduled commencement date. Kent State students, faculty, staff, parents and friends are invited to tune into the virtual ceremony on Saturday, May 9, at 11...

Induction Ceremony procession for Alpha Lambda Delta first-year student members. On Feb. 19, 2020, the Kent chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, The National Honors Society for First-Year Success, held its induction ceremony for eligible members from the fall 2019 semester. At the start of the spring 2020 semester, all first-year, registered full-time students who met the qualifications of a 3.5 GPA or higher during their previous...

Student turning his tassle The Kent State University alumni family grew by nearly 3,000 new graduates as the university held its Fall Commencement ceremonies. For the Kent Campus, Commencement ceremonies took place Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation (MAC) Center. Across the university’s eight-campus system, Kent State...

Finish Line Feeling.  A Kent State student embraces the moment after receiving his degree during the Aug. 17 undergraduate commencement ceremony at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation (MAC) Center. The Kent State University alumni network again grew its ranks this summer as more than a thousand Golden Flashes got their degrees. Kent State held its Summer 2019 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation (MAC) Center. Kent State University conferred 1,165 degrees, including 285...

A new Kent State University graduate looks for her family and shows her excitement after receiving her diploma during Summer 2018 Commencement. The Kent State University alumni network will again grow its ranks this summer as more than a thousand Golden Flashes get their degrees. Kent State will hold its Summer 2019 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation (MAC) Center. Kent State University will confer 1,165 degrees,...

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is congratulated by fellow Kent State graduates at the One University Commencement held at Dix Stadium. He has won Super Bowls. He has received the Super Bowl MVP award. And on May 11, 2019, he achieved his latest victory: earning a college degree. A helmet and pads were replaced by a cap and gown for New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman as he finished a journey he started in 2005 at the College of San Mateo before transferring to Kent...

Kent State The Kent State University alumni family grew by 5,300 new graduates as the university held its spring commencement ceremonies.  The Advanced Degree Commencement Ceremony took place at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) on the Kent Campus. This ceremony...

A Kent State University graduate, who is serving as a gonfalon bearer, waits to enter Dix Stadium for the university’s 2018 One University Commencement. The Kent State University alumni family will grow by 5,300 new graduates as the university holds its spring commencement ceremonies.  The Advanced Degree Commencement Ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) on the Kent Campus. This...

A graduate student proudly displays her diploma during Kent State’s advanced degree Commencement ceremony. The Kent State University alumni family grew by nearly 3,000 new graduates as the university held its Fall Commencement ceremonies. For the Kent Campus, Commencement ceremonies took place Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). About fall commencement Across the university’s...