Commencement

A Kent State University graduate celebrates as he crosses the stage during his Commencement ceremony. The Kent State University alumni family will grow by nearly 3,000 new graduates as the university holds its Fall Commencement ceremonies. For the Kent Campus, Commencement ceremonies will take place Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State will confer 2,158 degrees, consisting...

A College of Business Administration graduate show off her glasses while in line to enter Kent State’s 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 University held its Summer 2018 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Summer 2018 Commencement Ceremonies The Kent...

A Kent State University graduate displays his diploma for family and friends during the Summer 2017 Commencement ceremony in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. 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 University will hold its Summer 2018 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). The Kent Campus will confer 1,325...

Oscar-nominated actor Michael Keaton addresses graduates, administrators, families and friends during Kent State’s 2018 One University Commencement at Dix Stadium. Take chances. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Seek your authentic self. Those were the messages that actor Michael Keaton shared with Kent State University graduates taking part in the One University Commencement on Saturday, May 12. Mr. Keaton, an Academy Award-nominated actor and Kent State alumnus, delivered the address at Dix Stadium before...

A Kent State graduate indicates to his family, seated in the stands at Dix Stadium, that he has located his name in the 2018 One University Commencement program while waiting for the ceremony to begin. Michael Keaton was multitasking during his upcoming return to Kent State University. Not only did the Oscar-nominated actor impart wisdom as the university’s commencement speaker, but he also joined more than 3,000 graduates on May 12 at Dix Stadium in wearing their caps and gowns as Mr. Keaton received an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane...

Oscar-nominated actor Michael Keaton will deliver the commencement address May 12 at Kent State University. (Photo credit: MJ Kim/HFA2014/Getty Images) WHAT: Kent State University will celebrate its newest graduates at its One University Commencement at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at Dix Stadium. The ceremony recognizes graduates from the university’s eight campuses. In total, Kent State will confer 5,345 degrees this spring. More than 3,000 graduating students have registered to attend the One...

Oscar-nominated actor Michael Keaton will deliver the commencement address May 12 at Kent State University. (Photo credit: MJ Kim/HFA2014/Getty Images) Batman is coming to Kent State University. In fact, so are Birdman, Betelgeuse and Vulture. Oscar-nominated actor Michael Keaton will return to the campus he once walked as a student while dreaming about making it big in Hollywood. The leading man who has inspired millions in iconic roles on the big screen will now inspire thousands of new Kent...

A Kent State graduate celebrates as he crosses the stage during his Commencement ceremony. Kent State University held its Fall Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Friday, Dec. 15, and Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State conferred 2,320 degrees, including 1,824 bachelor’s degrees, 456 master’s degrees, 37 doctoral degrees and three educational specialist degrees. ...

A Kent State University graduate displays his diploma for family and friends during the baccalaureate degree ceremony at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. Kent State University will hold its Fall Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Friday, Dec. 15, and Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State will confer 2,320 degrees, including 1,824 bachelor’s degrees, 456 master’s degrees, 37 doctoral degrees and three educational specialist...

A Kent State University graduate displays his diploma for family and friends during the baccalaureate degree ceremony at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. Kent State University held its Summer 2017 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State conferred 1,422 degrees, including 908 bachelor’s degrees, 427 master’s degrees, 67 doctoral degrees and 20 educational specialist degrees. Across the...