Community Impact

Earth Fest 2024

Kent State celebrated Earth Month with an exceptionally full schedule of events, not the least of which were the activities on campus surrounding the total solar eclipse!

Fork in the Road Food Truck

University Culinary Services' Fork in the Road food truck is returning to Risman Plaza for lunch on Wednesdays, from June 12-Aug. 7. 

Scene from "Everybody"

Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance closed its spring performance season with its production of “Everybody.”

Kent State at Akron Pride 2023

Kent State University's LGBTQ+ Center is celebrating Pride Month by boosting activities statewide, collaborating with local events, hosting a walking group and planning for a fabulous Fall Semester. 

Trumbull Veterinary Technology students

The Veterinary Technology Program offered at Kent State University's Trumbull and Tuscarawas campuses prepares program graduates for successful careers in veterinary practices, animal hospitals and farms of all sizes.

Cleveland, Ohio's Playhouse Square

Looking for an interesting book to put in your beach bag this summer? The Kent State University Press has plenty of new reads.

Kent State won the food waste category in the Campus Race to Zero Waste national competition.

Kent State University earned first-place honors in the annual Campus Race to Zero Waste, a nationwide college campus recycling competition.

Kent State graduate Athalia James is now a nurse at Summa

Drawn to healthcare as a child, Athalia James pursued that passion all the way to a fulfilling career in nursing. 

Medhin Dollebo, Ph.D., visiting Scholar at Risk from Ethiopia.

Speaking out against government corruption and ethnic killings in his home country of Ethiopia made Medhin Dollebo, Ph.D., the target of constant threats and harassment. 

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Kent State graduate Athalia James is now a nurse at Summa

Drawn to healthcare as a child, Athalia James pursued that passion all the way to a fulfilling career in nursing.