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Members of Kent State University   Lori Holcepl felt the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic deeply when she was laid off from her job recently. As a single mother of two, Holcepl relied on her paycheck to support her family. “Since the pandemic began, I have feared we would lose our home and everything we have,” Holcepl said. “With my children home from school, I...

Members of Kent State University Retailer bringing cost-saving options and expanded services to Kent State students and faculty Kent State University has named Barnes & Noble College as the new operator of the Kent State University Bookstore at its eight campuses. The existing bookstore staff will stay on and transition to new management, which took effect May 18 for the Kent...

Members of Kent State University The semester ended on a high note for Kent State University’s contemporary a cappella singing group. Dressed in their blue and gold, the Kent Clarks recently shared their talent on the plaza of NBC’s “Today Show.” The 16-member group sang a mix of Top 40 hit songs on the show before heading inside the studio to watch Lady Antebellum...

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Watch highlights from FlashFest 2015, the annual end-of-the-year bashWatch highlights from this year's FlashFest, featuring Kyle, Rae Sremmurd, Jeremih and The Chainsmokers!    

Watch highlights from FlashFest 2015, the annual end-of-the-year bash Kent State University will host Relay for Life, beginning Friday, April 17, at 6 p.m. and ending Saturday, April 18, at noon in the Kent State Field House. Relay for Life events are organized, overnight community fundraising walks that benefit the American Cancer Society. The event, which helps to fight cancer, celebrates the lives of people who...

Recipients of the 2015 Student Leader of the Year award are recognized for outstanding leadership of their organization. (Photo credit: Carrie Circosta, Alumni Relations) Kent State University’s Center for Student Involvement hosted the 37th annual Student Leadership and Honors Awards on April 8 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The event celebrates and recognizes student leaders, organizations and advisors for their contributions to the Kent State community during the current academic year. Any student,...

Recipients of the 2015 Student Leader of the Year award are recognized for outstanding leadership of their organization. (Photo credit: Carrie Circosta, Alumni Relations) National Alcohol Screening Day returns to Kent State University for its 15th year. National Alcohol Screening Day is a promotional outreach effort to reduce and prevent at-risk drinking by providing anonymous screening for alcohol-use disorders. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place April 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the...

Kent State students and a staff member work to clear snow from around a fire hydrant in the city of Kent. The effort was organized by WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland working with the Kent Fire Department. Kent State University members of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity and Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed service fraternity, spent their afternoon on Feb. 27 digging out snow-covered fire hydrants in Kent neighborhoods. WKYC Channel 3 Producer Jon Adkins approached the Kent Fire Department and Kent State’s Greek Life to participate in this community service...

Members of Lambda Theta Nu, Kent State’s first Latina sorority, pose for a group photo in the Student Multicultural Center on the second floor of the Kent Student Center. Kent State University’s first Latina sorority, Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Inc., introduced themselves to the Kent State and Greek community in its step out show on Feb. 20 at the Kent Student Center Kiva. The sorority’s purpose is to give the population of identified Latina students on campus support and a sense of community. At the show, the...

Katie Kimble, a member of the Kent State Marching Golden Flashes Colorguard, strikes a pose with the 6-foot-long flag she and her teammates work with at Kent State sporting and musical events.   Cover your right eye and put a blinder on the outside of your left eye – that’s how Kent State University sophomore Katie Kimble, from Rocky River, Ohio, sees the world after nine eye surgeries.  “I’m not cool with it, but I accept it,” Kimble said. “I’m thankful for the vision I have.” At a young age, doctors told Kimble that...