Division of Finance and Administration

Trees fill the sky every season as far as the eye can see as Kent State University students walk down the Lefton Esplanade on the Kent Campus. Large oaks provide shade on a warm summer day, glistening maple trees leave a blanket of orange and red on the ground as students move back into the residence halls in the fall and snow-covered pines bring to life the holiday spirit for a Kent State winter.

Road work on Summit Street will stop for the next few months but will resume again in the spring. 

Road work on Summit Street will stop for the winter months and two-way traffic will be maintained throughout the construction area. 

Officers from Kent State University Police Services have always had a “protect and serve” philosophy, and recently, they put this philosophy in action in order to help families in need.

Each year, the department holds a “Glow, Grow and Give” fundraiser throughout the month of November to raise money for a worthy cause. The staff members can donate $30, and in return, they may grow out beards (for men), dye their hair pink or blue or paint their fingernails.

Beginning Saturday, Nov. 18, West Campus Center Drive will be closed for approximately two weeks.  

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 19, West Risman Drive will be closed until further notice.  

The connection between the Schwartz Center and West Campus Center parking lots will be closed for two to three weeks, starting Oct. 5. 

Each year on Oct. 1, universities nationwide are required to disseminate a summary of reported crimes on or near campus. The Annual Security Reports for all Kent State University campuses outline three-year statistics on several different crimes from motor vehicle theft and weapons violations to drug violations and sexual assault.

Kent State University’s College of Communication and Information – the academic home to five innovative, professional schools whose work spans the disciplines of communication, information and technology – will celebrate the reopening of the newly renovated Taylor Hall, Sept. 21-23. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the college, the 85th anniversary of the School of Communication Studies, the 80th anniversary of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the 5th anniversary of the interdisciplinary School of Digital Sciences.

Beginning Monday, Sept. 18, the west-bound lane of Summit St. will be closed between the Morris Road/Janik Drive intersection and East Risman Drive.