Division of Institutional Advancement

Kent State alumnus Josh Cribbs waves to Kent State students and local residents attending the 2016 Kent State Homecoming Parade. Cribbs returned to campus to serve as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal. Kent State University celebrated Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 1, with classic traditions such as the Bowman Cup 5K Race, Kiss on the K, Homecoming Parade and football game. This year’s Homecoming featured Kent State alumnus Josh Cribbs, ’10, as the Parade Grand Marshal. Heroic efforts by Nick Holley and Justin Rankin were not quite enough...

Kent State alumnus Josh Cribbs waves to Kent State students and local residents attending the 2016 Kent State Homecoming Parade. Cribbs returned to campus to serve as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal. Kent State University President Beverly Warren today announced the appointment of Stephen Sokany, an alumnus and longtime employee, to the position of vice president for institutional advancement, effective Aug. 8, 2016. Sokany has served the university since 1993 in a number of development and institutional advancement roles, most recently as...

Josh Cribbs, a three-time NFL Pro Bowler and 2010 graduate of Kent State University, will return to his alma mater to serve as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal on Oct. 1 University hosts its annual Homecoming celebration on Oct. 1 Josh Cribbs, a three-time NFL Pro Bowler and 2010 graduate of Kent State University, will return to his alma mater to serve as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal at the university’s annual Homecoming on Oct. 1.   “I feel honored to be the Grand Marshal,” Cribbs said. “I feel...

Kent State alumnus Josh Cribbs was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Browns in 2005 where he played for eight seasons, making the Pro Bowl in 2007, 2009 and 2012. (Photo credit: Nick Cammett) University hosts its annual Homecoming celebration on Oct. 1 Josh Cribbs, a three-time NFL Pro Bowler and 2010 graduate of Kent State University, will return to his alma mater to serve as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal at the university’s annual Homecoming on Oct. 1.   “I feel honored to be the Grand Marshal,” Cribbs said. “I feel...

Flash, the Kent State mascot, helps cut the ribbon during the grand opening of the new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement. Kent State University celebrated the grand opening of its new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, located at 350 S. Lincoln St. in Kent, Ohio, on June 3. The event, was free and open to the public. The building houses nearly 100 employees from its Division of Institutional Advancement, the Kent State University Alumni Association and...

Flash, the Kent State mascot, helps cut the ribbon during the grand opening of the new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement. Kent State University will celebrate the grand opening of its new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, located at 350 S. Lincoln St. in Kent, Ohio, on June 3. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 4-5:30 p.m., with a dedication ceremony beginning at 4 p.m.  The building houses nearly 100 employees from...

Flash, the Kent State mascot, helps cut the ribbon during the grand opening of the new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement. AT&T has made a $200,000 contribution to Kent State University’s Research Center for Educational Technology to implement new technology in special education environments with a focus on mobile apps, including those intended to help students learn science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Faculty, staff and students from the...

Kent State University President Beverly Warren, pictured here with Kent State students, has personally matched $25,000 for donations made to Kent State on Giving Tuesday. The Kent State University community gave generously on Giving Tuesday this Dec. 1, far exceeding expectations. As promised, President Beverly Warren personally matched $25,000 in a gift to the Distinctive Kent State Fund, a fund that will support the university’s five priorities for a distinctive Kent State.   “On behalf of the university...

Kent State University President Beverly Warren, pictured here with Kent State students, has personally matched $25,000 for donations made to Kent State on Giving Tuesday. Kent State University President Beverly Warren has announced that she will personally match all gifts up to a total of $25,000 for donations made to Kent State on Dec. 1, which is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global day of philanthropy after the Thanksgiving holiday.     Kent State has participated in Giving Tuesday the last two...

Kent State University President Beverly Warren, pictured here with Kent State students, has personally matched $25,000 for donations made to Kent State on Giving Tuesday. Kent State University President Beverly Warren has announced that she will personally match all gifts up to a total of $25,000 for donations made to Kent State on Dec. 1, which is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global day of philanthropy after the Thanksgiving holiday.  Kent State has participated in Giving Tuesday the last two years,...