Division of Student Affairs

Executive Chef for Kent State Campus Executive Chef, Billy Edmondson, won first place at the 2020 NACUFS Midwest Culinary Challenge. The event took place at University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana this past weekend. Chef Billy battled other competitors while he cooked and prepared the winning dish, Jerk Cornish Hen with Hash topped with Pickled Slaw.  Chef Billy...

2021 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs The Division of Student Affairs at Kent State has been named one of the 30 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs for 2021 by ACPA-College Student Educators International and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. This is the first time the division has received the honor and was only one of three schools in Ohio to garner the award,...

Dining Services employee flips and prepares food. Dining Services is undergoing a significant transition from Aramark to in-house services. It is a new realignment at the top and a new era for students in their dining experience at Kent State. The future composition of Kent State Dining Services has begun, and the shift will officially commence on July 1 and coincide with the opening of the fall...

Division of Student Affairs

Rendering of Integrated Greek Council Plots As racial tensions shook the nation to its core throughout the summer of 2020, the historic rock located at the front of campus became a focal point of derogatory remarks. At that time, members of the Integrated Greek Council (IGC) took charge, deciding not only that things needed to change but in a meaningful and impactful way for decades to come....

The K arch sits just outside of the Student Green Note: This is the final part of a four-day series discussing the pillars within the Division of Student Affairs and how they benefit the students at Kent State University. Today we are focusing on the Student Affairs Administration pillar, including University Health Services, DSA Finance Office, HR/Personnel, Assessment and Strategic Planning, and...

Students pose for a photo after a commencement ceremony. Note: This is part three of a four-day series highlighting the pillars within the Division of Student Affairs and how they benefit the students at Kent State University. Today we are focusing on the Equity, Identity, and Success pillar, which includes the Student Multicultural Center, Women’s Center, LGBTQ+ Center, Center for Adult and Veterans...

Students prepare food in the Fork in the Road food truck. Note: This is part two of a four-day series highlighting the pillars within the Division of Student Affairs and how they benefit the students at Kent State University. Today we are focusing on the Student Engagement and Services pillar, which includes Residence Services, University Dining Services, Kent Student Center and Involvement,...

Flash poses for a picture with a student. Note: This is part one of a four-day series highlighting the pillars within the Division of Student Affairs and how they benefit the students at Kent State University. Today we are focusing on the Advocacy, Support, and Well-Being pillar, which includes the Office of the Dean of Students, Recreation and Wellness Services, Kent State of...

Division of Student Affairs Pillars The Division of Student Affairs encompasses over 25 departments and offices with staff who are committed to supporting all students in their endeavors, in and out of the classroom. Central to the work within the division is a commitment to the vision and mission of Kent State University. All members of the division work to provide a broad and...

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2021 USG Elected Officials are sworn in by Dr. Hylton. After months of campaigning, students casting their votes, and new members officially being sworn in at the Leadership Awards on April 19 by Vice President for Student Affairs Lamar Hylton, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) elections are officially in the books. Since 1924, USG has served as the representative organization of the...