Division of Student Affairs

Kent State architecture students form a group to design and build environments for animal shelters, at no cost. Some Kent State University architecture students are using their talents and skills to design more than brick and mortar; they are constructing hope for the furry friends that may not have much left. A group of Kent State architecture students formed a student organization they named “KSU Barkitecture.” They design and build environments for...

Kent State students pack the MAC Center and watch Rae Sremmurd perform on stage during FlashFest 2015. Kent State University’s 23rd annual FlashFest will host rap duo Rae Sremmurd and pop artist Sammy Adams on April 20. Hosted by the Kent State’s Undergraduate Student Government, FlashFest will take place at two locations on the Kent Campus. The first part of the show will begin at 5 p.m. on the Student Green, and the lineup includes local band...

A child enjoys throwing a whipped cream pie in the face of a sorority member during the 2015 Lil’ Sibs Weekend. Kent Interhall Council will host Kent State University students, faculty, staff and their families for Sibs and Kids Weekend on April 21-23. This year’s theme is Cirque du Sib, featuring events and activities inspired by the circus and gymnastics. Activities include inflatables in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, a science show...

The winning models and designers of Rock the Runway 2017 pose for a picture with their plaque. Kent Student Center Programming, part of the Center for Student Involvement, hosted the 13th annual Rock the Runway on March 4. The runway featured 21 collections by 24 designers, many from Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising. The Kent Student Center Ballroom was decked out in 1920’s style with an elevated runway...

Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Kent State transgender student Emily Grubb (left) stands with Ken Ditlevson, director of the university’s LGBTQ Student Center. The LGBTQ Student Center is located on the lower level of the Kent Student Center. For Emily Grubb, all it took was looking through a magazine to decide where to go to college. A high school friend shared a copy of Fusion magazine, Kent State University’s first lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) magazine, which led Grubb to the university. Now a sophomore majoring in social geography with a minor...

Kent State transgender student Emily Grubb (left) stands with Ken Ditlevson, director of the university’s LGBTQ Student Center. The LGBTQ Student Center is located on the lower level of the Kent Student Center. For Emily Grubb, all it took was looking through a magazine to decide where to go to college. A high school friend shared a copy of Fusion magazine, Kent State University’s first lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) magazine, which led Grubb to the university. Now a sophomore majoring in social geography with a minor...

Retired Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Gainer, a Kent State University student who currently serves as president of the Kent State Veterans Club, addresses those attending the university’s 2016 Veterans Day observance. For an eighth consecutive year, Kent State University has been named a 2017 Military Friendly® School.  Military Friendly is the military ratings division of Victory Media, a service-disabled, veteran-owned business that also publishes G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs, Military Spouse and Vetrepreneur®. Military Friendly rates companies and colleges...

Kent State President Beverly Warren smiles with members of the Kent State Marching Golden Flashes before the 2016 Homecoming Parade. Kent State University President Beverly Warren is the recipient of the 2016 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Region IV-East award for her outstanding performance as a university president. She joins an elite group of college and university presidents across the United States honored by NASPA for advancing the...

Retired Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Gainer, a Kent State University student who currently serves as president of the Kent State Veterans Club, addresses those attending the university’s 2016 Veterans Day observance. For an eighth consecutive year, Kent State University has been named a 2017 Military Friendly® School.  Military Friendly is the military ratings division of Victory Media, a service-disabled, veteran-owned business that also publishes G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs, Military Spouse and Vetrepreneur®. Military Friendly rates companies and colleges on...

pres warren Kent State University President Beverly Warren is the recipient of the 2016 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Region IV-East award for her outstanding performance as a university president. She joins an elite group of college and university presidents across the United States honored by NASPA for advancing the...