Division of Student Affairs

Kent State University freshman Josh Paulin is not only a good student, but an exemplary citizen. On March 13, 2016, Paulin saved a man’s life, and now Kent State’s Department of Public Safety is honoring Paulin for his heroic acts.     It all started while he was waiting at a bus stop near the Kent Student Center Kiva. Paulin saw a man...

Following a national search, Kent State University has selected Shay Davis Little, Ph.D., to serve as vice president for student affairs. Little has served as interim vice president for student affairs since Aug. 1, 2015. She will begin serving as the permanent vice president for student affairs on May 14. Little will lead Kent State’s Division...

Kent State University officially registered 402 student organizations on campus this spring semester, a record-breaking number for the university, according to the Center for Student Involvement. “Reaching this high number of student organizations on campus reflects the kind of students that are enrolling at Kent State: an engaged student who is...

Kent State University’s 22nd annual FlashFest hosted an array of music genres, including rapper Wiz Khalifa, country artists Chase Rice, Jon Langston and Lacy Cavalier, and electronic music duo 3OH!3. This annual celebration that occurs at the end of the spring semester is organized and presented by Kent State’s Undergraduate Student...

Kent State University recently earned the top spot on College Rank’s list of the 50 Best College Dining Experiences. Judging criteria included versatility of menu options, support for nutrition and wellness, sustainability efforts and accessibility for those with special dietary needs. College Rank is an independent organization that aims to...

  “Don’t put any idea off as a joke,” said Richard “Hart” Main, a Kent State University sophomore economics major from New Philadelphia, Ohio. “I almost did that and missed an opportunity.” The 18-year-old entrepreneur, from Kent State's College of Business Administration, is referring to ManCans, his company that makes and sells...

When the concept of homelessness comes to mind, people tend to focus efforts on food donations, but Ashley Flowers, a junior majoring in psychology and criminology and justice studies at Kent State University, wants to remind people that clothing and toiletries also are essential items. A native of Maple Heights, Ohio, Flowers is collecting money...

The talents of 18 Kent State University students were on display at Kent Student Center Programming’s 12th annual Rock the Runway fashion show, which took place March 5. Fashion was king on a night that featured the sights and sounds of this year’s theme, The Jacksons. In front of a Kent Student Center Ballroom crowd of nearly 800 attendees,...

Kent State University Board of Trustees approved establishing a unified student government across all campuses – Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Kent, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas – during its March 9, 2016, board meeting. Each campus’ Undergraduate Student Government is recognized as the representative voice of the students’...

Kent State University’s Center for Student Involvement authorized 50 new student organizations in fall 2015, bringing the total to nearly 400 different organizations, according to Katie Goldring, assistant director of the Center for Student Involvement. “As the number of student organizations continues to increase at Kent State, it truly...