downtown kent

Kent State University Assistant Professor Jennifer Mapes, Ph.D., poses beside a map kiosk in downtown Kent that she helped to create. Kent State University Assistant Professor Jennifer Mapes, Ph.D., was honored with the Volunteer of the Year award by Main Street Kent during the organization’s annual awards celebration. Main Street Kent is a nonprofit organization focused on the revitalization of downtown Kent and is an affiliate of the national Main Street program and the...

Kent State University Assistant Professor Jennifer Mapes, Ph.D., poses beside a map kiosk in downtown Kent that she helped to create. The city of Kent is among the top ten best cities for millenials looking for work, according to www.nerdwallet.com, an online financial and industry resource. Kent ranks in 9th place. NerdWallet highlights the location of Kent State University, as well as attractive employment options for young residents, as some contributing factors to the...

Kent State University Assistant Professor Jennifer Mapes, Ph.D., poses beside a map kiosk in downtown Kent that she helped to create. Franklin Hall and its surrounding Hilltop Drive neighbors are witnessing an astonishing physical transformation, thanks to the new Kent State University Esplanade extension. When completed in August, the Esplanade extension will link the western edge of campus with the newly revitalized Kent business district, bringing downtown into clear view from...