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Todd Diacon, Kent State University’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, places the President’s Medal on Distinguished Professor of Human Evolutionary Studies C. Owen Lovejoy as Kent State President Beverly Warren watches. Kent State University Distinguished Professor of Human Evolutionary Studies C. Owen Lovejoy, Ph.D., received the President’s Medal from President Beverly Warren during the One University Commencement Ceremony on May 13 in Dix Stadium. The President’s Medal is the highest honor conferred by Kent State. It recognizes faculty and administrative...

Kent State University graduates celebrate at Commencement.Kent State University celebrated its newest graduates at its Spring 2017 Commencement ceremonies. In total, Kent State conferred 5,636 degrees, including 992 associate degrees, 3,319 bachelor’s degrees, 1,139 master’s degrees, 181 doctoral degrees and five educational specialist degrees.    

Joseph Smith (L) and  Leslie Oakes are shown with their Best in Show award-winning artwork from the Kent State Tuscarawas Student Art Show. Two Kent State University students received Best in Show honors, as well as the Dean’s Choice Awards, during the April 20 Kent State University at Tuscarawas 13th annual Student Computer Designed Art Exhibition. The art expo was held at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts in New Philadelphia. Leslie Oakes won Best in Show for her artwork,...

This year’s class of 24 Flashguides is a diverse and fun-loving group of students who participate in the program because they want to make a difference in the lives of new students. The Destination Kent State (DKS) Registration and Advising program helps students transition and connect to the university. Research shows that students who successfully make a connection to the people and the university are more likely to persist to graduation. One intentional way that Kent State University seeks to connect with students is...