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The Kent State University Airport received the Animal Heroes Award for its Props 4 Paws pet food drive, which supports the Portage Animal Protection League and the Summit County Humane Society. The Kent State University Airport received the Animal Heroes Award, along with certificates from the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives, at the 2017 Summit County Humane PAWSibility Ball for its Props 4 Paws pet food drive. “Kent State received the award, but it was earned by a much broader community,” says Airport Manager David Poluga....

Kent State recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Integrated Sciences Building. The Kent State University community gathered to celebrate the grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art Integrated Sciences Building on Sept. 15. The 66,000 square-foot building houses classrooms, instructional labs, research lab space and faculty offices for the departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Sciences and Physics.    ...

Members of the Kent State University at Trumbull community gather for the flag presentation by the Eckenrode family. On Sept. 6, Master Sgt. Troy Eckenrode and his wife and Kent State University at Trumbull staff member Maribeth Eckenrode presented the campus with the U.S. flag, “Old Glory.” The flag was originally flown on Nov. 5, 2016, aboard a C-130H in the face of the enemy during a combat mission against the Islamic State group forces in support of...

Kent State University Kent State University's newly renovated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center will hold its grand reopening celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 4-6 p.m. The center is located in the Kent Student Center, Room 024 lower level. The event will feature welcome speeches from Ken Ditlevson, director of Kent State’s...