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 Kent State University students studying in the College of Business Administration pose for a group photo outside the Business Administration Building. As prospective business school students weigh through their options of which school to attend, the decision-making process can be overwhelming. However, an important factor to consider can help make the decision easier and allow for an exclusive group of business schools to stand out: accreditation. Kent State University’s College of Business...

Two Kent State University students sit beneath the trees at the Behind the Brain Plaza along Terrace Drive on the Kent Campus. Trees fill the sky every season as far as the eye can see as Kent State University students walk down the Lefton Esplanade on the Kent Campus. Large oaks provide shade on a warm summer day, glistening maple trees leave a blanket of orange and red on the ground as students move back into the residence halls in the fall and snow-covered pines bring...

Kent State student Kendra Snatchko started achieving her dream of working in the fashion industry at Kent State East Liverpool. Kendra Snatchko is about to graduate from Kent State University, and her eyes are focused on a bright future. Remarkably, her vision of the future started forming when she was only 12 years old. That is when she set her sights on someday working in the fashion world. Ms. Snatchko will graduate in May with a degree in fashion merchandising and a...

Kent State University student Eli Kalil, shown here with his mom, engaged Twitter users to help his mom quit smoking. Viral tweets are circulated around the internet every day. Whether they are entertaining, infuriating or moving, they usually evoke some type of strong emotional response, which is how they become viral. Eli Kalil, a junior applied communications major at Kent State University, saw just how powerful the tool of social media can be when he posted an...

Gary Koski, Ph.D., associate professor in Kent State’s Department of Biological Sciences, works with students in the lab. Dr. Koski was honored with a Distinguished Teaching Award for demonstrating exceptional teaching in the classroom. When accomplished researcher Gary Koski, Ph.D., began his teaching career at Kent State University in 2010, he had no prior teaching experience. Today, Dr. Koski, an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences within the College of Arts and Sciences, is a recipient of Kent State’s Distinguished Teaching Award. The award,...

A rendering shows the potential future view of the new iconic main entrance to the Kent State University campus as seen from Main Street. The Kent State University Board of Trustees adopted a 10-year facilities master plan that embarks on a $1 billion transformative journey of the Kent Campus to better serve the needs of students and the entire Kent State community. The plan enhances the welcoming feel of the university’s iconic Front Campus and genuine sense of place, elevates...

Sarah Schmidt (front row, third from right), outreach program coordinator for global education initiatives at Kent State University at Stark, focuses on expanding opportunities for students. In Kenya, Sarah Schmidt discovered her calling. A long way from rural Mansfield, Ohio, the girl who grew up with cows in her backyard was now halfway around the world learning Swahili and teaching children how to speak English. She was 20 when she crossed the Atlantic for the first time. “It truly was life-changing,” says Ms. Schmidt, who...

Kent State University is the only Ohio institution, public or private, to receive the prestigious “Great College to Work For” designation for four consecutive years. Kent State University is definitely a great college to work for. It has great people, and the university constantly strives to provide a great work environment. Need proof? Just reference The Chronicle of Higher Education, a leading trade publication for colleges and universities that has bestowed Kent State with the moniker of “Great College to...

DeWeese Health Center created a community garden focused on growing fresh produce, learning best-practice gardening techniques and managing stress through connection with nature. Kent State University’s DeWeese Health Center is on a mission to create a culture of wellness on campus that incorporates body, mind, spirit and financial well-being, as well as a sense of community. To this end, the DeWeese Health Center’s Wellness Committee recently accomplished one of its wellness initiatives of creating a community garden...

New Kent State University graduates participate in the One Commencement Ceremony in May 2017 at Dix Stadium. The university’s graduates are making dynamic impact and shaping lasting contributions across Northeast Ohio. You will find Kent State University driving the region’s economy in nearly every sector of industry. From FedEx to Medical Mutual to Sherwin-Williams and the Cleveland Indians, our graduates are making dynamic impact and shaping lasting contributions across Northeast Ohio.  Every day, Kent State and its graduates – including 109,000 alumni...