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Donating a kidney to her father was not how Maggie Martin expected to begin her sophomore year at Kent State University.

But when the Cleveland Clinic cleared her and her father, James “Jamie” Martin, for the surgery, his health took priority over classes.

Preparing for Surgery

Ms. Martin, 19, started her school year Aug. 23 by explaining to her professors that she was having surgery the following day to donate a kidney to her father.

A partnership between Kent State University and Geauga County’s Berkshire Local School District has moved a step closer to reality.

With 4,363 students, the 2018 freshman class has 100 more students than a year ago and topped the previous record high set in 2016.

Kent State University is the only public university in Northeast Ohio to be ranked in the top tier of the Best National Universities list released by U.S. News & World Report.

Junior Darrick Edwards, a walk-on running back on the Kent State University football team, was awarded the Lt. Jack Rittichier Trophy for displaying characteristics of the hero for whom the trophy was named.

Incoming Kent State University at Stark freshmen participated in the fifth FYE Summer Service Project.

Mini-grants fund community-driven initiatives that support Kent State’s mission to become a model for a healthy campus.

Chef Cat Cora says Ashley Foster's drive and ambition reminded her of herself when she was starting her career.

Seventy-year-old Rudd (Ted) Bare II had the surprise of a lifetime planned for his children on Aug. 18, 2018.

The National Collegiate Honors Council has named recent Kent State University graduate Megan Swoger a 2018 Portz Scholar. She is the ninth Kent State student to receive the honor since the inception of the Portz Scholars competition in 1990.

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