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Michael Daniels, Director of the Student Multicultural Center Michael Daniels is the director of the Student Multicultural Center (SMC) where he has the opportunity to make a difference on campus and continue the legacy of those who came before him. Daniels, who has worked at Kent State since 2015, previously served as the program coordinator as well as assistant director for the SMC and was recently awarded...

Nursing Students Check Students in at Fieldhouse Testing Event In the course Community Health Nursing, Taryn Burhanna’s students are required to complete 60 clinical hours and eight laboratory simulation hours. Burhanna, MSN, APRN, NP-C, community health nursing coordinator, wanted to ensure students in this course could get their hours and gain real-life experience by tapping into coronavirus relief efforts...

Photo of Kent State University campus by Franklin Hall U.S. News & World Report has named four Kent State University programs as U.S. News Best Online Programs for 2021. Kent State is recognized in the Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs, Best Online MBA Programs, Best Online MBA – Business Analytics Programs and Best Online Graduate Education Programs rankings. Kent State’s Online MBA...

Essential Workers, including medical, dining, grounds and others, kept Kent State operational during the pandemic.Kent State University President Todd Diacon joins the entire campus community in thanking the hard-working staff and faculty members who have pulled together to keep the university’s eight-campus system operating throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video:  

The Dual-enrollment Program American Academy Celebrates its First Commencement A true milestone in the concept of international education, the American Academy celebrated its first Commencement in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, on Sept. 25. The American Academy is a dual-enrollment program jointly operated by Kent State University and the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR). The program’s curriculum follows a...

An image of an exhibit from the TEXTURES exhibition Black lives and Black cultures have been underrepresented and discriminated against for many years. "TEXTURES: The History and Art of Black Hair" is an exhibition coming to the Kent State University Museum with significant sponsorship from corporate and federal funding that focuses on celebrating and empowering these lives and cultures. ...

GFAM at the New York Stock Exchange and Ritts poses with her team’s first place trophy at the Quinnipiac G.A.M.E Forum. Senior finance student Anne Ritts has built an outstanding resume during her time at Kent State University, but with a full-time job already lined up for her after graduation, she will not have to worry about updating it any time soon. In her first three years at Kent State, Ritts has maintained membership in multiple finance organizations and a...

Three Kent State University students work together in a study group. The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Kent State University a $2.6 million, five-year TRIO Student Support Services program grant. The program serves students from first-generation and low-income backgrounds and students with diverse learning and physical abilities. Kent State’s Student Support Services (SSS) program, housed in University...

Kent State students begin moving into residence halls on Aug. 19, 2020. Kent State University students began moving into residence halls on the Kent Campus on Aug. 19, as part of a phased-in process that will continue over five days. Move-in typically takes place over three days, but the university has extended the time this year to lower the density of people on campus due to safety concerns from the COVID-19...

A Kent State University graduate from the Spring Class of 2020 celebrates receiving her degree. (Photo credit: Twitter: @melissam303/Melissa McCarley) The Kent State University alumni family will grow by nearly 1,300 new graduates as the university holds its summer commencement. The accomplishments of the Summer Class of 2020 will be recognized with a virtual commencement recognition ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 15, at 11 a.m. EDT, in accordance with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s order to prohibit mass...