Freshmen

College of Communication & Information

Our world runs on communication. It persuades, informs and shapes conversations. In the College of Communication and Information, our students are especially passionate about using communication to advocate for change. No matter what you are passionate about — the environment, homelessness, education, the First Amendment or ending drug epidemics...

Honors College Freshmen Class of 2023 Kent State University’s Honors College is a place of enrichment, learning, and fun for an ever-growing number of students.   This year, the number of Honors College freshmen reached a new record, totaling 572 students. In addition to Stopher and Johnson Halls, which house the administrative offices of the Honors College as well as provide...

First-year students read May 4 books for the Common Reading Experience. Before she attended her first class on campus, Kent State University freshman Hayley Simons had already acquired broad knowledge of the May 4, 1970, shootings from her father and brother, who are both graduates of the university. But it wasn’t until this summer when she read two books about May 4 as an assignment for the university’s Common...

School of Media and Journalism

First-year students read May 4 books for the Common Reading Experience. Kent State University and its Center for Scholastic Journalism are the home of the Ohio Scholastic Media Association, the state’s only high school press association.  Each year, OSMA hosts conferences and conventions and runs competitions to support, train and recognize high school journalists around the state.  For more information on OSMA and...

School of Media and Journalism

JMC’s photojournalism program welcomed students, faculty and staff to its annual Freshman Welcome and Photography Exhibit on Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014. The exhibit, located in the third floor Franklin Exhibit Space, honors photojournalism students for their achievements from 2013 and 2014. This year, photojournalism students were recognized in...

School of Media and Journalism

JMC’s photojournalism program welcomed students, faculty and staff to its annual Freshman Welcome and Photography Exhibit on Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014. The exhibit, located in the third floor Franklin Exhibit Space, honors photojournalism students for their achievements from 2013 and 2014. This year, photojournalism students were recognized in...