LGBTQ+ Center

Community Space: A Place to Just Be The Division of Student Affairs will host a space to process the results of the Derek Chauvin trial. With a verdict being announced on Tuesday afternoon, several of the centers within the division created Community Space: A Place to Just Be to provide support our students might need.   "The goal of the community space is to provide a space for...

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Nico Rushh, owner of Pure Sodalite In partnership with the Kent State LGBTQ+ Center, LaunchNET is celebrating our entrepreneur diversity this week for Trans Week of Visibility   Alumni entrepreneur Nico (they/them) has been selling beautiful crystals through their business Pure Sodalite and has been a valued LaunchNET client for a number of...

Matthew Fowler standing outside of his house. Matthew Fowler is a graduating Honors College senior, majoring in public health and sociology. Since his freshman year at Kent State, Matthew has had many accomplishments, including his internship with Kent State’s LGBTQ+ Center and participating in undergraduate research. All of Matthew’s accomplishments thus...

Quest Mentorship group gathers for a picture in 2019 The Akron Community Foundation has awarded the QUEST Mentorship Program, an initiative within the LGBTQ+ Center, a $2,000 micro-grant for the coming year. QUEST Mentorship provides 1:1 mentor/mentee relationships for students to focus on career guidance and general support. They also connect as a larger group during monthly meetups and assist in...

Student pose for a picture at Lavender Graduation. In a month synonymous with cupid, hearts and chocolates, it seems fitting that Kent State University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Plus (LGBTQ+) Center is celebrating 10 years of love. The celebration began on Valentine’s Day and will extend through the end of the year. The LGBTQ+ Center advocates for diversity,...

Division of Student Affairs

Student pose for a picture at Lavender Graduation. In a month synonymous with cupid, hearts and chocolates, it seems fitting that Kent State University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Plus (LGBTQ+) Center is set to celebrate 10 years of love beginning on Valentine’s Day and extending through the end of the year. The LGBTQ+ Center advocates for diversity, equity and inclusion...

Kent State University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Plus (LGBTQ+) Center holds a safe, physically distant small group kickoff event at the start of the 2020 Fall Semester.  Campus Pride has released its 2020 Best of the Best LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Universities list, and for the first time in school history, Kent State University has landed on the distinctive list as one of 40 institutions recognized over six U.S. regions. Kent State is the only school in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) and in Northeast Ohio to...

Kent State University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Plus (LGBTQ+) Center holds a safe, physically distant small group kickoff event at the start of the 2020 Fall Semester.  Matthew Fowler, an Honors College junior majoring in public health and sociology from Brewster, Ohio, is currently completing an internship with the Kent State LGBTQ+ Center for the spring 2020 semester. His responsibilities include contributing to annual events and furthering the center’s health advocacy...

Photo of the Kent State University arch on the Kent Campus For college students in many areas of study, an internship experience may be a requirement for graduation from their program or an otherwise necessary step to reach the next stage in their education and their eventual careers. Regardless of whether or not it is required, students in all majors can benefit from having a quality internship experience...