Office of Global Education

A team of Kent State students took first place in the seventh annual Mission: Life international competition on November 12, which took place at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.

Mariah Gray left her comfort zone, lived in the present and ventured where she never dreamed of going. Learn how this biology/pre-medicine major discovered new perspective 8000 miles from home.

Matheus Priosti came a long way to find his purpose. Five thousand miles, in fact.

The São Paulo, Brazil, native made the long journey from South America across the equator to arrive at Kent State University in August 2016, and he has never looked back.

The Recruiting implementation team has successfully enhanced our ability to recruit students by improving efficiency. The team also engaged the Office of Global Education to update forms and load data, allowing Global Education to begin using Salesforce to set up international events and track registrations. 

How this junior computer information systems major traveled from Nigeria to New York to Florida before finding his calling at Kent State.

Kent State University’s Honors College is a Living-Learning Community where first-year students like Michael Trauman have discovered a home away from home, and a place where they can pursue their dreams.

Gary Hanson, beloved emeritus professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University, died on May 18, almost seven years after being diagnosed with cancer.

Calling hours will take place Wednesday, May 24, from 6-8 p.m., and on Thursday, May 25, from 10-11 a.m., with a celebration of his life at 11 a.m. All will take place at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. Read more in his obituary.

The music echoed a pronounced, loud drumbeat as 400 female graduates marched step-by-step to the cadence of the drumbeat, down a very long entryway right up to the very edge of the stage.

“It was the most dramatic ceremony I’ve ever seen,” said Kent State University’s President Beverly Warren. “These powerful women marching directly toward us to the beat of this powerful music, as if to say, ‘get ready, world. Here we come!’ It gave me the chills. I’ll remember that moment for a very long time.”

A delegation from Xi’An International Studies University (XISU) in China led by President Wang Junzhe recently met with members of the Kent State University faculty and staff to sign a partnership agreement between the two universities. 

Kent State Dining Services accompany international students to a Hindu Temple to learn about culture, lifestyle and inspiration for new Indian-inspired food at Prentice Hall.