Office of Global Education

Kent State Dining Services Visits Hindu Temple for Menu Inspiration Kent State University Dining Services is creating a welcoming environment in the dining halls for Kent State’s international student body, which represents 109 countries. The latest advancement involved a trip to a Hindu Temple in Parma. The international food station in Prentice Café has themed events every other week, but an Indian menu was...

College of Communication & Information

Students in the College of Communication and Information Twelve students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and the School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) will travel to Florence, Italy, for Kent State University’s inaugural Photography in Florence program this spring semester. Led by JMC Lecturer David LaBelle and VCD Assistant Professor Tim Bell, the seven...

Kent State architecture students studying in Italy visit Verona and Venice with instructors Eugenio Pandolfini and Guido Incerti. During International Education Week, which runs from Nov. 14-18, Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design will showcase the creative projects of seniors Zach Barber, Ben Brannan and several others who studied abroad in Florence, Italy, during the past spring semester. The special weeklong exhibit is located in...

Kent State Florence students enjoy the sights of the Italian countryside. When Joshua Budd thinks about all the places he has traveled up to his senior year of high school, only one has been outside of the United States, and that was a quick jaunt to Niagara Falls, Ontario, in Canada. So, the thought of actually living in a foreign country, especially Europe, was well outside of his comfort zone. As an incoming freshman...

Kent State student Riley Jernejcic stretches out her arms to hug her new friend during a trip to Nicaragua. The trip was coordinated by the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement. Saying goodbye was more difficult than Riley Jernejcic could have ever imagined. Crouched down on the cobblestone street with her arms stretched out from one end to the other, Jernejcic cried out, “Adios. Abrazo,” which means goodbye and hug in Spanish. About 50 feet away, a little boy, known as Wilder, came running up the hill. “He jumped...

Dior Delophont, senior fashion design major from France, competes in the long jump during a Kent State track meet. “Kent State University has allowed me to do just about everything I have wanted to do,” said Dior Delophont, senior fashion design major and standout women’s track and field competitor at Kent State. Many international student-athletes also revealed the university’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has gone above and beyond to make...

Kent State student Nahuel Gorostiza poses for a photo in Cartwright Hall. Gorostiza serves as the youth delegate to the United Nations for his home country of Argentina. Kent State University student Nahuel Gorostiza, a freshman digital sciences major, is now the United Nations (U.N.) Youth Delegate of Argentina. Voting in Argentina Gorostiza was born in Argentina and lived there until starting college last fall at Kent State. He had always been interested in politics and played an influential role in the recent...

Kent State President Beverly Warren and Hanoi University President Nguyen Dinh Luan sign a historic   agreement on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library that will partner the universities. The presidents of Kent State University and Hanoi University have signed an agreement that will partner the universities in a student exchange program and will allow a collaboration with Kent State’s campus in Florence, Italy. Kent State President Beverly Warren and Hanoi President Nguyen Dinh Luan signed the historic agreement Sept. 8 on the...

Kent State President Beverly Warren and Hanoi University President Nguyen Dinh Luan sign a historic   agreement on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library that will partner the universities. The presidents of Kent State University and Hanoi University will sign an agreement that will partner the universities in a student exchange program and will allow a collaboration with Kent State’s campus in Florence, Italy. Media are invited to attend the signing of the agreement on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 3:45 p.m. in the George Urban Board of...

International Students Find a Second Home at Kent State. Watch the video for more information.Watch current Kent State international students describe their experiences about finding friends, fun, world-class academics and a second home at the university.