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The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USC) have awarded Kent State University a $50,000 micro-grant to help remove the financial barrier to graduation that low-income students may face as they near graduation. Kent State is one of only nine public urban research universities...

Denise A. Seachrist, Ph.D., of Rootstown, Ohio, has been selected to serve as dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Stark, located in North Canton, Ohio. Seachrist has served as interim dean of Kent State Stark, the only public university in Stark County and the largest Regional Campus of Kent State, since July 1, 2014....

A Kent State graduate shows her pride during the Fall 2015 Commencement ceremony. From getting deployed to Afghanistan, to being unable to pay for classes, to starting a family, and even accepting a job at a winery in southern Germany. The reasons for leaving Kent State University, before completing a bachelor’s degree, fall across a wide spectrum for some students. For student Andrew Sonnanstine, it was an easy choice to...

A new Kent State graduate holds his diploma up in victory after he walked across the stage during the Fall 2015 Commencement ceremony. Kent State University congratulates its newest graduates. The university held its Fall 2015 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Dec. 18 and 19 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State conferred 2,154 degrees, including 1,565 bachelor’s degrees, 526 master’s degrees, 60 doctoral degrees and three...

A new Kent State graduate holds his diploma up in victory after he walked across the stage during the Fall 2015 Commencement ceremony. Kent State University will hold its Fall Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Friday, Dec. 18, and Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State will confer 2,154 degrees, including 1,565 bachelor’s degrees, 526 master’s degrees, 60 doctoral degrees and three educational specialist...

A new Kent State graduate holds his diploma up in victory after he walked across the stage during the Fall 2015 Commencement ceremony. The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Tuesday, Dec. 8. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2 p.m. in the Community Room, third floor of Akron Children’s Hospital, which is located at 215 West Bowery St., Akron, Ohio. Trustees will start the meeting in executive session from 7:45-9:15 a.m. in the...

A new Kent State graduate holds his diploma up in victory after he walked across the stage during the Fall 2015 Commencement ceremony. Kent Campus, international population set new all-time highs in total enrollment Kent State University continues to set records with robust enrollment numbers, impressive retention rates, strong diversity and incoming freshmen who are ready to succeed. In releasing its official 15th day census data for the 2015 Fall Semester, Kent State’s Kent...

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 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...