Office of the University Architect

Work is scheduled to begin the week of March 6 on the second phase of the Summit Street Improvement project.  The second phase will make improvements to Summit Street between Lincoln Street and Fraternity Circle. One-way, one-lane eastbound traffic is scheduled to begin the week of March 6 and will continue through November. The...

Kent State transgender student Emily Grubb (left) stands with Ken Ditlevson, director of the university’s LGBTQ Student Center. The LGBTQ Student Center is located on the lower level of the Kent Student Center. For Emily Grubb, all it took was looking through a magazine to decide where to go to college. A high school friend shared a copy of Fusion magazine, Kent State University’s first lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) magazine, which led Grubb to the university. Now a sophomore majoring in social geography with a minor...

Aeronautics and Engineering Building Several new and renovated Kent State University buildings received Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) recognition in 2016, bringing to 11 the total number of certified buildings on Kent State’s campuses. LEED is a rating system that comes from the U.S. Green Building Council. There are four levels of certification: LEED...

Aeronautics and Engineering Building From replacing windows and roofs, to restoring stone facades, Kent State University gave College Planning & Management magazine a tour of campus and all of its new construction and renovation projects. The tour included the university’s Tri-Towers student residence halls where new windows and exterior metal panels were installed. Other...

Aeronautics and Engineering BuildingTake a look at a few of the many improvements happening at Kent State University!    

Logo: Summit Street Building a Better Way East Summit Street, which has been identified by the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study as the most congested roadway in Summit and Portage counties, is preparing for a facelift. The Summit Street: Building a Better Way project is designed to transform a one-mile stretch of East Summit Street that runs through the heart of Kent State...