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The Eclipse at Kent State 2024

The excitement has been building for more than a year, and the day is finally upon us!

Brian Gliba

Brian Gliba, who left the Army as a captain, says he feels that Kent State supports veterans and has helped set him up for success.

Students coloring for calmness in the SAS offices

"Coloring for Calmness" is one of several "de-stress" events hosted by Student Accessiblity Services (SAS). 

Paws for a Cause Puppy Meet-Up at SAS Offices

Service dogs and their trainers were the stars of a de-stressing event at the University Library. 

Kent State students Ryan Aquilani of Philadelphia, Pa., and Holly Atkinson of Dayton, Ohio, make fidget tools as part of Disability Awareness Month, sponsored by Student Accessibility Services.

Kent State's Student Accessibility Services is celebrating October as Disability Awareness Month, with events and activities to spread the word to students that they are not alone in their struggle and that help is available. 

Malia White and Lipton.

Service animals are permitted in nearly every part of Kent State's campuses. 

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Ellie Emmerling (right) and Luna in the Kent Student Center.

Therapy and service animals are a familiar sight on Kent State's campuses.  

Photo of Giovanni Santiago and Danny Pippen during 2020 autism awareness game

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many disruptions and changes to people’s lives. The Kent State University men’s basketball team has been affected, too, with schedule changes, games played in nearly empty arenas and extra safety protocols in place. However, one of the things that has not changed is the team’s steadfast commitment to autism awareness.