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Each semester, PNC recognizes two outstanding Kent State University students as PNC Achievers. These students exemplify excellence in the classroom, in the community, and in student leadership and development.

Kristen Brett, a fourth year student in Kent State University's College of Podiatric Medicine, has been elected president of the American Podiatric Medical Students' Association (APMSA).

Kent State University nursing major Christina Hansen grew up just outside of Cleveland in Mentor, Ohio, so the idea of remaining in northeast Ohio after graduation has always appealed to her.

The Student Nurses Association is putting its best foot forward, hoping to promote healthy lifestyles in the Mahoning Valley with the new program at the Niles Wellness Center, which encourages members to talk and ask questions about health and activity.

Sydney Bihn is on track to be the first female graduate of Kent State University’s aerospace engineering program, and now, she has been selected as one of only 38 women to be a Brooke Owens Fellow.

Many people travel for relaxation, some travel for work, but Erica Dovin traveled to help give the gift of hearing to impaired children. Ms. Dovin, a sophomore speech pathology and audiology major, received a rare opportunity to travel to Honduras to provide much needed assistance while gaining valuable experience at the same time.

When Symone Baskerville came from Chicago to Kent State to study fashion design, she realized that living so far from home was not nearly as difficult a transition as living in an area with limited choices of fabrics available for to her to use for her class projects. So she changed that by opening Kent Fabrics.

The Thunderbirds kicked off their eSports season this month. The team wants you to know the sport is just like any other collegiate sport.

City rats are unlikely to be on anyone's list of favorite animals, but researching exactly how they are problematic for public health provided a unique opportunity this past summer for Gracen Gerbig, Kent State junior majoring in Cellular and Molecular Biology.

Pacifique Niyonzima lost most of his family during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Now he is earning a graduate degree in higher education administration at Kent State so he can give back to his native country.

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