Every other Tuesday, student volunteers from the Campus Kitchen at Kent State University prepare dinner for the residents of the Kentway Apartment Complex, a government-subsidized housing complex on East Summit Street in Kent. At 5 p.m. residents gather in the dining hall and volunteers serve the meal which is prepared from food donated by Trader Joe’s.
Kent State volunteers serve home-cooked meals to Kentway residents.
Phillip Grant, Jr. grew up in Kent, Ohio, and attends Kent State University as a broadcast journalism major. Considering he has spent the majority of his life in the Tree City, Mr. Grant is the perfect tour guide for WKYC's Danielle Wiggins. Watch as Mr. Grant shows Ms. Wiggins all the town has to offer.
Kenzie Alge, a Kent State University certified flight instructor and 2019 graduate, and Alex Johnson, a Kent State junior flight technology student, make up the Kent State team competing in the 2019 Air Race Classic that starts June 18 in Jackson, Tennessee.
Kenzie Alge (left) and Alex Johnson (right) make up the Kent State University team competing in the 2019 Air Race Classic.
An interdisciplinary team of Kent State students took second place nationwide for their efforts in creating a marketing campaign to reinvent the car buying process for Millennials and Gen Z.
The competition, Effie Collegiate, is modeled after the professional competition of the same name, calling on the next generation’s advertising, marketing, design and communication students to work on real world business challenges. Subaru served as the client, sponsoring this year’s challenge, and hundreds of teams responded.
Kent State students Noah Lewchenko and Ashley Heilman presented an integrated marketing campaign at Subaru's headquarters and took second place in the national Effie Collegiate competition.
Every graduation is full of stories of hard work, perseverance and friendship. Some of those stories go back to a first day of class or the first day on campus. But a few Kent State friendships started on the first day of kindergarten -- or even before – and have been blossoming since.
Lasting Friendships From Kindergarten to Kent State Graduation
Throughout her time at Kent State University, Ya'el Courtney completed a Senior Honors Thesis/Project, authored several published peer-reviewed journal articles and presented at several national and international conferences. As she continues her education at Harvard University, she intends to conduct a significant amount of research focusing on psychiatric diseases.
Ya’el Courtney had an impressive undergraduate college experience at Kent State University, completing extensive research in her field while excelling in her coursework. She will be furthering her education in neuroscience this fall at Harvard University.