Student Life

Drew Shipka and Katie Asaro Hold Training Sessions With the Faculty in Florence, Italy As the concern of the COVID-19 pandemic heightened throughout the month of March, Kent State made the decision to cancel face-to-face classes and move to completely online classes. But that meant some heavy lifting on the part of faculty, staff and students. According to Valerie Kelly, associate vice president for the Office of Continuing and...

Silhouette of soldiers walking Nicolas Talbott had an interest in joining the military since he was in high school, but instead he decided to come to Kent State to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. In the spring semester of 2015, Talbott took a course that was specific to intelligence, counter terrorism and security studies where he was encouraged by his professor...

safety workshop demonstration Journalism students face pursuing a career in an adverse time filled with intense political issues, dangerous environmental concerns and even pandemics. Reporting on these difficult times is necessary, but can come with risks to the journalist’s health and well-being. According to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, more...

1960s Bus Before May 4, 1970, students at Kent State were just regular students enjoying time together, performing, volunteering, and advocating for issues they believed in. Thanks to digital archives of the Daily Kent Stater and the department of Special Collections and Archives, here is a look into the life of Kent State students in the late 1960s and the...

Silhouette of person meditating Meditative practices are bringing the Kent State community together, even from the comfort of their own home. Kent State of Wellness has moved its Meditation Across Campus sessions online, in an effort to continue the sessions despite the COVID-19 global pandemic. The Meditation Across Campus sessions were introduced by Kent State of Wellness in...

Computer-generated sketch of chefs working in Innovation Teaching Kitchen In the heart of Kent State’s new Design Innovation (DI) Hub there will be an “Innovation Teaching Kitchen” where hospitality management students can use the latest technology and food preparation techniques to compete in culinary competitions and collaborate with their peers. Imagine hospitality management students collaborating with digital...

InThisTogetherLogo Kent State University students have the chance to share why it is important to them to stay home and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine put in place a stay-at-home order on March 23 to reduce the transmission of the coronavirus. The governor’s office is asking for college students to participate in a peer-to-peer video...

Ashtabula Campus Continuing a long tradition of local community support and a desire to positively impact educational opportunities locally, Molded Fiber Glass Companies (MFG) President/CEO Richard Morrison and Foundation Board Member Nancy Morrison Warner are announcing a $100,000 commitment by the MFG Foundation to support student scholarships at Kent State...

Seven students were named All-MAC, Academic All-MAC 19-20 At Kent State, a student-athlete’s day typically starts around 6 a.m. with practice or lifting. Then they attend team meetings or a cryotherapy session or study tables. After all that, it’s finally time for class, where these students have to maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 to keep the cumulative team GPA on track. It’s exhausting just to read...

BioBlack Team Poses with their bacteria-dyed tote bad and dress dyed with bacterium The words “biology” and “design” might not typically intertwine; however, Kent State University’s Biodesign Challenge course was created to challenge the idea that the two separate disciplines could not collaborate. The course was a collaboration between Design Innovation and Environmental Science and Design Research Initiative (ESDRI),...