Student Life

Trumbull Business Administration Major Deneen Penn Living #TheWorkerBee Life When business administration major Deneen Penn started her college career at Kent State University at Trumbull, she had no plans to become Miss Ohio USA 2018 or to launch her own honey business. By her senior year, however, she had accomplished both.  #TheWorkerBee is the motto she lives by and the platform she chose to use during her run for Miss...

Various members of our garden community assisting with maintenance Community Engaged Learning at Kent State University presented its 2018 Outstanding New Service Initiative Award to the Walls Community Garden. The garden was selected for the award for understanding the needs of the community and making a positive impact on Kent State University, Walls Elementary School, where the garden is located, and the city...

Vehicle Blue Emergency Light Turned on The National Weather Service in Cleveland issued a high wind warning on Feb. 24, warning drivers to be cautious on the roads. Jacob Thompson, a Kent State University sophomore aeronautics and engineering major, nonetheless braved the harsh winds during his regular commute back to the Kent Campus from his Coast Guard drill training in Port Clinton,...

PNC Bank recognizes Kent State student Hunter Brancifort (fifth from left), who is joined by her family along with representatives from Kent State’s administration, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the College of Business Administration. 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. Congratulations to the Fall 2018 PNC Achievers! Hunter Brancifort, Senior, Finance Major Pass Hunter Brancifort on campus and on most days...

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine student Kristen Brett, right, is elected president of APMSA. 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). Ms. Brett attended the 2019 APMSA House of Delegates meeting in Nashville, Tennessee in February, along with 140 podiatric medical students from around the...

Kent State nursing student Christina Hansen hopes to begin her career in Northeast Ohio 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 2016 graduate of Lake Catholic High School said she likes the idea of staying close to family, and figured she would remain in the area, at least until...

Taylor Stull, SNA officer; Bill, Wellness Center member; Valerie Salyers, SNA president; Matt, Wellness Center member; Alice Colwell, professor, and SNA advisor; and Bob, Wellness Center member. Nursing students at Kent State Trumbull are putting their best foot forward, hoping to promote healthy lifestyles in the Mahoning Valley. Members of Kent State Trumbull’s Student Nurses Association (SNA) recently launched the ”Walk and Talk with a Nurse” program at the Niles Wellness Center. From 9-11 a.m. on the second and fourth Monday of...

Brooke Owens Fellows 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. Ms. Bihn’s award also brings recognition to Kent State as new institutional member of the “Brookie Family.” Created to honor the legacy of space...

Erica Dovin Shares a Laugh With a Patient In Honduras: Photo Courtesy of Delta Zeta 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. Ms. Dovin was...

Symone Baskerville Poses in Kent Fabrics During the Grand Opening Fashion design student Symone Baskerville has worked hard to bring her dream of a high-end fabrics store to downtown Kent. Now, that dream has become a reality with the opening of Kent Fabrics. When Ms. 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...