Student Life

Student Parents Completing Their Journey A basic tool kit includes things such as hammers, screwdrivers, nails and more. The Family Friendly Campus Toolkit offers so much more, and Kent State's Center for Adults and Veterans Services (CAVS) took full advantage of it to help adult and parenting students.   The Family Friendly Campus Toolkit, created by Endicott College, is a free-to-use...

Kent State student Sean Fitzgerald co-hosting a sports radio show Kent State University student Sean Fitzgerald shares what it’s like being a resident assistant (RA), co-hosting a sports radio show and living on the autism spectrum. Sean Fitzgerald traces the beginning of his love of sports and talking about sports to car rides with his father in his hometown of Strongsville, Ohio. Together, they talked...

Timothy Mikes, graduate student in Kent State University’s College of Public Health Timothy Mikes is a graduate student in Kent State University’s College of Public Health with a specialty in epidemiology. He’s also on the autism spectrum and using his perspective to enhance the university experience for other students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). When Timothy Mikes relates the story of how he went from studying...

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...