Student Life

Kent State Field Hockey Team and 10-year-old Mary Alice Tryda Kent State University field hockey coach Kyle DeSandes-Moyer is pleased to announce the signing of 10-year-old Mary Alice Tryda through Team IMPACT to the Kent State field hockey team. "We are thrilled to officially welcome Mary Alice to our Kent State field hockey family," DeSandes-Moyer said. "The team is looking forward to supporting Mary Alice...

Taylor Pendrith, ‘14, earned the Canada Life Candian Player of the Year Kent State Graduate Taylor Pendrith, ‘14, earned the Canada Life Candian Player of the Year honors on the Mackenzie Tour -- PGA TOUR Canada on Sunday, Sept. 15. This is Pendrith’s second time receiving the honor in the past four years.   “Canada Life has been a great supporter of the Tour for the last few years, and it’s an awesome little...

Featured Freshmen More than 20,000 people applied to be part of Kent State’s Class of 2023, and 4,270 can now consider themselves to be Golden Flashes. Who are they, and where do they come from? Three of every 10 students are the first in their families to attend college, while 20% come from 38 states outside of Ohio and from the District of Columbia. The class...

Students carrying the Kent State Homecoming banner in the parade pose for a photo. The Kent State University fight song blared down Main Street, the city of Kent was flooded with blue and gold, alumni and friends gathered and reminisced about their Kent State days, fans packed the stadium to cheer on their beloved Golden Flashes and the entire campus boomed with Kent State pride. Kent State celebrated Homecoming on Saturday,...

GSNA students with donator The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Kent State University Geauga Campus is a rigorous academic environment that requires serious discipline, study, practice, and testing. It’s also an intimate environment of friends, instructors, and mentors who support each other from one challenge to the next, and inspire one another to reach...

Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative A three-day trip is underway for Kent State University students to work with community leaders on finding new and creative ways to connect neighborhoods throughout Erie to its Bayfront, according to YourErie.com The Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative (CUDC) is the combined home of the urban design graduate program at Kent State and the public...

Characters from "Rocko Kent State University Associate Professor Molly Merryman, Ph.D., says a Netflix cartoon featuring a transgender character is breaking a new boundary in a positive way. ​​​Merryman, who is director of Kent State’s Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, is featured in an MTV News article, talking...

Hands in motion. A North Royalton woman whom who will become a Kent State University student in the fall, won first place at the Medina County Fair talent show for performing a song in American Sign Language. Rachel Grabisna told The Gazette in Medina that she has been teaching herself sign language since she was in the fourth grade. She will pursue a degree at...

Kent State volunteers serve home-cooked meals to Kentway residents. 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 that is prepared from food donated by...

Kent State students Miss Oxford (left), Miss Akron Canton (center) and Miss South Central (right) competed in the 2019 Miss Ohio Pageant. Twenty-two women from across Ohio will competed in this year’s Miss Ohio Scholarship Program June 15 at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield. Among the contestants three were Kent State University students who hold the titles Miss Oxford, Miss Akron Canton and Miss South Central.   Miss Oxford   Niles native...