Student Organizations

College of Aeronautics and Engineering
KSU Rocket Team_Spaceport America Cup

The Spaceport America Cup is the world’s largest intercollegiate rocket engineering conference and competition. Over 1,700 students and faculty will gather in Southern New Mexico for the annual Spaceport America Cup. Drawn by the opportunity to collaborate and compete at a world-class spaceport facility, they represent the best and brighte...

Members of the Kent Cosplay Club

The KSU Cosplay Club was created/founded about a year ago by Grace Ellis (center in the photo below), who is the organization's president. Ellis is a junior criminology and justice studies major in Kent State's College of Arts and Sciences.  The club is a safe space for cosplayers and for those interested in cosplay. Every...

Two teams prepare to face-off at Kent State Golden Flash Legal Class competition

On January 20, Kent State University welcomed over 120 college students from across the region to its “Golden Flash Legal Clash,” a two-day collegiate mock trial invitational held in the Kent Student Center. Proceeds from the event helped to raise funds for future events that Kent State’s Mock Trial teams plan to attend. The 10 stud...

Jesse Thompson (third from right) with the Construction Management Student Organization participating in the Appalachia Service Project Race to Build.

Before sophomore Honors College student Jesse Thompson came to Kent State in 2022 from Cincinnati, Ohio, he often watched HGTV with his father– a handy man around the house who was often building things. With that influence, Jesse decided to major in construction management. He chose to complete his required internship last summer and h...

Palestinian Candlelight Vigil 11-09-23

"Our event today is a vigil to mourn the lives lost and to make a push to bring awareness that we need a cease-fire right now," said Yazun Issawi, a sophomore from Canton, Ohio, who is in Kent State's computer information systems program. Issawi is the vice president of student organization Kent State's Students for Justice in Palesti...

Detail of a Day of the Dead display in the Kent Student Center

The celebration of el Día de los Muertos – the Day of the Dead – begins on the evening of Nov. 1 in countries around the world, including Mexico, the Czech Republic, Spain, Italy, the Philippines and much of Latin America.  Members of the Spanish and Latine Student Association (S.A.L.S.A.) at Kent State University&nbs...

Sistahood Collective Gathering at Kent State at Trumbull

On Sept. 27, students came together at the "Sistahood Collective" Gathering in the Cultural Clubhouse at Kent State University at Trumbull.  The event was part of the Building Black Leaders program on campus. The organization's stated mission is to enrich and empower Black, biracial, and multiracial students to become leaders ...

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On Wednesday, March 16th, the Women in Engineering Club at Kent State University hosted the first Womxn in STEM Collaborative Meeting. Groups with goals focusing on women and gender minorities in STEM were invited to an evening at the Women’s Center to learn about similar groups on campus and their upcoming events, before having the chance...

Kent State University students practice their egaming skills prior to Kent State’s First Esports Tournament on May 5, 2018.

If you enjoy playing video games – you are a hobbyist. If you enter competitions – you are a gamer. If you like to watch others play – you are a fan. Together, all three make up esports, one of the fastest growing industries in the world - playing games such as Counter Strike, League of Legends, Overwatch and HearthStone Heroes of...

Kent State architecture students form a group to design and build environments for animal shelters, at no cost.

Some Kent State University architecture students are using their talents and skills to design more than brick and mortar; they are constructing hope for the furry friends that may not have much left. A group of Kent State architecture students formed a student organization they named “KSU Barkitecture.” They design and build enviro...