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Kent State University is one of 130 public universities and systems nationwide that have joined forces to increase access to college, close the achievement gap and produce more degrees by 2025.

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) launched the initiative, Powered by Publics: Scaling Student Success, last month. The institutions have pledged to make a five-year commitment to the project, through which they will share data and best practices.

Kent State University aeronautics students Helen Miller and Kenzie Alge soared into 14th place out of 52 teams in the 2018 Air Race Classic. 

Debra Thomas wanted to be a nurse to help people, but she was the one who ended up in need after two hurricanes hit her home in the Caribbean.

Kent State biology student rescues excess food for educational feast

Imagine planning a dinner party for 500 of your closest friends and not knowing what you will serve until almost the last minute. It might sound stressful, but for Erin Shattuck it is a privilege. Ms. Shattuck is passionate about using every last morsel of food to prevent waste. She is even more passionate about telling and teaching others to do the same.   

David Trebing, Ph.D., an associate professor in the School of Communication Studies (COMM), and Stephanie Smith, an assistant professor who teaches in COMM and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), will lead a teaching colloquium on Friday, April 13, in Rm. 226 of Taylor Hall beginning at 2:15 p.m.

With exciting finishes by both the men’s and women’s basketball teams on March 5, the Kent State University Golden Flashes will march on to Cleveland in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena.

Transitioning from college life to the work world can be a harrowing experience for just about anyone: figuring out what to wear, how to effectively network, interview protocol – it is difficult to know where to start. Fortunately, help is on the way.

Kent State University advertising student Michael Weber balances a 4.0 GPA with a thriving passion for music – a passion that recently propelled him to win first place on MTV’s talent show, “Amazingness.”

No excuses. Zion Clark lives by these two words. Born without legs, the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Golden Eagles wrestling phenomenon overcomes obstacles and gladly accepts challenges both on and off the mat every day with a contagious smile.

“The obstacles I face in wrestling prepare me for everyday life,” Mr. Clark said. “Wrestling teaches me patience and persistence.”

The Kent State University men’s basketball team had a successful home opener, Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). The Golden Flashes defeated the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers, 90-45.

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