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.
A graduating Kent State University student adjusts his tassel before his Fall 2018 Commencement ceremony.
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.
Kent State senior Erin Shattuck (left) travels to the Netherlands where she took classes in sustainable development.
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.
Kent State guard Kevin Zabo goes in for a layup, scoring the game-winning basket against Northern Illinois and sending the Golden Flashes back to Cleveland in the 2018 MAC Men’s Basketball Tournament.
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.”
Advertising major Michael Weber performs on MTV's "Amazingness." He won first place and $10,000. (Photo provided by Michael Weber)
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.”
Born without legs, Kent State University at Tuscarawas student Zion Clark competes as a member of the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles wrestling team.
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.
Kent State guard Desmond Ridenour drives through the Ohio Christian defense en route to a commanding 90-45 win in the MACC in the season’s home opener.