Kent State University senior Ashley Foster has known since third grade that she wanted a career as a chef.
The 20-year-old hospitality management major got a little closer to her dream over the summer when she spent a week training with celebrity chef Cat Cora at the chef’s headquarters in Santa Barbara, California.
Kent State University hospitality management senior Ashley Foster (right) spent a week working with Food Network celebrity chef Cat Cora (left). (Photo provided by Ashley Foster)
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 President Beverly J. Warren poses with 2018 Homecoming King Jordan Euell and Queen Jennifer Uren on the field at Dix Stadium.
In a class by itself, Kent State University is the only public university in Northeast Ohio to be ranked in the top tier of the Best National Universities list released by U.S. News & World Report.
Kent State University students fill Risman Plaza in front of the Kent Student Center at the start of the fall 2018 semester. Once again, Kent State ranks in the top tier of the Best National Universities list released by U.S. News & World Report.
Kent State was flat out dominant in a 54-14 victory over Howard University Saturday in its 2018 home opener at Dix Stadium. Behind six rushing touchdowns, the Golden Flashes out-gained the Bison on the ground 355-65.
A Kent State University tradition for 37 years, the annual Black Squirrel Festival will take place Friday, Sept. 7, from noon-5 p.m. on the Student Green and Risman Plaza. The Black Squirrel Festival, which is hosted by the Flash Activities Board, attracts more than 3,000 students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Kent community.
The annual Black Squirrel Festival offers Kent State students a chance to learn about student organizations, explore different university departments and learn more about the Kent community.
Students connect with resources and opportunities available to them.
KSU Kickoff, Kent State University’s four-day new student orientation, will take place from Aug. 19-22. Students can select from more than 50 different events from Sunday to Wednesday. KSU Kickoff helps students transition into the university community and learn about academic and social opportunities at Kent State.
Thousands of Kent State students work their way through Risman Plaza during Blastoff, the annual back-to-school celebration at Kent State.
The Kent State University alumni network again grew its ranks this summer as more than a thousand Golden Flashes got their degrees. Kent State University held its Summer 2018 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). The Kent Campus conferred 1,325 degrees.
A College of Business Administration graduate show off her glasses while in line to enter Kent State’s Memorial Athletic and Convocation (MAC) Center.
An inclusive campus acknowledges and respects diversity, and offers a welcoming environment for all community members regardless of their differences.
A Kent State University student proudly displays an award certificate during the university’s Lavender Graduation ceremony, which honors the achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students.