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Kent State is one of 14 colleges to receive a combined $2.6 million in College Completion Grants from Great Lakes. You dedicated four years to studying, preparing and planning for your future career. You have completed almost all your college classes, finished your internship, and now you are a semester away from graduation. But wait! An unexpected emergency happens, and financially you are unable to pay your final tuition bill. All your hopes and dreams are...

Pictured (left to right) are Barb Smith of KeyBank; Margot Copeland of KeyBank Foundation and Kent State Board of Trustees; Kent State student Jordan Wilkins; Kent State President Beverly Warren; and Kent State Foundation Board Chair Gary Brahler. KeyBank Foundation has granted $1 million to Kent State University to support programs to increase the recruitment, retention and graduation rates of underrepresented students consistent with the university’s continued mission to help all students reach their full potential in earning a degree.  Attention to academic quality and student success...

Pictured (left to right) are Barb Smith of KeyBank; Margot Copeland of KeyBank Foundation and Kent State Board of Trustees; Kent State student Jordan Wilkins; Kent State President Beverly Warren; and Kent State Foundation Board Chair Gary Brahler. KeyBank Foundation has granted $1 million to Kent State University to support programs to increase the recruitment, retention and graduation rates of underrepresented students consistent with the university’s continued mission to help all students reach their full potential in earning a degree.  Attention to academic quality and student success...

Pictured (left to right) are Barb Smith of KeyBank; Margot Copeland of KeyBank Foundation and Kent State Board of Trustees; Kent State student Jordan Wilkins; Kent State President Beverly Warren; and Kent State Foundation Board Chair Gary Brahler. WHAT: Leaders from Kent State University and KeyBank Foundation will join corporate and foundation leaders from across Northeast Ohio to announce a partnership and significant financial gift. This contribution supports incoming Kent State freshmen with access and support to close the graduation gap that exists for underrepresented students. WHEN:...

great lakes Alexandra Bangor dreams of the day when she moves to a big city to open her cosmetic/fashion line. Bangor is just a few weeks away from taking the first steps to turn her dreams into reality. As an interpersonal communication major, with a minor in public communication in Kent State University’s College of Communication and Information, Bangor is...

great lakes Select Kent State University students have accepted the challenge to submit a video as part of the latest element of Discovering Purpose video series. The project began with inspiration from Kent State President Beverly J. Warren’s 2015 State of the University address emphasizing the importance of a purposeful education. “The first videos...

great lakes Kent State University is hosting a Big Dream Gathering on Nov. 29, and everyone is invited – Kent State students, faculty, staff and people in the surrounding community. These Big Dream Gathering events have been taking place around the country, and they provide a fun, safe and encouraging environment for people to think about their big dreams...

great lakes Kent State University’s Department of Career Exploration and Development has launched a new program to expose students to career experiences as well as give companies an opportunity to scout talent. “Flashternships will introduce a new ‘soft entry’ internship model,” explains Kristin Williams, executive director of Career Exploration and...

Kent State University’s Academic Success Center has received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award for its success as an interactive academic space for students to reinforce what they learn in the classroom. The Kent State University Academic Success Center has received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award for its success as an interactive academic space for students to reinforce what they learn in the classroom. Each year, a two-year institution and a four-year institution are chosen as the recipients for the award. The award focuses...

Students team up to prepare meals in the Campus Kitchen at Kent State, located in the second floor kitchen in Beall Hall. The Campus Kitchen at Kent State University is celebrating its fifth anniversary and has launched a new program this summer as part of activities marking its fifth year. The Campus Kitchen’s new pop-up market offers healthy produce and pantry items to children and families at no cost. “At an alternative spring break in Washington, D.C., this...