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John and Fonda Elliot, donors of the largest gift in Kent State University history, reflect on their transformational experiences at Kent State and offer advice to current students. 

The Kent State University alumni family will grow by nearly 3,000 new graduates as the university holds its Fall Commencement ceremonies. For the Kent Campus, Commencement ceremonies will take place Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State will confer 2,158 degrees, consisting of 1,667 bachelor’s degrees, 430 master’s degrees, 55 doctoral degrees and six educational specialist degrees. 

The Kent State University Board of Trustees today established a comprehensive, national search to recruit and select the university’s 13th president.

A Kent State University fashion student used her passion for design to turn an Akron woman’s collection of 1,500 Netflix envelopes into a dress masterpiece.

Can I loft my bed? Is there a dining hall near my residence hall? Where am I able to park on campus? To answer these questions, students can ask The Brain on campus.

Kent State University’s Giving Tuesday 2018 broke the million-dollar mark for the second year in a row.

Eriko Tanaka, Japanese program coordinator and College of Arts and Sciences lecturer, received a 2018 Outstanding Teaching Award.

Kent State President Beverly J. Warren offers gratitude for record-breaking contributions during Giving Tuesday 2018.



The Ohio History Connection’s State Historic Preservation Office Awards has recognized Kent State University with a 2018 Public Education and Awareness Award.

With the launch of its 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign on Nov. 1, Kent State University has again transformed what was just a one-day fundraising initiative into a monthlong giving campaign to support student scholarships, expanded programs, study away initiatives and 21st-century facilities.