As we move into 2018, we press on with the collective purpose and passion I highlighted in October at the State of the University Address. This year Kent State will step up and make a case to the world, more distinctly and undeniably than ever before, that everyone at our university is an innovator, a designer and a boundary expander. This is not only an innovation year, it is the start of an innovation era.
As the Ohio wine industry continues to expand, Kent State Ashtabula has partnered with a local winery and launched a wine label to help students gain real-world experience and meet the industry’s demand for skilled workers.
Senior insurance studies major Alexis Bartee was in Texas caring for her elderly grandparents when Hurricane Harvey hit. From that experience, she has learned more about her chosen field than any classroom could have taught.
Kent State University’s commitment to maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus has received acknowledgement from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, for a fifth consecutive year.