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Lester A. Lefton Esplanade Arch For the first time, Kent State University has been designated as a Voter Friendly Campus for 2019-20. The Voter Friendly Campus initiative, led by national nonpartisan organizations Campus Vote Project and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, acknowledged Kent State’s goals to break down barriers and empower students with...

Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine's (KSUCPM) graduating class of 2019 joined their peers across the nation this March to eagerly await the news of where students would be heading to complete their postgraduate residency training. This year’s match results were released on March 15th, and KSUCPM is proud to announce that 100...

Legendary journalist Bob Woodward will speak at Kent State University the evening of May 4 as part of the university’s Presidential Speaker Series. (Photo credit: Lisa Berg) Due to an overwhelming response for free tickets for the Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series featuring Bob Woodward on May 4, the university has moved the event to the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). The larger venue allows more people to attend and hear from the legendary journalist. Publicly announced on...

The MAC Center The College Sports Lab at Texas A&M recently announced that Kent State's athletic department finished third in the Excellence in Management Cup standings for the 2017-18 academic year. The Excellence in Management Cup recognizes athletic departments who maximize fiscal resources that lead to championships. The unique scoring system awards more...

Legendary journalist Bob Woodward will speak at Kent State University the evening of May 4 as part of the university’s Presidential Speaker Series. (Photo credit: Lisa Berg) UPDATED 4/1/19: Originally scheduled for the Kent Student Center Ballroom, please note that this event has been moved to the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). He has reported on nine U.S. presidencies, immersing himself in their decision-making, priorities, wars and economic policy. He has won nearly every American journalism...

In its 2020 edition of Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Kent State University in the top 100 of Best Graduate Education Schools. In its 2020 edition of Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Kent State University in the top 100 of Best Graduate Education Schools.   Kent State ranks 93rd in the country in the Best Graduate Education Schools ranking, improving 15 spots from last year’s ranking of 108th.   “We are very excited to see our U.S. News...

Kent State University at Tuscarawas received the Large Business of the Year Award A key leader in the community and a key player in economic development, Kent State University at Tuscarawas received the Large Business of the Year award from the Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce. “We have been involved heavily this year in the community and I think a lot of good stories have come out about the campus either in traditional...

Conceptual rendering of the proposed Main Street gateway to the Kent Campus First impressions carry a lot of weight, especially when prospective students shop for colleges. Some call it a feeling, others say they just knew the minute they arrived on campus. It is hard to pinpoint exactly what influences students’ enrollment decisions, but one thing is certain—how a university rolls out its welcome mat can make all the...

Mary Kutchin (center) recieves her surprise visit from Melissa Dyer and the University Teaching Council Students who have taken classes from Mary Kutchin, MSN, RN, CNS, praise her strong communication skills, her leadership and her caring nature. It was their recommendations that led to her being selected for a 2018 Outstanding Teacher Award. Each year, Kent State honors three full-time, non-tenure track and part-time faculty members for being among...

Herb Page (right) announced his upcoming retirement and the appointment of Jon Mills (left) as men Kent State University's storied golf program will begin a new chapter in July. The 2018-19 golf season will be the final one for Herb Page as men's head coach and director of golf. On Thursday, Mr. Page announced his upcoming retirement and the appointment of Jon Mills as men's golf coach at the University. After leading the men's golf team to 22...