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Radd Ehrman, Ph.D., receives the Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest teaching award a tenured or tenure-track professor can receive. Passionate: A form of interest that demands to be satisfied. Radd Ehrman, Ph.D., professor of classics in the Department of Modern & Classical Language Studies, encourages students to find their own passions while taking his class. His own passion shines outside the classroom as he impacts lives of students. Dr. Ehrman, who teaches languages...

A visitor learns about the events surrounding May 4, 1970 while visiting the May 4 Visitors Center Kent State University sophomore Phil Morgan said he learned about the May 4, 1970, shootings during a history lesson in middle school that included few details, except the fact that the Ohio National Guard’s presence at a student protest ended in the deaths of four students. Mr. Morgan got a better understanding of this tragic event during his...

Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State’s Online MBA program ranks 90th in the country and 66th among public institutions. This is the first year Kent State was eligible to be ranked since its program...

Kent State’s Online MBA program is drawing national recognition. It ranks among the top 100 programs in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s “2019 Best Online MBA Programs.” When Peggy Coyne decided to pursue her lifelong dream of earning an MBA, she looked at several online programs including Kent State University, Cleveland State University and Notre Dame College in South Euclid.   Mrs. Coyne chose Kent State’s Online MBA program because she knew firsthand that the program would offer her an excellent education...

Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State’s Online MBA program ranks 90th in the country and 66th among public institutions. This is the first year Kent State was eligible to be ranked since its program...

Kent State students listen to the keynote speaker during the university UPDATED 1/16/19: Please note that registration for the Jan. 23 keynote address is now closed. The registration limit has been met. View the full list of celebratory events at www.kent.edu/diversity/mlk-celebration-calendar-events. Angela Rye, principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies, lawyer, political strategist and former executive director of the...

University College Dean Eboni Pringle (far left) smiles with her staff and Summer Advantage students. Angel Cuevas is getting his college career back on track after an unfortunate event derailed it early in his college career. The 21-year-old freshman who is majoring in aeronautical engineering suffered a rugby injury during his first semester in the fall of 2017, at which time he abruptly stopped his studies to recuperate. As a way to jump-start...

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Artist Don Drumm poses with a photo of his sculpture that was shot on May 4, 1970, at Kent State University. Three days after May 4, 1970, Akron artist Don Drumm went to the campus of Kent State University with a team of journalists from the Akron Beacon Journal. They wanted his perspective on one thing: a bullet hole in the 15-foot sculpture outside of Taylor Hall.   The abstract sculpture, which Mr. Drumm created for the university three years earlier,...

A graduating Kent State University student adjusts his tassel before his Fall 2018 Commencement ceremony. Kent State University is one of 130 public universities and systems nationwide that have joined forces to increase access to college, close the achievement gap and produce more degrees by 2025. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) launched the initiative, Powered by Publics: Scaling Student Success, last month. The...

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A graduating Kent State University student adjusts his tassel before his Fall 2018 Commencement ceremony. Enduring Community The strength of this university community transcends any program, initiative or administration and is rooted in the values and ideals that define Kent State. In my final State of the University Address, I talked about how I am filled with great optimism for Kent State’s future, because this community—and its powerful and...