University News

Courtesy Kent State University Special Collections & Archives

Students take turns traying down a slope outside Taylor Hall in this archival photo dated circa 1980s. Let us know if you recognize yourself! 

Kent State University recently concluded its largest fundraising year in school history after securing $38.9 million in private support during Fiscal Year 2017.

Kent State University President Beverly Warren has named Judge Carla Moore the 2017-18 President’s Ambassador.

Catch the Marching Golden Flashes at the Kent State University Homecoming parade and game on Saturday, Oct. 14!

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. 

The 2017 Brick in Architecture Awards named Kent State University’s Center for Architecture and Environmental Design as “Best in Class” for the Educational (Higher Education) category.

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.

The Kent State University community gathered to celebrate the grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art Integrated Sciences Building on Sept. 15.

Kent State University will celebrate its newly renovated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Digitizing the Kent Stater

Have a question about something or someone you remember from your time at Kent State? Here’s some help to find an answer. A five-year process to digitize every printed issue of The Daily Kent Stater (now The Kent Stater) concluded this summer. Ninety years of issues, spanning 1926–2016, are now searchable at