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Kent State University’s Department of Residence Services has established a new living-learning community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and asexual (LGBTQA) students and their allies in the newly renovated Korb Hall this fall.


At the start of the 2016 academic year, Kent State University becomes the first university in the country to feature an entirely gluten-free dining hall on campus. Kent State restructured Prentice Café after administrators noticed that the number of students arriving on campus with gluten intolerance was rising each year. The new dining facility will meet the ever-increasing demand for gluten-free foods.

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The 117,000 square foot building will bring all the programs in the Kent State's College of Architecture and Environmental Design under one roof.

Three Kent State University men's golfers, Ian HoltChase Johnson and Tyler McHugh, are competing in the 116th U.S. Amateur Championship at the Oakland Hills Country Club.

Kent State University at Ashtabula has hired award-winning winemaker Edward Trebets to lead is wine degree programs.

University hosts its annual Homecoming celebration on Oct. 1.

Robert D. Hisrich, Ph.D., joins new, invitation-only group launched by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2). 

Faculty and staff participation in national “On the Move” challenge earns university designation.

Kent State is the only college in Ohio named to the prestigious list.

The 2016 Kent State University Golden Flashes have shattered the record for the highest annual grade point average (GPA) in program history. They also broke the record for the most students with a perfect 4.0.