University News

Kent State University freshman Josh Paulin is not only a good student, but an exemplary citizen.

On March 13, 2016, Paulin saved a man’s life, and now Kent State’s Department of Public Safety is honoring Paulin for his heroic acts.

 

 

When a professor says no one has more fun teaching than he does – and the students cite the enthusiasm and passion for the material he teaches – that combination leads to award-winning honors.  

Kent State University congratulates its new graduates. The university held its Spring Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on May 8 and May 9 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). This spring, Kent State conferred 3,883 degrees, including 2,864 bachelor’s degrees, 874 master’s degrees, 142 doctoral degrees and three educational specialist degrees at the Kent Campus. Across the university’s eight-campus system, 4,512 students graduated from Kent State this spring, including those receiving associate degrees.

Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences seeks to establish a faculty-led academic unit that will enable the expansion and integration of LGBT Studies and Women’s Studies programs. In the coming weeks, an advisory group of faculty and students will help develop the mission and structure of the new Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.

Photo from Kent State's Alumni WeekendAlumni, fans and community invited to participate in exciting, hands-on activities

Kent State University Alumni Association is hosting Alumni Weekend on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16. Alumni and the community members are invited to attend these two days of exciting, hands-on activities.

Photo from Kent State's 44th Annual May 4 CommemorationKent State University holds its 45th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place April 30-May 4.

Kent State University professors Brian James Baer, Ph.D., and Theresa Minick of the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies have been awarded two federal government STARTALK grants, totaling $225,000, to support the Regents Foreign Language Academy, a summer language immersion program for Ohio high school students and K-12 teachers. 

Photo of Herbert HochhauserKent State University’s Jewish Studies Program will host a gala, “Memories, Milestones, Momentum,” in honor of its 40th anniversary on May 17 at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center located at 215 Depeyster St. in downtown Kent.

Photo of Joey PompignanoKent State University’s Latino Networking Caucus (LNC) and the Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) will host the fifth annual Hablemos “Let’s Talk” conference on May 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. 

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