University News

Kent State University will hold its annual Veterans Day observance on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. on the Student Green at Risman Plaza. The outdoor program, Honoring All Who Serve, will include a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the university’s Army and Air Force ROTC programs, remarks from Kent State President...

Kent State University President Beverly Warren delivered the State of the University address on Thursday, Oct. 13. Themed “Living the Kent State Promise,” Warren outlined her vision of a reimagined public research university. “The Kent State Promise should be a comprehensive approach to student success and fulfillment,” Warren said. “We...

Kent State University celebrated the grand opening of its newest and much-anticipated building, the Center for Architecture and Environmental Design, on Oct. 7. Visitors, alumni and friends from around the world toured the 110,191-square-foot contemporary glass-and-brick building, stretching along the Lefton Esplanade from Lincoln Street...

Kent State University President Beverly Warren will deliver the State of the University address on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 3 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. Kent State faculty, staff, students and members of the community are invited to attend the event, which is themed “Living the Kent State Promise.” A reception honoring new vice...

The Kent State University Academic Success Center has received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award for its success as an interactive academic space for students to reinforce what they learn in the classroom. Each year, a two-year institution and a four-year institution are chosen as the recipients for the award. The award focuses...

Kent State University’s new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design is catching the attention of the New York Times. The publication features the new building, along with five others from around the world with designs that blend art and culture. For Kent State, the focus rests with the town gown relationship. Read more in the New York...

Kent Campus boasts records in enrollment growth, retention and freshman class size, quality and diversity Kent State University continues to set records as it begins a new academic year. The university is marking the 10th consecutive year of enrollment growth on the Kent Campus with increasing diversity and academic success while also welcoming...

Kent State University is the only public university in Northeast Ohio to be ranked in the top tier of the new 2017 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report that was released Sept. 13, 2016, with inclusion on the Best National Universities list. In the ranking of both public and private universities nationwide, Kent State earned a...

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. The community of 25 students will find a home on one floor in Korb Hall, which is open to students of all...

  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...