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Tornado Awareness Drill Ohio is conducting a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, March 22, at 9:50 a.m. Kent State University will be participating in this test, along with the city of Kent and other communities. Kent State tests the tornado and emergency mass notification system on the first Wednesday of every month at 11 a.m. and on the third Wednesday at 4 p.m. These...

Kent State Preps for NCAA Tournament Excitement is building as the Kent State University men's basketball team gets ready to take on UCLA tonight in the first round of the NCAA tournament’s South Regional. Last night kicked off with a press conference and open practice at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. Players also met with fans as the Golden Flashes continued to...

Kent State vs UCLA on and off court If you are planning to attend the first round of the NCAA tournament’s South Regional, prepare to go the distance – literally. There are 2,397 miles between Kent State University and Sacramento, California where No. 14 Kent State University takes on No. 3 UCLA Friday night. There is also a world of difference in forecasts for game day. While...

Members of the Kent State men Messages of congratulations and displays of Kent State University pride flooded social media as the Kent State men’s basketball team captured the 2017 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Men's Basketball Tournament Championship title and was selected as a No. 14 seed to play the UCLA Bruins in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Kent State...

Flashes Win 2017 MAC Men The Kent State University men's basketball team (22-13) won the 2017 Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship, defeating the top-seeded Akron Zips (26-8), 70-65. "Tonight the story is about our guys and what they've been able to accomplish here tonight, what they've been able to accomplish here over the past week, what they've been able to...

WEWS visits Kent State University to learn about drones. The sky is the limit when it comes to the uses for drones. From surveying natural disasters to inspecting rooftops, delivering packages, or simply flying for fun, the drone industry is growing at a rapid pace. To prepare the next generation of professionals, the Kent State University College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology...

Men The Kent State University men's basketball team has its sights set on a league championship and a NCAA Tournament bid as it competes in the 2017 Mid-American Conference Tournament in Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland March 9-11.  Flash Facts: The Kent State men's basketball team has punched its ticket to Cleveland, advancing to the quarterfinals...

Graffiti for gratitude at Kent State The Division of Human Resources Employee Wellness Team provided kits to departments across Kent State University’s eight campuses to set up “gratitude graffiti” stops. The stops are designed to give employees an opportunity to reflect and express gratitude through interactive art. More than 100 kits were requested across all eight Kent State...

Hall MAC Player of the Week  Jimmy Hall has been named Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week for the fifth time this year, as announced Monday. Hall once again led the Golden Flashes with a superb effort this week, extending Kent State's winning streak to four games. This week, Hall and the Flashes won at Buffalo and at home against Ohio. Hall was the...

Kent State University students stroll along the Lefton Esplanade heading back to campus from downtown Kent.From research labs to basketball courts and from concert halls to the fashion runway, take a walk under the arch at Kent State University and discover all of the exciting things that are happening that make us Undeniably Kent State!