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Flash Zoom Background */ /*-->*/ While Kent State University faculty, staff, students and alumni are working and learning from home, they can show their #FlashesForever spirit during video calls. Two of the video conferencing software platforms being used today are Zoom and Teams, both of which offer users the chance to use their own custom backgrounds using their...

A Kent State University graduate student presents her research at the university’s annual Graduate Research Symposium. Out-of-state residents who have earned a bachelor’s degree in Ohio will soon be able to save on tuition for graduate programs at Kent State University thanks to a new in-state tuition option offered by the university. This new in-state tuition option introduced by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy...

Communicating Risk Class graphic Communication — from the media and from state, local and federal governments — has shaped the way the world has reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. In response, Kent State is offering a new course in fall 2020 that will examine risk communication through the lens of pandemics and other global crises. “Communicating Risk: Global Pandemics and...

Members of Kent State University’s Undergraduate Student Government painted “Flashes Take Care of Flashes” on the Rock on Front Campus. (Photo credit: Lauren Novick, Tierra Moore and Kaelee Dingey) Kent State University announced the creation of the Pay It Flash Forward Emergency Fund that will help students who are unexpectedly finding themselves in financial need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our students need us now more than ever,” said Kent State President Todd Diacon. “I am confident that our Golden Flash family will...

Kent State University students make their way to and from classes. Unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic necessitate a change in approach to Kent State University’s admissions process to ensure student access and success. “We recognize that COVID-19 has disrupted the college enrollment process for our prospective students and K-12 educational partners,” said Sean Broghammer, Ph.D.,...

Members of Kent State University’s Undergraduate Student Government painted “Flashes Take Care of Flashes” on the Rock on Front Campus. (Photo credit: Lauren Novick, Tierra Moore and Kaelee Dingey) Kent State University announced the creation of the Pay It Flash Forward Emergency Fund that will help students who are unexpectedly finding themselves in financial need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our students need us now more than ever,” said Kent State President Todd Diacon. “I am confident that our Golden Flash family will...

Members of Kent State University’s Undergraduate Student Government painted “Flashes Take Care of Flashes” on the Rock on Front Campus. (Photo credit: Lauren Novick, Tierra Moore and Kaelee Dingey) Kent State University announced the creation of the Kent State Emergency Grant Fund that will help students who are unexpectedly finding themselves in financial need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our students need us now more than ever,” said Kent State President Todd Diacon. “I am confident that our Golden Flash family will answer...

The names of those killed on May 4, 1970, are displayed on the B’nai B’rith Hillel Marker in the parking lot of Prentice Hall on the campus of Kent State University. In accordance with the order of Amy Acton, M.D., director of Ohio Department of Health, to stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19, and in the interest of the health and safety of the community, Kent State University regretfully announces cancellation of the May 4 50th Commemoration Weekend events, scheduled to take place May 1-4, 2020. A...

Kent State University Library On Ohio Statehood Day, February 26, Kent State University Libraries was awarded a $13,646 grant from the Ohio History Fund to partially cover the digitization costs of their Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Collection. The grant will provide funding to create free, online access to high-resolution, digitized copies of these sought-after resources. Aside...

Aerial photo of Kent State campus during the daytime Please be advised that in light of precautions surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), Kent State University is cancelling all university-sponsored. This includes events on all Kent State campuses as well as university-sponsored events scheduled for other locations. Below is a list of Kent State Alumni events cancelled: April 5 - NYC Alumni Kent State...