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Kent State University recently concluded its largest fundraising year in school history after securing $38.9 million in private support during Fiscal Year 2017. Kent State University recently concluded its largest fundraising year in school history after securing $38.9 million in private support during Fiscal Year 2017. Among its highest priorities, the university focuses on raising funds to support scholarships and student-based programming, in alignment with the university strategic roadmap, which has a...

Judge Carla Moore has been named Kent State University’s 2017-18 President’s Ambassador. Kent State University President Beverly Warren has named Judge Carla Moore the 2017-18 President’s Ambassador. The Kent State President’s Ambassadorship is a one-year appointment that brings distinguished professionals to share their knowledge and experience with the university community. “As the daughter of a lifelong educator, the value of...

The Kent State University Marching Golden Flashes will perform during the Homecoming parade and game on Oct. 14.Catch the Marching Golden Flashes at the Kent State University Homecoming parade and game on Saturday, Oct. 14!      

Hurricane Harvey caused damage to the home of Kent State student Alexis Bartee Alexis Bartee is a senior majoring in insurance studies at Kent State University at Salem. She decided to pursue this degree after she began working at an insurance company in Akron in 2012. There, she helped people plan their insurance needs andguided them through the process. In August, however, Bartee was in Texas caring for her elderly...

Kent State’s Center for Architecture and Environmental Design was named "Best in Class” for incorporating clay brick in its design. The 2017 Brick in Architecture Awards named Kent State University’s Center for Architecture and Environmental Design as “Best in Class” for the Educational (Higher Education) category. The awards honored 35 winners for their incorporation of clay brick in their designs. “From concept to material selection, color, special shapes, coursing...

HEED photo Kent State University’s commitment to maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus has received acknowledgement from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, for a fifth consecutive year. INSIGHT Into Diversity has selected Kent State as a recipient of the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in...

Kent State recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Integrated Sciences Building. The Kent State University community gathered to celebrate the grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art Integrated Sciences Building on Sept. 15. The 66,000 square-foot building houses classrooms, instructional labs, research lab space and faculty offices for the departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Sciences and Physics.    ...

Kent State University Kent State University's newly renovated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center will hold its grand reopening celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 4-6 p.m. The center is located in the Kent Student Center, Room 024 lower level. The event will feature welcome speeches from Ken Ditlevson, director of Kent State’s...

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Kent State University Have a question about something or someone you remember from your time at Kent State? Here’s some help to find an answer. A five-year process to digitize every printed issue of The Daily Kent Stater (now The Kent Stater) concluded this summer. Ninety years of issues, spanning 1926–2016, are now searchable at http://dks.library.kent.edu. ...

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Kent State University In its 50th year, Kent State’s College of Nursing has been designated a Center of Excellence for 2017–2022 by the National League for Nursing, in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education”—the same category it received when first designated in 2013. It will be recognized at the 2017 Education Summit held in San Diego in...