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Three days after May 4, 1970, Akron artist Don Drumm went to the campus of Kent State University with a team of journalists from the Akron Beacon Journal. They wanted his perspective on one thing: a bullet hole in the 15-foot sculpture outside of Taylor Hall.

 

Kent State University is one of 130 public universities and systems nationwide that have joined forces to increase access to college, close the achievement gap and produce more degrees by 2025.

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) launched the initiative, Powered by Publics: Scaling Student Success, last month. The institutions have pledged to make a five-year commitment to the project, through which they will share data and best practices.

Enduring Community

The strength of this university community transcends any program, initiative or administration and is rooted in the values and ideals that define Kent State.

A team of Kent State students took first place in the seventh annual Mission: Life international competition on November 12, which took place at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.

John and Fonda Elliot, donors of the largest gift in Kent State University history, reflect on their transformational experiences at Kent State and offer advice to current students. 

John and Fonda Elliot, donors of the largest gift in Kent State University history, reflect on their transformational experiences at Kent State and offer advice to current students. 

The Kent State University alumni family will grow by nearly 3,000 new graduates as the university holds its Fall Commencement ceremonies. For the Kent Campus, Commencement ceremonies will take place Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State will confer 2,158 degrees, consisting of 1,667 bachelor’s degrees, 430 master’s degrees, 55 doctoral degrees and six educational specialist degrees. 

The Kent State University Board of Trustees today established a comprehensive, national search to recruit and select the university’s 13th president.
 

Can I loft my bed? Is there a dining hall near my residence hall? Where am I able to park on campus? To answer these questions, students can ask The Brain on campus.

Kent State University’s Giving Tuesday 2018 broke the million-dollar mark for the second year in a row.

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