Women's Center

Since its start over 20 years ago, the Women’s Center has been a place to gather in the community, discuss the topics of the day and find ways to create positive change. Today is no different. Although some issues have changed (and many have stayed the same), the Women’s Center remains a hub of education, advocacy and action around issues impacting women in our communities. 

School of Communication Studies Associate professor Catherine Goodall, Ph.D., will be recognized at the Kent State University Women's Center's Mothers, Mentors and Muses event ono April 3.


Four Kent State University employees have been named 2017 “30 for the Future” award recipients by the Greater Akron Chamber. Kent State’s Theron Brown, assistant professor of jazz piano in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music; Cason Brunt, director of student support services and academic diversity outreach in University College; Michael Kavulic, Ph.D., director of board operations and technology in the Office of the President; and Alicia Robinson, assistant director of the Women’s Center, will receive their awards Sept. 7 during an award ceremony.

Kent State University School of Communication Studies students are producing a persuasive health campaign to gather donations of women’s feminine products, or money to be used for such products, for the Kent State Women’s Center pantry. This project is for the course Communication and Influence which is taught by COMM Assistant Professor J.D. Ponder, Ph.D.

The Women’s Center named 46 women, including five women from CCI, as part of

University employees collect, organize and distribute professional attire for students in need of appropriate clothes for job interviews

A good education and a solid résumé aren’t always enough to make a positive first impression. To bridge the gap, a group of Kent State University employees have come together to establish the Kent State Career Closet, a project to collect, organize and distribute professional attire for students in need of something suitable to wear for a job interview.

The Kent State University Women’s Center presented 12 female students with its Sage Project Award for overcoming barriers and finding balance in following their path and making their mark at Kent State. The Sage Project Award reception took place on March 11 in the Moulton Hall Ballroom.

Kent State University at Trumbull senior Stacee Stinedurf was one of 10 women recently honored by the Kent State Women’s Center as part of the 2015 Sage Project. 

Per the Women’s Center website, “the Sage Project stems from a mindfulness that as a Women’s Center and as an institution, we should be doing more to highlight the phenomenal female students who are part of Kent State University.