Kent Campus in Fall


The Kent State social media team took to the streets to ask for advice for first-year students. Class of 2027, this one's for you.      

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Today's Stories

  • Daisy Pops founder Amy Mucha spoke at the inaugural “LunchNET” event on Wednesday, Sept. 20, where Kent State University students were invited to have lunch and learn the secret to a local entrepreneur's success.  

  • I'm no stranger to being away from home. 

    When I was just 18 years old, I left my hometown of Paris to begin training with some of Europe's most prominent track and field athletes.

  • Kent State student James Parsons, '23, dreams of pursuing a career where he can help make technology accessible to more people. In this video, he shares his experience in the course Children's Literature in Augmented Reality, where he practiced the skills above while creating something he was truly proud of.

Student studying while sitting on the grass

Students found opportunities to spend time outdoors during these last days of summer. Fall officially begins September 23. 
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In a Flash

Once a day, catch a glimpse of Kent State University through the lenses of our various storytellers across campus.

We hope you enjoy this unique, daily impression of life at Kent State!

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University News

Student Life

  • The Rock on Kent State's Front Campus wasn't always where it is today. 

  • Nationally, Sept. 15 marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. This year, Kent State is celebrating the 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month as Avanzando Juntos: Moving Forward Together with numerous events and celebrations.  

  • This week, you can use a waterjet to create your own nameplate and learn more about the makerspaces in the DI Hub Reactor.

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  • After a lifetime of challenges, including more than 20 procedures and surgeries for a heart defect she had since birth, Kent State alumna Katherine Herrmann was determined to achieve her dreams. In May 2022, she graduated with her bachelor's degree followed by a life-saving heart transplant. She's now a graduate student in Kent State's clinical mental health counseling program.

  • For Kent State University alumna Erica Wilson-Domer, passion in helping others is key to her success. On July 1, 2023, Wilson-Domer became the new president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio. 

  • First-generation, non-traditional student Yalanda Cunningham knows that Kent State has her back. After graduating with her associate's degree from a community college in Kalamazoo, Cunningham decided to finish her bachelor’s degree at Kent State University. “I believe you can go so much further in your life,” Cunningham said, “if you had a solid background in education,” she said. 

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