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Community & Society

Kent State’s Women’s Lacrosse Team
Kent State’s very first Women’s Lacrosse team is making an impact on the culture at Kent State during its first year on campus. Since the team is new to Kent State, players get to shape opinions and perceptions of the team and the players.


Community & Society
In May 2018, Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center received a $90,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Since then, the center has been busy strategically planning and implementing the River Stanzas Project in communities around Northeast Ohio.
Community & Society
Flash’s Food Pantry officially opened in April, serving as a resource for students on the East Liverpool Campus who may need an occasional boost with putting food on their tables.
Arts & Culture
KSU alumnus and gay rights activist Michael Chanak Jr. was determined to make a difference at his workplace, and his dedication to change prompted a global company to redefine diversity.
Community & Society
The Record Courier recently highlighted the legacy of Hobb's Goose Beans, heirloom beans named after the late Kent State University biology professor Clinton Hobbs who died in 2009.
Student Life
Jasmine Long and Sharon Ware grew up in different neighborhoods, but their connection transcends residential blocks. Broken barriers now build the dreams to change their communities for the better.