February 2022 Social Media Recap

There was lots to love this month, Golden Flashes. February was full of Valentine’s Day content, winter views of campus and so much more. Check out some of our top posts!


It may be cold outside, but that just means that the university is glistening! Our top-performing post featured snapshots of Kent Campus with an icy shine.


The Campus Race to Zero Waste is in full swing and will continue through the end of March! The competition's goal is to reduce waste and increase recycling around campus. Use #FlashesGoGreen on Instagram and Twitter to join the fun!



Kent State was the sole university in the U.S. to receive the 2022 Senator Paul Simon Award. This honor highlights Kent State’s efforts to integrate international education into all facets of the university.


In the 2022 NBA All-Star Game, LeBron James competed for Kent State’s I Promise Scholars, a program that provides higher education opportunities for underserved populations in Northeast Ohio. Our announcement about this event was well-loved on Facebook.



The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education granted Kent State R1 status, declaring the university as one of the nation’s elite research institutions. This is the highest recognition a doctoral university can receive!


Another top-post on Twitter featured our announcement of LeBron James playing for the Kent State I Promise Scholars in the 2022 NBA All-Star Game.



Flash is a sucker for our Golden Flash family! Our top-performing TikTok showed Flash passing out cookie pops for Valentine’s Day!

@kentstateu Who isn’t a sucker for a surprise Valentine’s Day treat? Happy Valentine’s Day, Golden Flashes! 💙💛#KentState #KentStateUniversity #ValentinesDay ♬ Sucker - Jonas Brothers


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POSTED: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 2:40pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 2:43pm
Olivia Fossesca