Beginning in November, Kent State will conduct a national search to fill the role of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, according to an email sent out by the Office of the Provost Monday.
The Kent State Board of Trustees voted to approve the construction of a new college of business building at its special meeting Friday morning. The vote comes after the university received the 'largest single gift' in the history of the university from former United States Ambassador to Irel…
Visitors will soon have a new way to see the history and scenery of downtown Ravenna. TV2 reporter Kennedy Gotham has more information on the Main Street Mile walking tour.
Professor Jonathan Maletic from the Department of Computer Science was awarded with the 2021 Faculty Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award for his findings in eye tracking and source code research.Maletic is a published computer science professor who helped develop a widely downloaded s…
Kent State’s enrollment continues to be a key factor in determining the university’s financial stability, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday to members of the Kent State community.
The office of Kent State President Todd Diacon formally recognized Indigenous Peoples’ Day in a university-wide announcement Monday.
University officials discussed plans for course delivery in future semesters and the development of a new strategic plan for academic success at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday.
Candidates selected for the Outstanding Teaching Award are among the most dedicated, highly effective and motivated professors at Kent State. According to the university press release, ten full-time faculty members were nominated by their students.
On the first play from scrimmage, quarterback Dustin Crum connected on a deep ball to fifth-year wide receiver Keshunn Abram for a 54-yard gain.
Editor's Note: The following story has been updated to reflect the Kent chapter of Delta Zeta sorority's suspension of operations issued by the Delta Zeta national council, and to include a statement issued by the national council to TV2.
When Cameron Shedenhelm realized her senior season was going to be canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic, she decided to have surgery on the injured knee she had been playing on since the first game of her sophomore year.
The $350 million Forever Brighter fundraising campaign will be used to prioritize student success, expand university initiatives and build the future.
Kent State students and employees continued to air their grievances surrounding dining services on Tuesday, this time in the form of a protest organized by Students for a Democratic Society.
More than a thousand people gathered in Cleveland Saturday afternoon for the first Women’s March in Cleveland since the inauguration of President Joe Biden. The event, which joined more than 600 planned marches throughout the nation, started in Market Square before attendees marched to Carne…
Kent State has gained national attention for the second year in a row as one of the “Best of the Best” LGBTQ-friendly universities according to Campus Pride.
Correction: Sandy Armstrong, co-chair of the campaign committee, was mistakenly referred to as "Cindy Armstrong." The article has also been edited to reflect the current fundraising number reported by the university on Monday.
Kent State received recognition for being one of the most LGBTQ-Friendly campuses in the nation according to Campus Pride amid efforts to be more gender inclusive, offering resources like diversity training and the Preferred Name Policy.
The homecoming kickoff event featured a firework display downtown and brought excitement to the Kent State students, alumni and the Kent community on Friday.
The Supporting Healthy Infant Early Learning and Development project, or Project SHIELD, is a study led by three professors focused on gaining research on how children ages zero to 24 months could benefit from a library’s learning space.
This past Saturday, Main Street Kent put on its annual Oktoberfest where restaurants and vendors brought a bit of German culture to the community, along with plenty of beer.
For many students, college is the first time to take control of their sexual health. It’s also how students start exploring their sexuality and expand their identities, according to the Act for Youth Center Excellence.
In 2017, Kent State field hockey goalie Azure Fernsler decided her right knee couldn’t handle the intensity of college field hockey.
Kent State University scored No. 107 among public institutions in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges rankings.
The Kent State chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) overwhelmingly voted yes on two memoranda of understanding (MOU) on implementing a requirement that all faculty either be vaccinated or undergo a routine testing protocol.
The interim Pass/Fail policy the university enacted to support students during remote learning is no longer in effect, according to an email statement sent Wednesday by Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley.
Kent State's Emergency Grant Fund is now accepting applications from students who are struggling financially due to the pandemic, according to an email sent by Lamar Hylton, senior vice president for student affairs and Sean Broghammer, interim vice president for enrollment management Thursday.
Dining hall representatives “refuse[d] to ‘wave a white flag’" after a meeting with the Undergraduate Student Government Sept. 15 and address the issues outlined in the dining hall petition on change.org.
The School of Multidisciplinary Social Sciences and Humanities opened fall 2021. The school will create a new space to support a rich learning environment combining international relations, paralegal studies, Latin American studies, LGBTQ+ studies and other academic programs centered around …
Terrace Hall will not be torn down until the fundraising goal of $20 million is met for the new College of Business Administration building, as a part of Kent State’s 10-year Gateway Master Plan.
When senior basketball player Monique Smith was looking for a college to continue her career, she looked for a strong program and good academics.
The weather was beautiful last weekend at Fred Fuller Park where vendors sold handmade items for the weekend event of Art in the Park.
Kathleen Wiant and Shari Foltz, the mothers of Collin Wiant and Stone Foltz, two students who died in Ohio college hazing incidents, spoke at the July 6 signing of Collin’s Law about what it means and how this law affects them.
Leaders of Kent State’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the faculty union, reached separate tentative agreements with Kent State on language for two memoranda of understanding (MOU) related to faculty vaccination requirements.
Students were notified about an emergency steam shutdown taking place on campus, to fix up a minor leak on Sept. 17. It is advised that they plan to clean up the day before to avoid any disturbance in nightly routines.
Canvas met expectations among Kent State faculty and students as the campus adapts to the transition of the learning system.
Some Kent State students created a petition on Change.org that encourages the university to refund student meal plans due to “the recent decline in food quality, availability, and inclusivity.”
A public meeting was held at the Kent State Student Center Thursday evening to discuss construction plans for safer and less congested traffic toward East Main Street.
Kent State University advertises its inclusive dining options as a selling point to incoming freshmen. This year, however, students have expressed disappointment with the university, accusing dining services of failing to provide equal dining options for students with dietary restrictions.
Kent State will increase the amount of required COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated students, according to an emailed press release signed by Manfred van Dulmen, associate provost for academic affairs and chair of Kent State’s pandemic leadership Wednesday.
Kent State’s NPR-affiliated radio station WKSU will be operated by Cleveland-based Ideastream Public Media beginning Oct. 1, 2021. The board approved the management transfer as part of a public service operating agreement during its meeting Wednesday.
Kent State Professors Metin Eren and Michelle Bebber found that sometimes what you’re looking for comes when you’re not looking at all.
When sophomore fashion merchandising major Kennedi Stinnette walked the halls of her high school in Kalamazoo, Michigan, she saw a sea of hair that looked nothing like hers.
The honor guard’s three-volley salute broke the silence of a windy morning. A train horn sounded, accompanying bagpiper Ed Harrison’s rendition of Amazing Grace. Kent first responders, veterans and citizens looked up at the fluttering American flag suspended between fire trucks.
Kent Parks and Recreation is hosting its 28th annual Art in the Park in-person event this weekend after having a virtual celebration last year. Attendees can partake in art demonstrations, eat various food, listen to live music and purchase handmade creations.
Two Kent State alum are bringing fresh flavors and southern comfort to Kent State - TV2's Kennedy Gotham caught up with them outside of their cajun food truck that they plan to park on campus throughout the fall.
President Todd Diacon told the Kent State community to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear face coverings as the number of on-campus COVID cases continues to rise.
Kent State students, faculty and staff have until Dec. 20 to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, President Todd Diacon announced via email on Aug. 27, 2021.
Lamar Hylton will become senior vice president for student affairs effective tomorrow, according to an email sent to the “Kent State University Community” by President Todd Diacon. Diacon also announced the appointment of Valoree Vargo as the university’s new vice president for philanthropy …
A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses will be phased in over the fall semester, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday.
As the United States military continues to withdraw from Afghanistan, thousands of Afghans already in the U.S. are watching in horror. Noorulbari Mal is a master’s student studying journalism at Kent State University. He says his family is still in Afghanistan and unable to join him in the U…
Kent State held a virtual town hall for faculty and staff Thursday to answer questions and concerns related to the fall 2021 semester.
Since March 2021, a team of Kent State students has spent their time speaking with Ohio representatives, farmers and environmental activists to dig deeper into how climate change is affecting the Buckeye State.
Masks are once again mandatory while indoors and on public transportation at all Kent State campuses, effective immediately, according to a press release published by the Office of the Provost Tuesday.
Porthouse Theatre is Kent State’s summer professional theater located at Blossom Music Center. The theater has reopened its doors to the public but not without rules and regulations never before seen by the company.
The public library located in Kent is part of the Portage Library Consortium and has a mission to meet the educational, recreational, informational and cultural needs of the community and citizens of Kent.
The Kent State Stark event, Live at the Library: Global Music with the North Canton Library, has been canceled due to weather conditions.
The Department of Pan-African Studies will be renamed to the Department of Africana Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences beginning fall 2021.
The Department of Pan-African Studies will establish a new center aimed at focusing on contemporary African politics and current events.
Governor Mike DeWine is scheduled to sign the Anti-Hazing act known as Collin’s Law Tuesday, which will make Ohio the 11th state to make hazing a felony.
“Camera 1, set on hosts, in 3, 2, 1” were common phrases in Franklin Hall this summer as students put on a new orientation show for incoming freshmen. KSU Live! is the first section that students go through before scheduling their classes and finishing their orientation process.
A new beer brewing certificate will be offered fall 2021 at Kent State Ashtabula as an extension to their viticulture and enology program.
The Performing Arts Center, home of lively shows and gatherings for the last 10 years at Kent State Tuscarawas, will be reopening in the fall.
Safer Futures and the local community gathered together for the first annual “Shine a Light on Domestic Violence Walk” on Saturday at Sunny Lake Park in Aurora.
The university will move forward with plans for an addition to the College of Aeronautics and Engineering Building, as approved by the Board of Trustees in an in-person meeting broadcasted virtually Wednesday.
Ashley Nickels and Casey Boyd-Swan not only spend their time educating Kent State students but have also created an educational project that reaches local and national populations.
President Todd Diacon announced a new student aid program aimed to assist more Golden Flashes to get to graduation and limit student debt, according to an emailed press release sent Tuesday.
Kent State plans to redesign its recreation rink into a practice facility for the campus marching band, but the decision has left campus organizations, local teams and community parents concerned over the use of the space.
Kent State alumnus Aman Ali graduated in 2006 as a newspaper reporter. He paved his way through many successes since then, including careers as a stand-up comedian and a storyteller. Now, he has the title of documentarian to add to his resume.
The Kent State ballroom was filled with music, dancing and warm embraces Friday in celebration of Juneteenth National Independence Day.
The Kent State women's athletic program was awarded with the Jacoby Trophy this month by the Mid-American Conference for having the top program during the 2020-2021 academic year.
The Kent State Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Plus Center celebrates the LGBTQ+ community year-round, but the month of June has a special meaning.
Most university offices will be closed and classes will not meet Monday, June 21, in honor of Juneteenth National Independence Day, Kent State President Todd Diacon announced in an email statement.