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Hector Rodriguez (middle) salutes aside members of Veterans United for D.C. Statehood in May 2017.

Kent State alumnus invited to attend Biden inauguration after fighting for D.C. statehood

Zoë Blank Reporter February 25, 2021

Hector Rodriguez, Kent State alumnus and founder of Veterans United for D.C. Statehood, said he was honored and humbled to be selected by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, who represents the District of Columbia,...

Members slowly reach the turning point with relief and excitement, as they know their march as at least halfway done.

Army ROTC takes on 6 mile ruck march

Bridget Lin Reporter March 8, 2020

Before the sun rises, ROTC Army members gather together and prepare for what they call a ruck march. Starting at 5:00 a.m., members must be ready for what is to come with broken-in boots, two or more layers...

Emily Daquelente poses for a photo.

Army ROTC cadets celebrate the year with awards breakfast

Mariah Hicks April 28, 2018

Kent State Army ROTC cadets celebrated the closing of the 2017-18 school year with an awards breakfast Wednesday morning in the Kent Student Center.The ceremony recognized the achievements of cadets and...

Cadets gather in the woods to map out their coordinates for the land navigation lab. Visible: Blake Bishop, a political science major and freshman cadet.

Army ROTC cadets practice land navigation

Mariah Hicks April 5, 2018

Pellets of freezing rain showered Kent State ROTC cadets Wednesday while practicing land navigation. Grass squished under their boots as cadets paced the muddy field of Allerton Sports Complex with maps...

ROTC addresses sexual assault, harassment, prejudice in Army

Kathryn Monsewicz October 25, 2017

Clad in full uniform, Kent State’s Army ROTC cadets hustled into the Governance Chambers Wednesday to take a break from their military drills and tactics to address something that is an unfortunate occurrence...

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Army ROTC cadet aims for balance in school, profession

Kathryn Monsewicz October 5, 2017

Kent State's Army ROTC allows students to serve the country while also earning a degree.Army ROTC classes are available to take as electives for any full-time student in their freshman or sophomore year. Cadets...

Despite mission differences, Air Force, Army ROTC share common goals

Kathryn Monsewicz September 21, 2017

College students have a lot of decisions to make, but imagine joining the military while also taking college courses. Opinionated.Kent State offers two Reserve Officers’ Training Corps programs on campus,...

WhiteHot 5K race to honor Kent State ROTC alumna

Samantha Meisenburg April 26, 2016

Kent State's fifth annual WhiteHot 5K is taking place at 8 a.m. this Saturday, beginning at Terrace Hall.The 5K is in memory of the late 1st Lt. Ashley White-Stumpf who was commissioned as an Army Officer...

Army ROTC practices skills for real world combat over weekend

Lauren Phillips October 25, 2015

The Kent State Army ROTC spent Saturday and Sunday at Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center completing their fall LDX: Leadership Development Exercise.“We are doing a number of lanes,” said Cadet...

ROTC cadets approach the finish line at The WhiteHot 5K race across the Kent State campus that honors former fallen ROTC soldier Ashley White-Stumpf, who was killed in Afghanistan in October of 2011. The money raised from the race goes into a scholarship fund bearing White-Stumpfs name that benefits ROTC Cadets at Kent.

WhiteHot 5K helps ROTC pay tribute to fallen soldier

Sky Fought April 8, 2015

The Army ROTC program will pay tribute to one of their fallen with the fourth annual WhiteHot 5K on April 18.First Lieutenant Ashley White-Stumpf graduated and was commissioned from the Kent State University...

ROTC cadets approach the finish line at The WhiteHot 5K race across the Kent State campus Saturday, April 26, 2014. The race honors former fallen ROTC soldier Ashley White, who was killed in Afghanistan in October of 2011. The money raised from the race goes into a scholarship fund bearing Ashley’s name that benefits ROTC Cadets at Kent.

Army ROTC hosted 5k in honor of fallen soldier

Mary Booth April 27, 2014

The Army ROTC hosted its third annual WhiteHot 5k Saturday morning in honor of fallen soldier and Kent State graduate Ashley White.“Ashley was a member of the Kent State ROTC program, she was an outstanding...

Army ROTC hosts 5K in honor of fallen soldier

Mary Booth April 24, 2014

The Army ROTC is hosting the WhiteHot 5K on Saturday at 8 a.m., in honor of fallen solider and Kent State graduate Ashley White.“Ashley was commissioned in our program in December of 2009,” said Jennifer...

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