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Peyton Turner (left) and Laura Wilson (right) return home after winning air race classic.

Flying Flashes make history: behind the Air Race Classic win

Caroline Willis, Reporter August 22, 2023

Laura Wilson and Peyton Turner, better known as the Flying Flashes, made history in the 2023 Air Race Classic – an all-women, cross-country flight race. Their win made Kent State the only collegiate...

Pilots Laura Wilson (left) and Peyton Turner (right) pose with their trophies in front of their plane after returning from winning this years Air Race Classic.

Kent State wins Air Race Classic for second consecutive year

Leah Shepard, Managing Editor June 27, 2023

Kent State’s Flying Flashes returned Tuesday from the Air Race Classic after winning first place for the second year in a row. Pilots Laura Wilson and Peyton Turner completed the 2,685-mile, four-day...

Kent State aeronautics continues to grow

Adam Kring, Reporter April 18, 2023

The Kent State aeronautics program is expanding due to continued growth within the program. The College of Aeronautics and Engineering saw the largest enrollment growth over the last year among Kent...

College of Aeronautics and Engineering to offer new programs, technology

February 16, 2023

The expansion of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering building is on track to be finished by the Fall 2023 semester. The new addition will nearly double the building's current size. It will be...

The College of Aeronautics and Engineering is located on East Summit Street. The building is set to receive a new addition.

College of Aeronautics and Engineering receives $1.5 million from the Timken Foundation of Canton

Liam Morrison Reporter October 27, 2021

The new addition to the College of Aeronautics and Engineering building will be honoring its new two-story atrium to the Timken Foundation of Canton.  Christina Bloebaum, the dean of the College of Aeronautics...

Women’s golf competes at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Tournament

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 23, 2021

Kent State’s women’s golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams in its second tournament of the season on Monday and Tuesday.“I’ve been here three weeks, and it's been great to watch our...

The Kent State Board of Trustees met in-person on Wednesday June 23, 2021. The meeting was broadcasted virtually via Boxcast. 

Board of Trustees approves renovations to College of Aeronautics and Engineering building, Ice Arena, other capital projects

Raygene English Reporter June 24, 2021

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.The...

Family members and guests were encouraged to stand with their graduates and congratulate them before receiving their diplomas on May 13, 2021.

Class of 2021 reflects on Kent State, COVID experiences as in-person commencement ceremonies resume

Editor's Note: The following story has been updated to include photographs of graduates Gianna DaPra and Jordan Bigelow. High fives were exchanged and excited cheers rang through Centennial Court Green...

Lique Coolen is a neuroscience professor and the associate dean for the College of Arts & Sciences. Coolen has studied neuroscience for 26 years, focusing in areas of research like reproduction. Courtesy of Kent State University 

Choose Ohio First grant awarded to Kent State; four STEM programs added

Kelly Krabill Reporter May 8, 2021

Kent State has been awarded $3.5 million from the Choose Ohio First grant to support students in STEM-related majors. First-time students studying science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine...

Men’s golf ties for second place in Rutherford Invitational

Pilar Lewis Sports Reporter April 18, 2021

The Kent State men’s golf team had its second-best finish of the season and its second-straight strong tournament performance, tying for second at the Rutherford Intercollegiate in State College, Pennsylvania.The...

Meet the USG Candidates

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Undergraduate student government elections for the 2021-22 school year will be held on March 16 and 17. Twenty-three candidates filed their petitions to campaign for open positions. The candidates began...

Graphic: Grad Program Enrollment

Aeronautics, architecture graduate programs see large increases in graduate program enrollment

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 6, 2021

With the university releasing spring 2021 enrollment numbers, the colleges at Kent State review what this means for them within their graduate programs. The College of Aeronautics & Engineering and...

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