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A student walking down the ramp after receiving their degree. They received a Bachelor’s Degree from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences cross the stage on final day of spring commencement ceremonies

Ty Kohler, Reporter May 14, 2022

James Reinart held his kids and wife in his arms with an uncontrollable smile. He finally accomplished a dream that was 21 years in the making. The College of Arts and Sciences held its commencement...

WHY fit in when youre BORN to STAND OUT decorated graduation cap coincides with Diacons speech.

Blue and gold confetti fills the air at first of spring commencement ceremonies

Kennedy Gotham, Reporter May 13, 2022

On Thursday afternoon, Sajidah Qurash walked across the stage with her son on her hip and her daughter alongside her. Qurash received her bachelor's degree in public health. She said it was a great feeling. Graduates...

University officals announce spring commencement schedule, similar to that of spring 2021

Zaria Johnson, Editor-in-chief March 16, 2022

University events and protocol officials announced the commencement schedule for the spring 2022 graduating class. In-person ceremonies will be held at Manchester Field, off of Petrarca Drive adjacent...

Graduation Q & A

Q&A: Spring commencements and ceremonies

Emma Andrus Reporter April 11, 2021

As the spring 2021 semester comes to a close, celebrations for graduating students are soon to be underway. Kent State announced its plans to host optional in-person commencement ceremonies in an email...

Spring 2021 graduates to have in-person commencement ceremonies

Madisyn Woodring Reporter March 18, 2021

Spring graduates from Kent State’s main campus will have the option to attend an outdoor commencement ceremony, according to an email President Todd Diacon sent Thursday. The ceremonies will begin the...

The Reinberger Children’s Library Center is home to over 25,000 picture books, some dating back to the 19th century.

Picture Book History Comes to Life in Kent State’s Reinberger Children’s Library Center

Austin Monigold Reporter February 4, 2021

A place unknown to many students, the Reinberger Children’s Library Center at Kent State allows students to view award-winning children’s books while offering them opportunities that may help in their...

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Pool November 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper attends a meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda and U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House on June 24, 2020...

zoom makeup

Nine steps to achieve the perfect Zoom makeup look (you’re welcome)

In our current global climate, we’ve seen the rising popularity of online school and working from home. This often entails the inescapable uniform of sweatpants, but every once in a while a virtual meeting...

Spring 2020 commencement will be hosted virtually due to state guidelines

Kent State University announced that the spring 2020 commencement will be virtual in accordance with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s order to avoid large gatherings due to COVID-19.Students, faculty, staff,...

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give coronaviruses their name, crown-like. 

Graduations canceled at some Ohio universities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University and Capital University in Columbus, Youngstown State University, and the University of Findlay were among those announcing the cancellation of May commencement...

Michael Keaton, the commencement speaker at Kent State’s 2018 graduation ceremonies, said he “wanted to come clean about something” and admitted, “I never really liked school.” Kent State President Beverly Warren reacts at right.

Beverly Warren to be 2019 commencement speaker

Kent State President Beverly Warren will deliver the university’s Spring 2019 commencement speech.It will be Warren’s last commencement as president.Warren has served as the university’s 12th president...

Michael Keaton, the commencement speaker at Kent State’s 2018 graduation ceremonies, said he “wanted to come clean about something” and admitted, “I never really liked school.” Kent State President Beverly Warren reacts at right.

2019 commencement will separate undergrad, grad students

Lauren Sasala February 6, 2019

Undergraduate students will be separated from graduate and doctoral students during the Spring 2019 commencement ceremony. The One University Commencement — a ceremony bringing graduates from all eight...

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