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Attendees watched as Virginia Addicott, member of the Kent State University Board of Trustees, addressed the graduates May 13, 2022.

The celebration of graduates and the university continued on day two of commencement

Jesse Khalil, Reporter May 14, 2022

The faint clicking of high heels and rustling of graduation programs fell silent once Kent State University President Todd Diacon and his party were escorted to the stage at the Education, Health and...

Kent State Master’s in Education Programs Ranked by U.S. News

Jordan Bryski, Reporter April 19, 2022

Kent State’s Master’s in Education programs ranked in the top 40 percent among public institutions by U.S. News. This is the fifth year Kent State’s online graduate education programs have been...

Natural gas leak shuts down White and Moulton halls

Alexandra Golden, Assigning Editor March 3, 2022

Editor's Note: The following story was updated to reflect recent developments in the gas leaks in White and Moulton Halls as of Friday, March 4, 2022. Public safety departments and the gas company assessed...

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...

Olson Hall is home to the CCI Commons.

CCI Commons events expanded virtually during COVID-19 semesters

Austin Monigold May 7, 2021

The CCI Commons were adjusted to accommodate students during the past two semesters and typical staples of CCI like RA events, storage for projects and computer availability faced severe changes.The commons...

Longtime Hopkinton resident Tim Kilduff is the president and founder of the 26.2 Foundation. His involvement with the Boston Marathon dates back to 1979.

‘68 alumnus inducted into EHHS hall of fame after over 40 years of giving back to Hopkinton community

Zoë Blank Reporter May 3, 2021

Winning the Centennial Alumni Award and being inducted into the College of Education, Health and Human Services Hall of Fame was unnecessary recognition, Timothy W. Kilduff said, but heartwarming. “I’ve...

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...

Aviad Israeli is a professor within the College of Education, Health and Human Services and the undergraduate program coordinator for the Hospitality Management program. 

Changes to hospitality program, curriculum to begin fall 2021

Emma Andrus Reporter March 14, 2021

Students of Kent State’s hospitality program will now be offered additional courses and the chance to select concentrations within the degree after the Kent State Board of Trustees approved the changes...

DOD and EHHS’s graphic advertising the Love is More Than Skin Deep panel discussion which took place in the evening on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Courtesy of DOD and EHHS.

Love is More Than Skin Deep: Master’s student hosts panel on interracial relationships

Zach Zdanowicz Reporter October 29, 2020

On Oct. 28, couples joined together for a virtual panel discussion to talk about what it is like to be in an interracial relationship.Alex Silverio, Kent State alumni who is currently earning her master’s...

Scott Courtney. Courtesy of Kent State University.

Remote learning leads students to be connected online, but not with each other

Zach Zdanowicz Reporter September 16, 2020

In the past, students have often connected with and used each other as a resource in the classroom. Now, with a majority of classes performing in a remote setting, this interaction is limited beyond blank...

President Todd Diacon speaks with homecoming court candidate Pri Frazier at the EHHS homecoming preparation on Sept. 21, 2019. 

EHHS tailgating tent brings together past and future of Kent State

Linden Miller EHHS Reporter September 21, 2019

The College of Education, Health and Human Services (EHHS) hosted its EHHS Tailgate Homecoming Tent near the rock on front campus Saturday. EHHS faculty set up the homecoming tent to get students connected...

Mentor Julie Appel and CCS student Erin Hawley at the Council for Exceptional Children beach-themed dance, photo courtesy of Julie Appel.

Career and Community Studies provides opportunities

Hannah Wagner April 29, 2017

In room 203 in White Hall, Jack Hemmelgarn sat near the door and away from the other students. He works on his homework for a math class, scratch paper to the side and a look of concentration on his face.Hemmelgarn...

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