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President Todd Diacon reaffirms Kent State’s commitment to following health guidelines and creating open dialogue at February’s Faculty Senate meeting.

Graduate program changes approved at Faculty Senate meeting

Wyatt Loy Reporter February 14, 2022

Between shifting academic requirements and upheavals of the Kent Core, academics took the spotlight on Monday’s Faculty Senate meeting. Graduate students will see a couple major program reforms. The...

Photo Courtesy of North Canton Library Twitter.

Live at the Library: Global Music with Kent State Stark canceled on July 8

Sam Wright Reporter July 7, 2021

The Kent State Stark event, Live at the Library: Global Music with the North Canton Library, has been canceled due to weather conditions. The event was originally planned to take place on July 8 with...

Ken Ditlevson, director of the LGBTQ+ Center stands in his office. THE LGBTQ+ Center offers Safe Space Ally training in order to create an inclusive space on campus for all people.

LGBTQ+ Center set to begin Safe Space Ally Training Series

Nicole Lew Reporter June 10, 2021

Kent State's LGBTQ+ Center and Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s Training Lab will offer a way for the Kent State community to participate in Pride Month.The first session of Kent State’s...

Commencement Group Pic

(Left to Right) Graduates Mackenzie McGary, Shayna McGary and Maria Frissora pose as they prepare to for the College of Aeronautics and Engineering and College of Education, Health and Humanities commencement...

Overview of Kent State University.

Meet the figures who are leading Black representation at Kent State

Cameron Aloway reporter May 7, 2021

Fifteen years ago, she came to the university as an assistant professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies. Six years later, she was named chair of the department.Presently, Amoaba Gooden has been...

Fabio Polanco is a associate professor in the School of Theatre and Dance and co-chair of the CARE committee. 

Kent State CARE committee members share insights on new Anti-Racism and Equity Institute

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 6, 2021

The Community, Anti-Racism, and Equity committee is a “permanent standing committee” within the School of Theatre and Dance, according to its website. The website states that the committee was created...

Amoaba Gooden is the interim vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Amoaba Gooden selected as finalist for vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion

Kelly Krabill Reporter April 14, 2021

Amoaba Gooden, who has a doctorate in African-American studies from Temple University, has been selected “as the sole finalist for the position” of vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion,...

Shelby Pratt, vice president of Young Democrats for a Socialist America (YDSA), speaks about her work with Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) on Feb. 11, 2020. Pratt has been seen at previous SDS events.

SDS, BUS lead demonstration for change on campus

Amanda Levine Sports editor Owen MacMillan Assigning editor February 11, 2020

Students for a Democratic Society, Black United Students and five other groups created a list of demands they want to see in place on Kent State’s campus and presented them to President Todd Diacon Tuesday...

Go Pro! Networking Event prepares students to become professionals

The Career Exploration and Development (CED) department, along with the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, hosted the Go Pro! Pre-Homecoming Networking Event Friday. The networking event was...

Students to discuss discrimination tactics at Discrimination Station

Gershon Harrell January 25, 2018

As part of the MLK commemoration, students will tackle strategies on how to respond to acts of discrimination at the second annual Discrimination Station.Director of the Student Multicultural Center, Talea...

New autism-centered student organization approved

Cameron Gorman August 31, 2016

Kent State is welcoming a new student organization called Autism Connections Kent, to campus this school year. The group focuses on students within the autism spectrum, and is one of the first of its kind...

MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid to speak on MLK

Hana Barkowitz January 27, 2016

A speech by MSNBC national correspondent Joy-Ann Reid will serve as the climax to a week of events honoring the memory of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrating diversity at Kent State.The...

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