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A student looks over financial aid resources in the One Stop office located in the Kent campus library. (File photo)

Kent State sends out financial aid offers

Alton Northup, Editor-in-chief June 17, 2024

After months of delays, Kent State is sending financial aid offers to students. Typically, the University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid sends offers to returning students starting in December....

The sign outside the One Stop office on the first floor of the Library.

Universities push back FAFSA, college commitment deadlines

Elaina Matricardi, Reporter February 28, 2024

Kent State is one of many Ohio universities pushing back deadlines for students after facing a high frequency of issues related to this year’s FAFSA. “In response to challenges students and families...

A screenshot of the Federal Student Aid offices FAFSA form home screen.

Students can expect changes to FAFSA forms

Lex Ogilvie, Reporter November 18, 2023

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, more commonly known as FAFSA, will have updated changes to it for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year.  FAFSA forms changed for the upcoming school year,...

Kent State announces new scholarship program for in-state students

Rachel Gross Reporter June 22, 2021

President Todd Diacon announced a new student aid program aimed to assist more Golden Flashes to get to graduation and limit student debt, according to an emailed press release sent Tuesday.The “first-of-its-kind”...

Tim Kilduff

Courtesy of Tim Kilduff May 3, 2021

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.

After meeting on Tinder, Oglesby and Bauer are learning to make long-distance work while in separate states.

Couple suggests communication, trust to make long distance work

Jennifer Lasik Reporter February 4, 2021

Lauryn Oglesby, a senior at Kent State University, sits in her apartment, waiting for the text from her boyfriend who lives over 100 miles away in Pittsburgh. “It’s been about six months and it does...

Student COVID Testing

Chris Ramos October 2, 2020

Students social distance as they wait in line for free COVID-19 tests at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement on Friday, Oct. 2. Select dorms on campus were picked to receive the free testing.  

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine passed an executive order Jan. 22 to reinstate funding after pandemic cuts.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive ahead of Trump visit

AP August 6, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump.The Republican governor's office said Thursday that he took...

Kent State offers emergency grants to assist students

Emily Walters Reporter April 22, 2020

Kent State University has started an emergency grant for students in need during this pandemic. Interim Dean of Students Taléa Drummer-Ferrell said, “We had people reaching out to us asking if they...

Update on Kent State diversity scholarships

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter September 28, 2019

Two hundred eight diversity scholarships are available at Kent State thanks to the work of a three person team.Even with FAFSA, school can be hard to afford. The College of Communication and Information...

OneStop flyer

FAFSA workshops at OneStop help students understand the application

Aaron McDade October 30, 2018

Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is an important part of the financial college process for students across the country, as many students depend on financial aid to pay for their...

FAFSA to arrive sooner than before

Nicholas Adkins September 25, 2016

Students are now able to file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, as early as Oct. 1 for the 2017-2018 school year.The change was made by President Barack Obama last September, and...

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