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Mississippi Rebels and Xavier Musketeers players run by the NCAA logo at mid-court.

Supreme Court rules against NCAA, opening door to significant increase in compensation for student athletes

(CNN) -- A unanimous Supreme Court said on Monday that student athletes could receive education-related payments, in a case that could reshape college sports by allowing more money from a billion-dollar...

Kathy Dwinnells is an Associate Professor at Kent State Trumbull and a Trumbull BSN Coordinator. 

Nursing students at regional campuses provided with numerous scholarship opportunities

Olivia Futo Reporter April 21, 2021

The Kent State Nursing program at regional campuses receive thousands of dollars in scholarships each year to assist the diverse group of student nurses in completing their degrees.The nursing program...

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Drew Angerer January 27, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 25: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks after signing an executive order related to American manufacturing in the South Court Auditorium of the White House complex on January 25, 2021...

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Dr. Rachel Levine to serve as Assistant Secretary for Health at the United States Department of Health and Human Services who will be the first transgender federal official to be confirmed by the US Senate. Dr. Levine currently serves as Secretary of Health for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is leading the state’s public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Biden announces Rachel Levine as pick for assistant secretary at HHS, would be first transgender Senate-confirmed federal official

Chandelis Duster, CNN January 19, 2021

(CNN) -- President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Dr. Rachel Levine to serve as assistant health secretary, and she would make history as the first out, transgender federal official to be confirmed by the...

Sophomore Riley Danielson does a split in mid-air on the balance beam at the annual pink meet against Bowling Green, the College at Rockport and Ursinus College at the M.A.C. Center on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

Gymnastics seeks to continue momentum from lost season

Sean Blevins Sports reporter December 7, 2020

A few weeks ago, the Kent State gymnastics team practiced with only two of its 22 players due to so many players being quarantined for short periods of time because of contact tracing. The team has not...

Melody Tankersley is the senior vice president and provost at Kent State University.

Senior vice president, provost candidate Melody Tankersley gives presentation

Megan McSweeney Reporter October 17, 2020

Interim Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., says Kent State is the perfect university.“I love the core values of kindness, respect and purpose in all we do," Tankersley said....

Graduate application fee waived

Graduate application fees waived for first time

Rachel Karas February 8, 2019

Kent State is offering a fee waiver on graduate program applications for the first time ever over the week of Feb. 10.The fee waiver covers master’s, doctoral, education specialist, certificate, non-degree,...

The sign outside the One Stop office on the first floor of the Library on Sep. 1, 2017.

Embattled One Stop service faces student criticism

Laina Yost October 8, 2017

After a tumultuous start to the beginning of the semester, One Stop for Student Services is looking to make improvements following student complaints about wait times and poor service.The new system, which...

The first floor of the library is under construction as a part of the One Stop project on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. 

University Library to unveil One Stop in June

Paige Brown February 24, 2017

The University Library will welcome the bursars, registrars and financial aid offices into a singular location this summer in an effort to give students easier access.One Stop is the name of the service...

Where the candidates stand on issues pertaining to students

Matt Poe March 9, 2016

Presidential candidates have a wide range of issues and policies to address. Many of them will have a great impact on millennials and college students. Jobs, student debt, gun rights and health care access...

Guest column: We should make “going to college” like hiring a contractor

Stuart M. Butler, Los Angeles Times November 22, 2015

With a bachelor's degree now being the must-have job credential, pressure is mounting to find ways to make college more affordable.Most proposals to improve access for low-income students focus on tweaking...

Financial Aid offers insight on scholarships and where to find them

Maggie Wachtel November 13, 2015

Senior Associate Director of Student Financial Aid Anissa Strickland spoke to Kent State students Friday about how to apply for scholarships as well as where to find them.  Strickland said the financial...

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