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Giving Tuesday campaign raises $3.6 million for Kent State

Anthony Zacharyasz, Staff Reporter December 1, 2022

Kent State University’s Giving Tuesday campaign concluded its eighth year of the month-long celebration highlighting philanthropy work with a total amount of $3.6 million raised. Generally Giving...

Kent State raises money for campus programs through Giving Tuesday initiative

November 29, 2022

Giving Tuesday is always celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and Kent State celebrates in a big way. TV2 reporter Matt Mergen interviewed Leigh Greenfelder from the Division of Philanthropy and...

Athletic department’s ‘fundraising arm’ raises most funds in five years

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

The Golden Flashes Club, the athletic department’s annual donors, raised its highest amount of money since 2017 in its first full year after the COVID-19 pandemic. The group’s 2,300 donors, who...

Vice President for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement Valoree Vargo presented information relating to university philanthropy and finances at the External Relations and Philanthropy committee meeting Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. The university received over $10.7 million in donations for the new Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship. 

External Relations and Philanthropy committee receives over $10.7 million in donations for board approval

Alexandra Golden Reporter December 10, 2021

Kent State University received over $10.7 million in donations for the new Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship at the External Relations and Philanthropy committee meeting Friday. Ambassador...

Valoree Vargo will serve as Kent States vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement starting on Sept. 1 and as the executive director of the Kent State University Foundation following the appointment of its board of directors. April 31, 2021.

University announces annual ‘Giving Tuesdays’ fundraiser

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor November 1, 2021

Kent State University announced Monday its annual 'Giving Tuesdays' campaign that will take place throughout the month of November. The initiative, which is in its eighth year, has raised almost $7 million...

Sarah Malcolm is the director of international partnerships, marketing and Communication at Kent State University

Kent State drives international enrollment through exchange program with Brazilian university

Halena Sepulveda Reporter October 28, 2021

Kent State partnered with the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR) in 2018 to create The American Academy program that aimed to push international enrollment and boost a relationship between...

William (Bill) Ayres is a tenured political science professor and former vice provost of academic affairs at the University of Toledo.

University selects candidates for associate provost position

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 16, 2021

Two candidates were selected to move on to the next phase of the selection process for the position of associate provost for Academic Affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies.One candidate...

Kent State Emergency Fund helps students through uncertainty of pandemic

Ben Vrobel Administration reporter September 28, 2020

Students in financial trouble have been receiving money from Kent State’s Emergency Grant Fund, giving them a chance to succeed through the coronavirus pandemic.The fund started in April when the coronavirus...

Kent State gives back on Giving Tuesday

Patricia Battle December 2, 2018

Kent State receieved more than $1,030,000 worth of donations on Giving Tuesday, a national event where people are encouraged to give back to their community. Kent State president Beverly Warren called...

Kent State raises more than $250K on Giving Tuesday

Ian Flickinger December 2, 2015

Kent State received more than 700 gifts totaling $252,000 on Giving Tuesday, surpassing last year’s total of $40,000.President Beverly Warren challenged students, alumni, faculty and other members of...

EMS responds to shooting at Colorado Planned Parenthood

Suspect in the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado on Friday to stand trial today

TV2, Kiana Duncan, Angelo Angel November 30, 2015

Monday's FlashCast features TV2's Kiana Duncan and Angelo Angel discussing the mass-shooting at Planned Parenthood in Colorado as well as Kent State President Beverly Warren's planned contribution for...

FLASHanthropy to participate in Giving Tuesday

Erin Zaranec November 24, 2015

Kent State’s student philanthropic student group, FLASHanthropy, will participate in Giving Tuesday on Dec. 1.FLASHanthropy will be hosting interactive events to encourage students to give back to Kent...

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