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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Valoree Vargo is the Vice President of the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement and the CEO of the Kent State Foundation.

Kent State raises over $6 million for students

Berkeley Chadwick Reporter February 6, 2022

Over $6 million in scholarships was given to students after an “unprecedented” year of fundraising for the Kent State Foundation.Attaining a degree is costly but the foundation has a plan to help;...

The pandemic halted the study abroad experience for international relations students, but educational travel slowly makes a come back.

Studying abroad slowly makes it way back to international relations students

Alexus Rayzer Reporter November 4, 2021

While study abroad programs are encouraged within the international relations major, students can immerse themselves within new cultures, learning new traditions, customs and people to better understand...

WKSU is Kent State Universitys NPR-affiliated radio station. The Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the merger of WKSU with Clevelands Ideastream following its upcoming meeting Wednesday. 

Kent State trustees expected to vote on WKSU ‘merger’ with Ideastream next week

Emma Andrus Reporter Lyndsey Brennan Reporter, The Portager September 9, 2021

UPDATE: The agenda for tomorrow’s Kent State Board of Trustees meeting confirms the board will vote on whether to transfer management of WKSU, Kent State’s NPR-affiliated station, to Cleveland’s...

9/11 BLM Protest

Savannah Monks September 11, 2020

Dr. Geraldine Nelson, president of the Portage County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), speaks about the changes that have taken place in Portage County due to the Black...

Kent State University Library on Kent campus. 

Kent State University Library: What to expect from the tallest building in Portage County this fall

Ciana WhiteReporter July 2, 2020

The University Library is a staple on Kent State’s main campus. With the coronavirus pandemic still leering over our heads, some places are still closed. However, the library will be reopening for the...

The bowling alley located underneath Eastway Dining Hall was announced to be closed for the year. 

Eastway bowling alley closes due to low participation

Kent State Student Services and Dining Services decided over the summer to close the bowling alley in Eastway because of low participation, said Gary Goldberg, assistant vice president of Student Services.Goldberg...

Talent Acquisition Leaders from Crossroads of Mentor, Ohio made an appearance at the 2019 Kent State career and internship fair. “Our CEO is passionate and is locked into the mission,” said Kenyon Mau (left) on why he loved working for the company.

Career fair offers jobs, internships for students

Fall Internships, Co-op and Career Fair prepared students for workforce opportunities through networking, free headshot photos and a refresh and impress station.The Career Exploration and Development event...

The Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Kent State University announced the appointment of Louise Valentine as its new director. Valentine will hold the Peg’s Foundation Endowed Leadership Chair. She most recently served as professor and chair of design at the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Scotland, U.K.

Kent State announces new director of School of Fashion Design and Merchandising

Kent State announced Louise Valentine as the new director of the Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising. Valentine, an applied design researcher, recently served...

New Academic Center takes off at Kent State Airport

Nick Lavrisiuk and Erin Simonek September 7, 2019

New Academic Center opens at Kent State AirportFedEx Aeronautics Academic Center takes off at the Kent State Airport from Erin Simonek on Vimeo.Kent State’s new aeronautics facility is officially open...

Pilots return to their friends and family after an air show at the Kent State FedEx Aeronautics Academic Center grand opening on Sept. 6, 2019. 

New Academic Center takes off at Kent State Airport

Nick Lavrisiuk and Erin Simonek September 7, 2019

New Academic Center opens at Kent State AirportFedEx Aeronautics Academic Center takes off at the Kent State Airport from Erin Simonek on Vimeo.Kent State’s new aeronautics facility is officially open...

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