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A group of international students enjoy themselves at ISCs second meeting in the Student Center on Sept. 1, 2023.

International Student Council announces plans of events to guide international students organizations

Yui Kaichi , Reporter September 3, 2023

The International Student Council, a student organization working to promote the interest of foreign cultures, discussed its plans for events focused on assisting other international students at its second...

Sixth annual world poetry reading hosted by Kent State’s Wick Poetry center

Nuried Hurtado, TV2 Reporter March 22, 2023

The Wick Poetry center hosted their sixth annual "World Poetry Reading" on Tuesday to celebrate World Poetry Day. Many international students, faculty and staff took the stage and read different poems...

International Talent and Fashion Show highlights international students’ cultures, passions

Ashley Caudill , Reporter March 11, 2023

Every spring the Office of International Student Affairs collaborates with the International Student Council and Undergraduate Student Government to put on the International Talent and Fashion Show. The...

More information regarding travel restrictions. 

Plans for international students in the fall

Alexandra Golden Reporter May 14, 2021

KSU is preparing for international students during the fall 2021 semester to make them feel prepared and welcomed. “We are planning to have new international students here in the fall. We are planning...

A park in Guangzhou, the third-largest city in China.

International students living through the pandemic

Camryn Kocher Reporter April 20, 2021

International students at Kent are dealing with isolation while students outside of the U.S. have to tackle the time difference and navigating online classes from home.Freya Fu came to the United States...

Graphic: Grad Program Enrollment

Aeronautics, architecture graduate programs see large increases in graduate program enrollment

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 6, 2021

With the university releasing spring 2021 enrollment numbers, the colleges at Kent State review what this means for them within their graduate programs. The College of Aeronautics & Engineering and...

Tuan Kiet Trinh, a biochemistry and pre-pharmacy sophomore from Vietnam stands inside the Integrated Sciences Building where he conducts daily research and visits with other international friends. International students have experienced added stress during the pandemic and have learned to adapt after sudden isolation.

International students adapt to isolation during the pandemic

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 24, 2021

Celebrating the Chinese New Year alone in his quiet apartment was not what international student Tuan Kiet Trinh had anticipated for his sophomore year at Kent State. Cooking traditional Vietnamese food...

Brigitta Hanzely (left) stands with Stephen Hanzely (right) for a photo on Kent State’s Kent campus in the spring of 1961.

International students offered financial aid through Kent State alumni scholarship

Zoë Blank Reporter February 14, 2021

An alumni couple is giving back to Kent State through an international student scholarship to honor international student advocates and mentors.The Dr. W. Leslie Garnett International Student Scholarship...

International student Surya Suresh walks past Terrace Hall where the Office of Global Education temporarily has its department. International recruitment and admissions makes efforts to admit new students during the pandemic.

Recruitment, admissions process for international students picks back up for future semesters

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 7, 2021

As one of his first acts as president, Joe Biden signed an executive order to revoke the travel ban from several Muslim countries.Nonimmigrant students come from 120 countries to study at Kent State and...

Caroline Henneman tweeted on March 10, letting students in need know to contact her for rides to the grocery store and other help locating food resources during this time. 

Flashes take care of Flashes: students helping students in a time of need

The COVID-19 outbreak has been spreading rapidly and affecting the lives of many people in its path. With event cancellations, public buildings closing, quarantines and social distancing being the hot...

Kent State considers applicants for #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship for international students

Mimi Freeman Reporter February 12, 2020

In response to President Trump’s initial travel ban ordered in January of 2017, Kent State enacted the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship following a viral social media campaign encouraging international...

Graduate assistant and Chinese representative Aierken Subinuer (far left) at the Coming Together event in White Hall asks panelists about their dating life and cultural traditions in dating back home on Thursday.

Students learn about multicultural relationships at second Coming Together event

Jack Thompson February 14, 2019

The Center for International and Intercultural Education hosted a Valentine’s Day event as part of the Coming Together series to bring Chinese and Nigerian cultures together to share their practices...

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