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Kent State University President Todd Diacon speaks to the audience during the groundbreaking ceremony.

Gateway Master Plan starts; Terrace Drive closed for year

September 1, 2022

Kent State began part one of its three-part plan which aims to add new buildings to campus while making the campus a more walkable place. The 10-year plan is known as the Kent Campus Gateway...

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State Board of Trustees voted to approve the renaming of the college and construction of the new building at its meeting on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.

Crawford Hall construction to begin, foster ‘first class’ learning

Ty Kohler, Campus Editor September 1, 2022

Kent State will be starting the construction of its new business building, Crawford Hall, in the upcoming weeks. It will be located alongside East Main Street between Midway and Terrace...

Terrace Hall will be torn down once fundraising for the new business building is complete. Kent State’s Gateway Masterplan is off to a slow started while the pandemic continues.

With efforts to raise funds for new business building, Terrace Hall’s demolition pauses

Liam Morrison Reporter September 21, 2021

Terrace Hall will not be torn down until the fundraising goal of $20 million is met for the new College of Business Administration building, as a part of Kent State’s 10-year Gateway Master Plan.President...

A sign posted inside of the Starbucks located on the corner of East Main Street and South Lincoln Street thanks Kent patrons for the incredible memories. The local Starbucks closed on July 26, 2021.

Kent State community saddened by closure of local Starbucks

Rachel Gross Reporter July 28, 2021

The Kent Starbucks café closed its doors Monday after almost 20 years in business.“Actually the worst thing to ever happen,” Gab Pedroza wrote in a Tweet. “This Starbucks literally got me through...

Department of Pan-African Studies to establish Center of African Studies effective Fall 2021

Nicole Lew Reporter July 7, 2021

The Department of Pan-African Studies will establish a new center aimed at focusing on contemporary African politics and current events. Effective fall 2021, the Center for African studies will complement...

Lacrosse losses 23-4 to Robert Morris

Jimmy Oswald Sports Reporter April 10, 2021

The Kent State lacrosse team scored the first goal Friday, but Robert Morris University would outscore the Flashes 23 to three the rest of the way, handing Kent a 23-4 victory on Friday.The Flashes are...

Capital Budget Infographic

Kent State receives roughly $23.25 million from state for maintenance, renovation projects

Emma Andrus Reporter February 5, 2021

Renovations to Kent State’s School of Fashion, one of several planned maintenance projects across its campuses, will soon be underway with funds from Senate Bill 310, signed into law by Ohio Gov. Mike...

The entrance of Williams Hall is showing signs of wear and tear due to the buildings age. Williams Hall was built in the late 1960s and has not been renovated since.

Versatile labs in future for science buildings

Haley Baker February 18, 2014

Kent State could receive $18.5 million in capital funding from the Ohio Higher Education Funding Commission to improve the science facilities. Kent is one of 150 improvement projects endorsed by the commission.“Our...

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