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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State Rwanda community benefit company to begin operations by fall 2022

Vivien Starcher, Reporter June 18, 2022

On May 25, the Board of Trustees approved the establishment of community benefit company offices to be located in Rwanda, Africa. Now, the Office of Global Education said the company will be operational...

The Indonesian team serves up food during the International Cook-off on Feb. 16, 2022.

The International Cook-off returns for first time since 2019

Jesse Khalil Reporter February 17, 2022

Team Indonesia takes first place and the People’s Choice award at the first International Cook-off since 2019.Members Noor Agustina (Captain), Susi Rakhmawati, Oktavuiani Hidayah, Ikhasan Darmawan and...

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...

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...

Forever Brighter funds will be used for scholarships, research funding and building expansion

Megan Becker Assigning Editor October 7, 2021

The $350 million Forever Brighter fundraising campaign will be used to prioritize student success, expand university initiatives and build the future.Kent State University announced the $350 million fundraising...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kent State’s American Academy grows, first cohort to graduate in 2020

Wyatt Loy Beat reporter January 28, 2020

This May will mark two years since the founding of the American Academy in Brazil, a two-year degree program that allows Brazilian students to get an associate degree from Kent State without leaving their...

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