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Junior fashion merchandising major Katelyn Pepper is pied by her sorority sister, senior early childhood education major Rachel Siemer.

Kent State sorority invites community to “Pie-A-Tri”

Julianna Garganta, Reporter April 6, 2022

Despite the cold of a spring day, the members of Tri Sigma stood outside, faces ready to be hit by a cool pie in a tin, to raise money in support of March of Dimes and the Tri Sigma Foundation April 4. March...

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...

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...

Danielle Hupp (far left) and Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement staff members pose with Flash for a photo to encourage people to participate in the Flashes Give Back Week. (File photo from 2019) 

Kent State alumni, community can “join in, give back and say thanks” during Flashes Give Back Week

Zoë Blank Reporter April 3, 2021

Philanthropy Week and Alumni Day of Service have merged to unite Golden Flashes during the first annual Flashes Give Back Week.  The Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement is using Flashes Give...

OPINION: Until leaders dismantle their own violent systems, we’ll keep burying hazing victims

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer April 3, 2021

Some fraternities are dangerous places that harbor dangerous people. This isn’t a preposterous or malicious assertion. It is a fact.We were reminded of it again last month when 20-year-old BGSU sophomore...

The Board of Trustees approved the Anti-Racism and Equity Institute in a Zoom meeting Wednesday. Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented the proposal at the Academic Excellence and Student Success Committee meeting March 4.

Board of Trustees approves Anti-Racism and Equity Institute, amid the racial climate

Kelly Krabill Reporter March 10, 2021

The university’s plan to establish diversity will be the new focus of an institution approved by the Board of Trustees in a Zoom meeting Wednesday.The Anti-Racism and Equity Institute will host faculty,...

Joshua Fine (center) poses for a picture at the the Kent State PhoneCenter in 2019.

Students connect with alumni through PhoneCenter even during coronavirus pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter March 3, 2021

Student callers are raising money and building relationships with alumni and student peers from home with the Kent State PhoneCenter.The PhoneCenter is a branch of the Annual Fund which promotes the university...

Kent State’s online class transition made easier with Blackboard

Kim Fisher Technology reporter October 11, 2020

Classes moving from in-person to online is hard enough, but finding an operating system capable of handling the switch adds more pressure. Kent State already had an operating system that was ready to go...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine passed an executive order Jan. 22 to reinstate funding after pandemic cuts.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive ahead of Trump visit

AP August 6, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump.The Republican governor's office said Thursday that he took...

Greek Life creates 5k race to honor deceased member

Gabby Lavere April 12, 2016

Delta Gamma recently teamed up with Phi Delta Theta for the Anchor's Aweigh 5K to raise money for its new scholarship in honor of their late sister Ali Fuhrman.The 5K will take place on May 8 at 9:00...

Kent State students dance during the KSU Flash-A-Thon at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday, April 2, 2016.

Flash-A-Thon raises money for Akron Children’s Hospital

Angelo Angel April 3, 2016

The KSU Flash-A-Thon hosted its annual non-profit philanthropic event at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday, raising more than $31,000. The Flash-A-Thon is a 12-hour dance marathon...

A drag queen preforms at Green with envy, a drag show put on by the Delta Lamda Phi fraternity. The show was held in the KIVA to raise money for the LGBTQ community scholarships. March 2 2015.

Delta Lambda Phi to host Green with Envy

Angelo Angel March 6, 2016

Kent State’s Delta Lambda Phi will host its annual “Green with Envy” drag show on Tuesday in the Kiva.The event consists of a drag show where attendees can donate to their favorite performers who...

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