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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State University launches new scholarship match portal  

Alexandra Golden, Assigning Editor March 7, 2022

Kent State University launched ScholarshipUniverse, a search portal with more than 240 Kent State scholarships and 6,000 external scholarships, according to a Monday Flashline announcement.  Students...

Kathy Dwinnells is an Associate Professor at Kent State Trumbull and a Trumbull BSN Coordinator. 

Nursing students at regional campuses provided with numerous scholarship opportunities

Olivia Futo Reporter April 21, 2021

The Kent State Nursing program at regional campuses receive thousands of dollars in scholarships each year to assist the diverse group of student nurses in completing their degrees.The nursing program...

William (Bill) Ayres is a tenured political science professor and former vice provost of academic affairs at the University of Toledo.

University selects candidates for associate provost position

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 16, 2021

Two candidates were selected to move on to the next phase of the selection process for the position of associate provost for Academic Affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies.One candidate...

Gabe Mulé took a gap semester in the fall because of COVID-19.

Taking a gap year during a pandemic

Ethan Cohen Reporter March 11, 2021

With COVID-19 bringing staggering changes to college life, some students decided to take time away from their studies.The cost of remote classes and students’ feelings toward the effectiveness of online...

Jackson State University, one of the 107 HBCUs across the country.

Black students compare experiences at HBCUs, Kent State University

Chris Bright Reporter March 4, 2021

Only 107 of the 4,298 universities in the U.S. are currently classified as a historically Black college or university — an HBCU. This makes deciding on a predominantly white institution, such as Kent...

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...

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...

Plaques with all the donors of scholarship’s names hang on the second floor of Rockwell Hall, the fashion building.

10 scholarships for students studying fashion design or merchandising

Hailey Phillips Reporter March 16, 2020

The Fashion School at Kent State awards scholarships to students of all class ranks studying fashion design and fashion merchandising each year. The deadline to apply for scholarships is in January, but...

Camryn Calderwood. 

Students learn collaboration skills, May 4 history through Common Reading Experience assignment

Camryn Calderwood always felt the summer reading assignments she has done were just busy work. Calderwood is a sophomore fashion merchandising major and recently came to Kent State, but the summer reading...

New Transfer Scholarship Program Helps Enhance the Transfer Student Experience at Kent State

Mimi Freeman Reporter February 11, 2020

Kent State has enhanced its scholarship program for transfer students through the Academic Transfer Award. The Academic Transfer Award, formerly known as Transfer2Kent scholarship, will award qualifying...

Freshman exploratory major Johnell Parnell received the Steve Harvey Scholarship Award. Parnell is one of eight recipients.

Steve Harvey scholarship recipients navigate freshman year

Freshman year of college is an exciting and memorable time for any student. For eight incoming freshmen who received full scholarships to attend Kent State, freshman year has been even more special. The...

KSU updates out-of-state scholarships

Zaria Johnson, Assigning Editor January 20, 2020

Out-of-state scholarship programs are being redesigned to provide incoming students with a clear understanding of the awards they receive.Scholarships for out of state students will all be combined, and...

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