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Josie Vano (left) with her husband Jeff Vano (middle), step-son Kyan (right) and daughter Nyx (bottom left). Josie and her family live in Mentor, Ohio.

Vano, mother of two, returns to Kent to receive bachelor’s degree

Luke Trupo, Reporter March 8, 2023

The current social norm for attending higher education happens right out of high school, without much transition time in between. Many college students are not able to attend school that early due to other...

The Career Closet welcoming sign on the bottom floor of the Womens Center in the Williamson House.

The Career Closet provides free professional attire for students, faculty and staff

Taylor Haydu, Reporter April 4, 2022

Graduate student Stephanie Newton successfully balances getting her master’s degree, raising her children and being a manager for University Culinary Services at the DI Dining Hub and at the George T....

StarAndia Johnson, StarAndia J. owner, speaking at All the CEO Ladies event Feb. 16.

Kent State graduate gives advice to starting a business at All the CEO Ladies event

Katherine Masko , Reporter February 17, 2022

Creating clothing dyes out of natural products, making fashion more sustainable and imposter syndrome in the business world were just a few of the topics discussed at the virtual All the CEO Ladies...

LaunchNET program looks to uplift Black women in business

Reegan Saunders Reporter December 9, 2021

LaunchNET is working to create new opportunities for Black women on campus. Founded by Tabitha Messmore, assistant director of LaunchNET at Kent S­­tate, and Alicia Robinson, former assistant director...

Senior defender Tianna Harris kicks the ball during the Kent State soccer teams 0-0 tie against Ohio University on Thursday Oct. 28. in Athens, Ohio. 

0-0 tie with Ohio drops KSU soccer team to third in MAC going into league tournament

Cole Oswald Reporter October 28, 2021

Kent State and Ohio’s soccer teams went into their game Thursday tied for first place in the Mid-American Conference. By the end of the day, neither team was in first. Kent State fought through two...

Jenna Miley prints a design on a cotton bag at the United Print Alliance booth during the Kent Creativity Festival on the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade. Sept. 28, 2019.

Creativity Festival brings community together

The Kent State University College of the Arts hosted its Creativity Festival on Saturday for the first time in two years. The festival, which was scheduled for the same time as the open-carry walk last...

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