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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...

New Kent State transfer students socialize at the Transfer Advisory Council reception on Jan. 14, 2020. Photo courtesy of Student Success Programs.

Commuting adds to socialization difficulties for transfer students

Kelsey Paulus Reporter February 2, 2020

When freshmen come to college, they are thrown into a pool of endless socialization and the opportunity to meet new people. When students transfer to a new school, they often miss out on early opportunities...

Katie Kintop, a junior marketing major, transferred to Kent State from the University of Akron.

In the midst of enrollment decline, Kent State looks for transfer students to fill the gaps

Morgan Hallam September 30, 2018

Faced with a declining number of Ohio high school graduates, Kent State is pursuing more transfer students by working with community colleges in the area, creating new scholarships, advertising out of...

Jenna Evan (right), a junior early childhood education major, and Jaime Sammons, a sophomore integrated langauge arts major, pose for a picture before Kent State’s Homecoming football game Oct. 14.

A look into transfer students’ experiences

Devon Recktenwald December 7, 2017

Finding the right university can be difficult.While some students fall in love with a school seconds after stepping onto campus, others require time, information and numerous tours to make a decision....

Kent State Mid-fielder Mason Mamarello tosses a ball to himself while waiting for practice to start. Mason started playing for Kent State after Akron University shut down its baseball program earlier this summer.

Former Akron baseball transfers adjust to Kent State life

Rachel Duthie September 27, 2015

Mason Mamarella was playing baseball underneath the piercing rays of California summertime, when he received an email that would suddenly turn his life upside down. “Coach sent out an email (to everyone...

Transfer student illustration

Freshmen all over again

Joy TaMar Moorer September 16, 2014

For any high school graduate, going to college is usually the next step — and the thought of being a freshman again could be appealing. There is a sense of independence, nervousness and self-discovery....

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