The tragic events of May 4, 1970, had a profound impact on Kent State University, the nation and the world. The university's national leadership role in promoting nonviolence and other democratic values extends to 1971.The center has since been renamed the School of Peace and Conflict Studies.
To be a community of change agents whose collective commitment to learning sparks epic thinking, meaningful voice and invaluable outcomes to better our society.
We transform lives and communities through the power of discovery, learning and creative expression in an inclusive environment.
Our five research strategic institutes/initiatives in Brain Health, Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystals, Environmental Science and Design, Healthy Communities, and Global Understanding build upon the existing strengths among individual researchers and disciplines and unite scholars from diverse backgrounds to pursue current and pressing societal challenges from unique perspectives.
Kent State Geauga and the Regional Academic Center Career Services can help by providing valuable information, advice, and resources about choosing a major and finding a job.Exploratory or undecided-major students are encouraged to visit a career advisor for assistance in choosing a career before they are blocked from class registration by the 45-Hour Credit Policy.
Located on 180 acres in New Philadelphia, Kent State Tuscarawas boasts a vibrant and friendly atmosphere with over 2100 students served through credit programming and another 4500 individuals served through non-credit courses offered by the Office of Business and Community Services.
The Department of Recreational Services at Kent State University offers varying levels of competitive sports for a range of people. Students, faculty/staff and their spouses are eligible for Intramural Sports. Intramural registration is available for teams and free agents. Games are typically once a week, with a championship game to determine each section's winners (and owners of the coveted Intramural Champion T-Shirt!). Intramural sport offerings change each semester.
Kent State University currently has over eighty programs that have sought specialized accreditation through various agencies. For additional information about Kent State University’s accredited programs, read more about specialized accreditation.