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Alumnus Lives His Dream of Making Movies

Alumnus Lives His Dream of Making Movies

“If you want to make movies: experiment, write and shoot movies. Having something to say, having an imagination and the ambition to do it is really all that is required.”

Vincent Defebo, ’03, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in electronic media production, believes that if you set your mind to your goals, you can accomplish anything. 
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One Stop for Student Services Helps Alumni

One Stop for Student Services Helps Alumni

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the opening of the One Stop for Student Services on June 5 (Kent Campus). 
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Alumni and Friends Enjoy Giving Back at 9th Annual Alumni Day of Service

Alumni and Friends Enjoy Giving Back at 9th Annual Alumni Day of Service

On April 29, Kent State alumni and friends came together and sorted over  20,000 pounds of food to feed those in need, landscaped and cleaned property grounds at a shelter, sorted books for kids, transformed zoo grounds and so much more.
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Young Alumni Career Spotlight - John Pippin, '04

Young Alumni Career Spotlight - John Pippin, '04

After spending close to 10 years in corporate America, John traded in the shirt and tie for an apron and hair/beard net. In the Fall of 2013, John and his wife Shelley, created Brewnuts, soon to be the country's first donut bar serving craft-beer based donuts.
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Alumni Association Establishes Two New Alumni Chapters

Alumni Association Establishes Two New Alumni Chapters

Do you live in Arizona or San Francisco? The alumni association is excited to announce the addition of two new alumni chapters in those areas.
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Kent State Alumna Competes for $1 Million on “The Amazing Race”

Kent State Alumna Competes for $1 Million on “The Amazing Race”

She double majored in criminal justice and psychology at Kent State University, played on the university’s women’s basketball team on a full-ride scholarship, and now Jessica Shields, '11, is taking her skills and competitive drive to “The Amazing Race” on CBS.
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Sign Up Now for Text Messages About Upcoming Alumni Events

Sign Up Now for Text Messages About Upcoming Alumni Events

Stay in the know about upcoming events sponsored by the Kent State Alumni Association. Sign up now to receive Kent State Alumni Alerts and you can get event updates, contest notifications, exclusive offers and more. Text ALUMNI to 33733 to join today.
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Read About Some of Our Successful Alumni

Read About Some of Our Successful Alumni

We have many successful alumni and nothing makes us prouder than being able to talk about them. Read about some of their stories. 
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Be the First to Hear About Alumni Travel Opportunities

Be the First to Hear About Alumni Travel Opportunities

Interested in taking a nice long vacation in the future? With the Alumni Association’s Travel and Learn program, your most exotic vacation fantasies can become a reality.
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Connect with Students Through Mentoring in a Flash

Connect with Students Through Mentoring in a Flash

Share your professional experiences with current Kent State students and help prepare them for life beyond KSU. 
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Sign Up Now for Text Messages About Upcoming Senior Events

Sign Up Now for Text Messages About Upcoming Senior Events

Stay in the know about upcoming senior events sponsored by the Kent State Alumni Association with text messages! Sign up now to receive Kent State Alumni Alerts and you can get event updates, contest notifications, exclusive offers and more.
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Kent State Biology Professor Brings Passion to the Classroom

Kent State Biology Professor Brings Passion to the Classroom

Some professors excel by giving students the most up-to-date information. Some excel by genuinely caring about students’ success and by keeping classes interesting. Some excel at all three like Colleen Novak, associate professor of biological sciences.
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Kent State Student Joins Alumni Family at 19-Years-Old

Kent State Student Joins Alumni Family at 19-Years-Old

When Chantel Owens, ’17, first stepped foot on Kent State’s campus she was only 16-years-old. 
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