Community Impact

Priority #4
Community Impact

Serve as an innovative and engaged partner to meet community needs and enhance quality of life in the region and state.

As one of Ohio’s largest public universities, Kent State must engage its worldwide assets and relationships to contribute in significant ways to the growth and prosperity of the City of Kent, Northeast Ohio and the State. Actions and strategies pursued in this priority aim to enhance the level and volume of engagement with legislators and regional leaders and to better assess and communicate the story of the university’s contributions locally, regionally and beyond.



Feature Story

Partnership provides bicycles, clothing, food and furniture to Kent area needy

Workers from the Portage County non-profit organization Family and Community Services recently arrived at Kent State University’s Kent Campus to collect one of the most prized castoffs from university residence halls: bicycles.

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Family and Community Services Profile

Flashes in Action