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I Chose Kent State for Undergrad and Grad — Here's Why

By Kent State Admissions Team on November 5, 2020 in Graduate Student Stories

You have so many options when it comes to where you choose to obtain a graduate degree, and we know that sometimes, it can be helpful to hear from someone who asked the hard questions and who made an informed decision about graduate-level study. 

For this reason, we spoke with Victoria Reynolds,...

Graduate Alumni Spotlight: Elizabeth Ponder Melick

By Laura Doncaster on October 23, 2020 in Graduate Student Stories

The Division of Graduate Studies at Kent State is proud of our alumni and their many accomplishments. This week for our #FlashBackFriday Alumni Spotlight, we're featuring alumna Elizabeth Ponder Melick!

Full-time Mom, Full-time Ph.D. Student — How This Mother Made It Work

By Lana Whitehead on June 18, 2020 in Graduate Student Stories, Graduate School Resources

Motherhood is filled with joys and challenges. For moms working towards a graduate degree, pursuing their dreams can introduce a whole new set of challenges as well as unexpected joys for those who are open to opportunities. 

Megan Odell-Scott is a full-time mom currently earning her Ph.D. in...

Advice for Success from a Solo-Mom Who’s Thriving in Graduate School

By Graduate Studies on May 20, 2020 in Graduate Student Stories, Graduate School Resources

Navigating a Ph.D. program can be challenging enough — but imagine trying to complete your doctoral degree, while your partner is in another country and you're trying to raise a child as well. 

It's definitely not a task for the faint of heart.