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Kent State University

Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, is among the largest universities in the United States. It is ranked in the first-tier in the Best National Universities category with its inclusion in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report.

Kent State is ranked among the nation’s 74 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Kent State has more than 200,000 alumni worldwide, representing all 50 states in the United States and more than 100 countries.

The Pulitzer Center partners with the School of Communication Studies and the Gerald H. Read Center for International and Intercultural Education to bring journalists to campus – whether in person or via skype connections.

The School of Communication Studies offers bachelor's and master's degrees and participates in a college-wide doctoral degree program with majors in global, health, organizational, public, interpersonal and applied communication. The school is nationally recognized for its scholarship and our students have received national recognition for their academic and professional accomplishments. The school has been recognized as Ohio's distinguished program in communication by the Ohio Communication Association of Ohio.

The Gerald H. Read Center for International and Intercultural Education serves as an international and intercultural resource for students and faculty of the College and Graduate School of Education, Health and Human Services and to the greater Kent and world community. The Read Center’s mission is to promote actively international and intercultural activities that will broaden intellectual perspectives, and, thereby, foster deeper ethical and humanitarian values while establishing person-to-person relationships that span international borders. Through the Read Center, the Pulitzer Center has connected with educators K-12 across the state of Ohio.

Dan Grossman Speaks at Kent State Climate Change Forum

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 6:30PM
Kent, OH
United States
Daniel Grossman, Rebecca Kaplan

Pulitzer Center grantee shares his reporting from around the globe including his latest project: “Laboratory Earth,” a look at how changes in tropical jungles could determine our future.


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Malia Politzer Speaks at Kent State Global Issues Forum

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 6:30PM
Kent, OH
United States
Malia Politzer, Rebecca Kaplan

Pulitzer Center-supported journalist presents her award-winning reporting on the "21st century gold rush," which shows how the biggest refugee crisis has been profitable for criminals. 

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