Summer 2015 Kent State Graduates


KENT, OH — Kent State University awarded nearly 1,700 degrees, with more than 350 accompanying institutional honors, and including 833 bachelor’s degrees, 414 master’s degrees, 65 doctoral degrees, 344 associate degrees and 16 educational specialist degrees during during the 2015 Summer Commencement ceremony.

Heather Barhorst of Anna, OH graduates from Kent State University with a Master of Arts from the College of Education, Health and Human Services.

The university congratulates the Class of 2015 and welcomes them into its illustrious family of more than 227,000 alumni worldwide.

An economic impact study showed that Kent State alumni in Northeast Ohio generated $1.6 billion annually in higher workforce earnings and increased productivity for employers that hire them.

Kent State University, one of the nation’s largest regional campus systems and Ohio’s third largest public university, continues to do what matters — educate and graduate students!

Kent State University is Northeast Ohio’s leading public research university with more than 41,000 students. The university’s eight-campus system is among the largest regional systems in the country. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development – locally and internationally – as one of the premier Ohio universities. The university is ranked among the nation’s 74 public high-research universities and among the top 76 in community engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information about Kent State, visit