"My experience at Kent State has been a little more welcoming due to the support and guidance provided through the Diversity Outreach and Development Office."
- Halle Saxon, Freshman (Early Childhood)
"I think I made the greatest decision for my future by choosing Kent State University. I receive endless support for my major from Diversity Outreach that propels me toward excellence!"
- Tim Williams, Freshman (Integrated Social Studies)
"The Office of Diversity Outreach has helped me to become more academically responsible. During the times that I have come into the office; I feel that I really got the assistance I needed each time to improve myself as a student. This office also helped to make me feel more secure on this campus as a minority student and has helped me improve as a student and a person."
- Sadar Muhammad, Junior (Integrated Social Studies – Secondary Education)
"The Diversity Outreach and Development office has facilitated my transition from a struggling Senior to an on track Senior; by supporting me in pursuing my academic goals immensely; via financial assistance as well as mentoring and advising sessions. I cannot thank them enough! The staff have provided me with invaluable resources that I can personally utilize as well as pass on to my peers. I am forever grateful!"
- Lametris Joiner, Senior (Human Development and Family Studies)
"The diversity outreach and development office has exposed me to various opportunities within my major that could enhance my future."
- Cristin Williams, Junior (Math & Language Arts - Middle Childhood Education)
"I would like to say how incredibly thankful I am for the Office of Diversity within the College of Education, Health and Human Services! They made a dream come true for me that I did not even know that I had by supporting me financially to study abroad in Florence, Italy for the summer semester. Without the support from them, studying abroad in Italy would have been a distant wish that was never granted."
- Charity Payten, Junior (Science & Language Arts - Middle Childhood Education)