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Kent State University

Kent State University is an institution of higher learning located in Kent, Ohio, which is 20 minutes from Cleveland. Regional campuses include Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga[?], Salem, Stark, Trumbull[?] and Tuscarawas.

The school's sports teams are called the Golden Flashes. They compete in the NCAA's Division I-A, and the Mid-American Conference.

The university is best known, outside Ohio, for a single event: The Kent State massacre, when four students were shot by the National Guard on May 4, 1970. A photograph of a 14-year-old runaway girl, kneeling over one of the bodies as she cried, is one of the most enduring images of the event, and it won a Pulitzer Prize for photographer John Filo.

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