Birkhimer becomes a Kent State graduate

Erin Birkhimer graduates from Kent State University with a Master of Library and Information Science from the College of Communication and Information.

Birkhimer is among nearly 2800 students who received bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, associate and educational specialist degrees during Kent State’s 2015 Fall Commencement ceremony.

The university congratulates the Fall 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 a total enrollment of more than 41,000 students. 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. For more information about Kent State, visit