New and Familiar Faces
New and Familiar Faces
Meet new face Steve Finley, Manager, Mail Services
Meet familiar face Melissa Crites, Enrollment Management and Student Services Advisor, Kent State University at Tuscarawas
Job Description:Oversee the total management of incoming, outgoing and inter-campus mail for the Kent Campus.
Worked at KSU since:April 2010
Employment Prior to Kent State University:I have more than 25 years sales, service and management experience in printing and mailing
Likes Most About Kent State University:Friendly people, great university and, of course, the black squirrels
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:It has been recognized as one of the best places to work for several years. Stability of employment, ability to share and use my knowledge and talents
Resides in:Fairlawn, Ohio
Hometown:Charleston, W. Va.
Education:Bachelor of Arts, psychology, The University of Akron
Hobbies:Sports on TV, yard work and home maintenance, time with family, including enjoying being a new grandpa
Melissa CritesEnrollment Management and Student Services Advisor
Kent State University at Tuscarawas
Job Description:I recruit students by visiting local high schools, planning and presenting at recruiting events on campus and participating in college and career fairs. I also advise students who are enrolled in a wide variety of majors and coordinate the campus' post-secondary enrollment options and Honors programs.
Worked at KSU since:January 2000
Employment Prior to Kent State University:Reference librarian, Tuscarawas County Public Library
Likes Most About Kent State University:The students! I enjoy the diverse group of students with which I work on a daily basis and appreciate the opportunity to help them as they enter the university, engage in self-discovery, learn to understand the university, and make plans for graduation and the future.Â
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:I enjoy working for a major public university and experiencing the benefits of such while being part of the close-knit and friendly Kent State University at Tuscarawas community. I also enjoy the variety I experience from day to day since my job requires "wearing many hats."
Resides in:New Philadelphia, OhioÃ‚Â
Education:Master of Arts, industrial/organizational psychology, The University of Akron
Bachelor of Arts, psychology, Kent State University