New and Familiar Faces
New and Familiar Faces
Meet new face Susan Rossi, Assistant Dean, Kent State University at East Liverpool
Meet familiar face Thomas Jefferson, Assistant Director, Upward Bound Classic Program, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Susan RossiAssistant Dean
Kent State University at East Liverpool
Job Description:Assist in the administration of Kent State East Liverpool
Worked at KSU since:January 2010
Employment Prior to Kent State University:Dean of Business, Engineering and Information Technologies/Humanities and Social Sciences, Eastern Gateway Community College Youngstown State University and Ursuline College
Likes Most About Kent State University:The mission, vision and values and the people who make it happen.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:Who would not want to work for one of the 99 Great Work Places in Northeast Ohio?
Resides in:Salem, Ohio
Hometown:East Liverpool, Ohio
Education:Ph.D., administration and management, Walden University
Master of Business Administration, management, Youngstown State University
Bachelor of Science, education, Youngstown State University
Hobbies:Spending time with my family, teaching (when I have the time)
Thomas JeffersonAssistant Director, Upward Bound Classic Program
Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Job Description:Upward Bound is a federally funded TRiO program that works with first-generation and low- income students. We work to break down social and economic barriers for students so that they can graduate from high school and then matriculate and graduate from college. We offer programming during the academic year as well as bring our students to campus for five weeks during the summer.
Worked at KSU since:August 2005
Employment Prior to Kent State University:Resident Assistant, Mount Union University Boy Scouts of America Phone surveys
Likes Most About Kent State University:Besides meeting my wife, over the past few years I have enjoyed all the physical changes that make Kent State more inviting. I also like how some things are becoming more student-centered.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:I enjoy the benefits of working at an institution but I've also enjoyed meeting many influential people (i.e. Dr. Nelson, Dr. Kretovics, Greg Jarvie and Dana Lawless-Andric, to name a few) who have helped me since I've been here.
Resides in:Stow, Ohio
Education:Master of Higher Education Administration, Kent State University
Bachelor of Science, physical education, Mount Union University