New and Familiar Faces
New and Familiar Faces
Meet new face Steve Hawthorne, Director of Advancement for the College of Education, Health and Human Services, Division of Institutional Advancement
Meet familiar face Jennifer Kulics, Senior Associate Athletic Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
Steve HawthorneDirector of Advancement for the College of Education, Health and Human Services
Division of Institutional Advancement
Job Description:Direct the planning and implementation of fundraising campaign and events for the College of Education, Health and Human Services
Worked at KSU since:May 2010
Employment Prior to Kent State University:University Hospitals Case Medical Center Owner, Vertical Runner in Hudson
Likes Most About Kent State University:What isn't there to like? I love the campus atmosphere! The short commute from home, the Cyber Cafe in White Hall with all its healthy food options and having the ability to listen to streaming audio at work.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:Kent State has excellent benefits, wonderful people working here and is a first-class institution.
Resides in:Hudson, Ohio
Education:Bachelor of Science, finance, Gannon University
Hobbies:Ultra-running, trail running, marathons, riding my Harley, listening to music, going to concerts, traveling and dining out
Jennifer KulicsSenior Associate Athletic Director
Job Description:In my current position, I report to Joel Nielsen, Director of Athletics, and have oversight of the NCAA Compliance and Eligibility Program, Academic and Student Services, Sports Medicine/Athletic Training program and the equipment staff. I also serve as a student conduct hearing officer and am an adjunct professor in Foundations, Leadership and Administration.
Worked at KSU since:August 2000
Employment Prior to Kent State University:Director of Athletics, Intramurals and Recreational Sports at Penn State University-Beaver Campus
Likes Most About Kent State University:I love the amazing people of Kent State and enjoy working in a dynamic department in which student-athletes, coaches and administrators strive to achieve excellence in academics and athletics. I value the collaborative nature of our campus, collegiality of employees and wonderful friendships I've developed over the years.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:Kent State felt like home from my first day on campus. There are endless possibilities for professional growth, and it is the ultimate blend of educational distinction, history and tradition, athletics excellence and pastoral beauty. I feel blessed to work at such an extraordinary institution.
Resides in:Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Education:Ph.D. in Educational Administration, higher education and student personnel, Kent State University
Master of Arts, physical education, Kent State University
Bachelor of Arts, psychology, Bowling Green State University