New and Familiar Faces
New and Familiar Faces
Meet new face Bob Amico, Assistant Program Manager, PhoneCenter, Division of Institutional Advancement
Meet familiar face Tameka Ellington, NTT Assistant Professor, School of Fashion Design and Merchandising
Bob AmicoAssistant Program Manager, PhoneCenter
Division of Institutional Advancement
Job Description:As the APM of the PhoneCenter, my job involves the hiring, training and mentoring of student employees. The PhoneCenter aims to provide more than $1 million annually to the university to help finance a variety of scholarships, programs and development initiatives.
Worked at KSU since:September 2010
Employment Prior to Kent State University:This is my first “real” job.
Likes Most About Kent State University:Kent State is a great school that offers a lot of opportunities to its students, faculty, staff members and community. We have a community that is simultaneously large, but close and we are located in a great area. The students I work with are very talented and very interesting people.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:Kent State offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employers and the people I work with are great! I especially appreciate that Kent State allows all of its full-time employees to take classes at no cost.
Resides in:Kent, Ohio
Education:Case Western Reserve University: B.A., Philosophy, 2010
Hobbies:Dance (ballet, jazz, modern), reading, strength training, writing. I’m looking to learn an instrument or an artistic skill in the near future.
Tameka EllingtonNTT Assistant Professor
School of Fashion Design and Merchandising
Job Description:Teaching and mentoring students
Worked at KSU since:August 2005
Employment Prior to Kent State University:Fashion industry: Abercrombie and Fitch headquarters and J. Marco Gallery headquarters
Likes Most About Kent State University:I like the learning environment, and the students excite me because most are very eager to learn. I also love the beautiful campus.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer:I enjoyed my stay as a student and thought that it would be a great place to work.
Resides in:Akron, Ohio
Education:A.B.D. Doctoral Student, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, expected graduation date May 2011
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, August 1999