Kent State’s College of Business Administration announces prominent global innovation and entrepreneurship researcher Joakim Wincent, Ph.D., as visiting scholar and endowed chair
Swedish researcher and professor Joakim Wincent, Ph.D., has joined Kent State University’s College of Business Administration faculty as a visiting professor and newly appointed Bridgestone Chair of International Marketing. Wincent is a professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at Luleå University of Technology in Sweden.
Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, has been named Kent State University’s new dean of its College of Nursing. Broome currently serves as associate dean, professor and chair of the Community-Mental Health Department at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing. The announcement was made by Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.
Kent State University’s African Community Theatre will premiere its production of No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs written by John Henry Redwood and directed by Terrence Spivey on Nov. 21 in Ritchie Hall on the Kent Campus.
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will gather for a special meeting Friday, Nov. 8, at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the corporate offices of The Davey Tree Expert Company, which are located at 1500 N. Mantua St. in Kent, Ohio.
No committee meetings will be held, and no recommendations or votes will be discussed or taken. Trustees will retire into executive session during the meeting to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”
Kent State University announces it will offer the Executive MBA for Healthcare Professionals program at its College of Podiatric Medicine in Greater Cleveland beginning next year.
With the induction of the new class in May 2014, the 23-month program will take place on Kent State’s College of Podiatric Medicine campus in Independence, Ohio, located off of Interstate 77, south of Interstate 480 in the heart of Cuyahoga County.
Summer 2014 will bring the debut of the Kent State Florence Summer Institute, as Kent State University expands its esteemed academic program in Italy. The new Florence Summer Institute will run four weeks, from May 29 to June 29, 2014, and will take place at the same facilities where Kent State study abroad programs are held during the school year.
The Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies (ACESS) selected Satyendra Kumar, Ph.D., professor of physics at Kent State University, to receive the Distinguished Award of Council. The award will be presented at the 66th Annual ACESS Honors & Awards Banquet on Nov. 7 at Guy's Party Center in Akron.
Knowing the right question to ask when faced with a person who is in a mental health crisis has earned Kent State University Police Services Officer Will Scritchfield of Uniontown, Ohio, the 2013 Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer of the Year Award in Portage County.
Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will co-host a lecture, “Covering the Egyptian Uprising,” by Sharif Abdel Kouddous on Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva on the Kent Campus. Visitor parking is available in the Kent Student Center visitor lot on Summit Street. The night before, on Nov. 6, Kouddous will lead a conversation about the Middle East that is co-sponsored by the City Club of Cleveland at The Happy Dog, located at 5801 Detroit Ave. in Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.
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