Despite obstacles, student completes public health degree online
Amanda Goodwin of Akron, Ohio, is no stranger to adversity. When she was 5 years old, she was diagnosed with a progressive liver disease that would eventually require a liver transplant.
Brianna Ali Arko uses princess magic to turn frowns upside down for children battling cancer.
Ali Arko is in the pre-medicine program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University. She volunteers for a non-profit group called, A Special Wish Foundation Inc., Cleveland Chapter.
WKYC TV followed Ali Arko as she visited University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospitals in Cleveland.
Kent State University held its 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 4 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at the event.
Kent State University Psychology Professor John Dunlosky will participate in the White House Workshop on Bridging Neuroscience and Learning on Friday, Jan. 23, in Washington D.C.
Dunlosky will provide expert input about the current state of research relevant to neuroscience-based interventions for improving education.
Kent State University will be closed Jan. 19 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no classes, and offices will be closed.
It is late in the evening and the house is finally quiet. This is the time when Cathy Walsh transforms from a mother, a grandmother, a caregiver to her elderly mom, and a fulltime employee, into a Kent State University online student.
Walsh is majoring in organizational communication with a minor in public communication in the College of Communication and Information at Kent State.
The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has conferred its 2014 Distinguished Educator of the Year Award on Swathi Ravichandran, Ph.D., Kent State University associate professor of hospitality management. Ravichandran is receiving the award at the association’s annual meeting Jan. 11-14 in Chicago.
Kent State University just welcomed two new airplanes to its fleet. The planes are Piper single-engine trainers used to gives students an easy transition as they move to a more complex aircraft.
The arrival of the planes is spotlighted in an article on Aviationpros.com.