After a nearly yearlong planning process, Kent State’s College of Nursing and the MetroHealth System have collaborated to now offer clinical experiences aboard Metro Life Flight to Kent State graduate nursing students in the acute care nurse practitioner concentration. The new clinical experiences started this fall semester.
Thomas V. Melillo, D.P.M., who served as chief executive officer of Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine, died Oct. 22 after a battle with cancer. He was 68 years old. Melillo led one of the largest and most respected podiatric medical education institutions in the country and the only accredited podiatry school in Ohio since August 1984. The college was known as the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine before becoming a part of Kent State in July 2012.
Kent State University hosted several events on Oct. 23 for the 11th annual Campus Sustainability Day, a day dedicated to recognizing sustainability in higher education.
Salesmanship was put to the test at the Kent State University Blackstone LaunchPad Elevator Pitch Competition and Professional Fair that took place Oct. 5 at the University Library.
For the second year in a row, TV2 has taken top honors in the College Media Association’s (CMA) Pinnacle Awards, earning the 2013 “TV Station of the Year” award at the CMA National College Media Convention in New Orleans.
“The Agenda,” TV2’s topical comedy-satire show, also won “Best TV Entertainment Program.”
Overall, TV2 was a finalist in four of five TV categories in the 2013 national competition, including Best Sportscast and Best Newscast. In 2012, TV2 also won Station of the Year and Best Sportscast.
Kent State University Libraries will sponsor Library Live, its annual one-day conference, on Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the first floor lobby of the library.
10/28/13 UPDATE: This event has been postponed to been postponed to April 2, 2014.
Kent State University will host The Policy Institute on Nov. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Studio A of Beall/McDowell Hall, with a focus on creating and updating sexual misconduct policies for institutions ranging from kindergarten to higher education. Beall/McDowell Hall is located off Loop Road on the Kent Campus.
Kent State University’s United Way Campaign sponsored a Can Sculpture Competition on Oct.