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Kent State University College of Nursing research faculty members Pamela Stephenson, Ph.D., RN, AOCNS, Dana Hansen, Ph.D., ACHPN, APRN, and Denice Sheehan, Ph.D. MSN, RN, presented their palliative care research findings at Hospice of the Western Reserve's annual conference “Telling the Stories: The Deeper Voice of Hospice” on Friday, Sept. 16.

Marianne Martens, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, chaired the 2017 Notable Children's Recordings Committee for the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). 

John E. Simmons, School of Library and Information Science, authored Museums: A History. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield (2016).

Rebecca Meehan, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, is lead author (co-author, R. Shura) of an article titled “Residents’ Perspectives on Living With Vision Impairment in Long-term Care:  An Unseen Factor in Quality of Life and Appropriateness of Care,” published in Journal of Nursing Home Research.  Vol. 2, p. 34-40.

Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, is lead author (co-author, E.K. Jacob) of an article titled “User-generated Tagging Vocabularies: An Investigation of the Levels of Abstraction of Tags Across Three Resource Genres,” published in Information Processing & Management.

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Familiar Face

kathleen wiler

Head Coach, Women's Field Hockey
Intercollegiate Athletics
Kent Campus

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cason G. Brunt

Director of Student Support Services and Academic Diversity Outreach
University College
Kent Campus

Kent State University Board of Trustees Meeting, Sept. 30

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Friday, Sept. 30. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2 p.m. in the Aeronautics and Technology Building, Room 101. The Aeronautics and Technology Building is located at 1400 E. Summit St. in Kent.

Trustees will retire into executive session from 8-9:30 a.m. in Room 214 to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”

Board committees will meet as follows:

Kent State’s Center for Teaching and Learning Announces Fall Working Lunch Programs

Kent State University’s Center for Teaching and Learning will again host a series of working lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Led by faculty colleagues and experts from various departments throughout the university, these lunches are designed to provide faculty members with insights, approaches and strategies to enhance student learning. Since there is no such thing as a free lunch, you will be engaged in active participation and asked to think about how you can use these ideas in your classroom.