Keeping on the cutting edge - STEM, Collaborative Efforts, Across Campuses
Kent State Regional Campuses, Youngstown State and Jefferson Community College host the Lake to River Summer STEM Academy, a summer program for future teachers in biology, chemistry or statistics, funded by the Regents STEM initiative.
The Ohio Science and Engineering Alliance joins Kent State with 14 other Ohio universities to work in collaboration with federal, state and community agencies to double the number of underrepresented minority students who earn bachelor’s degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, and to encourage graduate study in these fields.
Kent State, Bowling Green State and Oberlin College received Board of Regents funding to establish the Regents Foreign Language Academy, a summer program for high school students to study strategic and critical languages.
Kent State Salem established an Associate of Applied Technical Studies degree program in urban environment management technology and a Bachelor of Applied Horticulture. The latter takes advantage of a local asset that includes a greenhouse, arboretum, 25-acre mixed-hardwood forest, Hosta garden and small lake.
A faculty member in middle childhood education at Kent State Stark was invited to work at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarters in Paris in conjunction with the International Hydrological Programme, to develop a water-education curriculum for distribution to UNESCO member states.