Kent State Geauga Faculty Member Receives YMCA Volunteer of the Year Award

Constance Longmire, Ph.D., instructor and outreach coordinator in the diversity office at Kent State University at Geauga, received the Adult Volunteer of the Year Award at the Akron Area YMCA Annual Dinner in Akron, Ohio, on April 24. Longmire was awarded for her work with the Nordonia Hills YMCA and for providing leadership education to the Akron and Nordonia Hills Area YMCA Leader Clubs. She was anonymously nominated.

Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Winners

Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services will honor seven distinguished alumni at its fourth annual Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Tickets for the event are $35 per person and include hors d’oeuvres, followed by a sit-down meal.

The fourth class in the 2013 College of Education, Health and Human Services Hall of Fame includes:

Kent State Student Project on Suicide Prevention Earns Innovator of the Year Award

Online platform offers a comprehensive look at college suicide and aims to eliminate stigma surrounding mental illness

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Students from Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and School of Digital Sciences won the Associated Press Media Editors’ (APME) Innovator of the Year for College Students award for a class project that examines issues surrounding college suicide.

Kent State College of Nursing Professor to be Inducted Into the American Academy of Nursing

Margaret O’Bryan Doheny, professor emeritus who was on the Kent State University College of Nursing faculty for 35 years, will be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing on Oct. 19, in Washington, D.C. There are more than 2,000 nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy and research who are members of the American Academy of Nursing.

Regional Honors Continue for JMC

JMC student journalists and student media outlets continue to earn regional awards in the most award-winning academic year in JMC’s history.

Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards

The Press Club of Cleveland honored several JMC student journalists with Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards, in the first year that the competition has included a student-run media category. Award presentations will take place on June 7.

The 2013 winners include:

Best Print News Story, 4-Year School