Kent State Offers New Dual Master’s Degree

Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies and College of Business Administration offer an opportunity to obtain two degrees at once: a Master of Arts in Communication Studies (M.A.) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), beginning this fall.

This unique dual-degree program is particularly attractive for managers, professionals and Bachelor of Arts students looking to enhance their communication skills to influence business in emerging global markets, while also developing skills to augment their own professional careers.

Scholar Supplies Global Technology Knowledge to Students

Pratim Datta (right) is pictured with students in the Vaughn-Hoover Executive Classroom in the Business Administration Building. An associate professor of management and information systems and director of the Ph.D. program at the College of Business Administration, Datta has been selected as Kent State’s Scholar of the Month.

Scholar of the Month: Pratim Datta
Associate Professor of Management and Information Systems and Director of the Ph.D. Program
College of Business Administration

Pratim Datta is an associate professor in the Department of Management and Information Systems and director of the Ph.D. Program at the College of Business Administration. His research examines global technology and supply chain management in the areas of user experience, design, security and deployment.

Kent State Entrepreneurship Student is Driven to Succeed

Brock Bernholtz stands in front of Ron Marhofer Nissan in Akron. Bernholtz created the InCheck Services, drop-off tracking application that lets customers track repairs to their car.

Brock Bernholtz, Kent State University junior entrepreneurship major, is the CEO and founder of InCheck Services LLC, a drop-off tracking application that allows customers to stay in touch with items that are dropped off for repairs, changes and more.

Bernholtz and his two partners wanted to create a mobile application that was universal and could be modified for a company’s particular industry. This one-size-fits-all concept leaves room for growth and opportunity within various and diverse fields.

Leading International Innovation Researcher Appointed Bridgestone Chair in International Marketing at Kent State

Kent State’s College of Business Administration announces prominent global innovation and entrepreneurship researcher Joakim Wincent, Ph.D., as visiting scholar and endowed chair

Swedish researcher and professor Joakim Wincent, Ph.D., has joined Kent State University’s College of Business Administration faculty as a visiting professor and newly appointed Bridgestone Chair of International Marketing. Wincent is a professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at Luleå University of Technology in Sweden.

Kent State to Offer Executive MBA for Healthcare Professionals at College of Podiatric Medicine’s Independence Location

Kent State University announces it will offer the Executive MBA for Healthcare Professionals program at its College of Podiatric Medicine in Greater Cleveland beginning next year.

With the induction of the new class in May 2014, the 23-month program will take place on Kent State’s College of Podiatric Medicine campus in Independence, Ohio, located off of Interstate 77, south of Interstate 480 in the heart of Cuyahoga County.