To enable Kent State University to continue its multifaceted efforts to provide students with a high-caliber educational experience, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (May 28, 2014) increased tuition by 2 percent for undergraduate and graduate students on the university’s eight campuses. The increase, which is in keeping with a state-mandated limit on full-time, in-state undergraduate tuition increases for the 2014-15 academic year, is expected to leave Kent State’s tuition ranked in the middle of Ohio’s 13 public universities.
Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine to Introduce New Dean, Honor Longest-Serving President at Glass Slipper Féte
Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine will introduce its new dean Allan M. Boike, DPM, and pay tribute to Thomas V. Melillo, DPM, the longest-serving president of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, during its 10th Annual Glass Slipper Féte on Friday, May 16, from 6:30-11 p.m. at the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, Ohio. The Glass Slipper Féte benefits the Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine’s Student Scholarship Fund.
Allan M. Boike, D.P.M., FACFAS, has been named dean of Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine. Boike currently serves as the director of the Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Training Programs and section head of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in the Foot and Ankle Center of the Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. His primary practice locations are at the Cleveland Clinic’s main campus and the Strongsville Family Health Center.
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 4. The Board will convene at 1:30 p.m. in the third floor boardroom at the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, which is located at 6000 Rockside Woods Blvd. in Independence, Ohio. The Board will meet as a committee of the whole. No individual committee meetings will be held.
Trustees will retire into executive session at 8 a.m. in the third floor boardroom to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”
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.
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.
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The Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, formerly the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, celebrated its first official Commencement as a college of Kent State on May 16, 2013. The Class of 2013 graduated 102 podiatric students from Kent State’s College of Podiatric Medicine. The ceremony was held in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall on the Kent Campus in Kent, Ohio.
Kent State University will host a symbolic ribbon-tying event on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. to celebrate the establishment of the new Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, formerly known as the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine.
The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (OCPM) has officially become the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, effective July 1. The college was established in 1916 and is one of the largest and most respected podiatric medical education institutions in the country and the only accredited podiatry school in Ohio.