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For more than 10 years, Kent State University at Ashtabula has built a partnership with the technology company ID Networks, giving information technology students real-life experience in their field and helping connect them to a potential employer.
Kent State Ashtabula’s annual Giving Tuesday fundraising drive begins on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023, highlighted by the campaign to build the Susan J. Stocker Ashtabula Campus Development Fund.
“Giving Tuesday provides a unique opportunity to support our learners and create experiences that will last a lifetime,” said Kent State Ashtabula Interim Dean and Chief Administrative Officer R. William Ayres IV, Ph.D. “Our students face challenges outside of the classroom. Many of our students hold full-time jobs, support families and overcome other obstacles while they succeed in the classro
Heading into the 2023-2024 academic year, all involved with the Rising Scholars program on the Kent State Regional Campuses had their sights set on high-impact and high-energy activities for scholars in every grade.
The Rising Scholars Program, one on each Kent State campus, combines mentoring with assistance from local communities and businesses to provide support for young adults beginning in seventh grade.
In recognition of the generosity and commitment of James E. Mayer Jr. and Glen and Nancy Warner for their gifts toward a $500,000 endowment, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved on Sept. 20 naming the main building at Kent State University at Ashtabula as Susan J. Stocker Hall.
Starting this fall, Kent State University will offer an evidence-based suicide prevention course through funding from the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation (OSPF). The class will be offered through the Kent State College of Applied and Technical Studies’ Bachelor of Social Work program at the Ashtabula, Salem and Tuscarawas campuses.
Kent State is the first university in Ohio to provide the course to its students outside of the original course developers at the University of Cincinnati, Old Dominion University, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.