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New Program Paves Way for Medical Assistant Certification
Starting in Fall Semester 2022, students entering the medical field may take courses in the newly developed Medical Assistant Certificate program at Kent State University’s Ashtabula campus. This fast-paced certification program will equip students for a stronger career trajectory while helping to satisfy a need in the health care industry to address the shortage in Ohio of qualified medical assistants.
Nursing Program Awards Distinguished Alumni Award
The Kent State Ashtabula nursing program recently announced Connie Bowler ’80, RN, DNP, as the second recipient of the Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award. Bowler was presented the award on campus at an event celebrating National Nurses Month and the Kent State Ashtabula program’s history in late May.
Help Honor Dean Stocker's Legacy with a Scholarship Gift
Kent State Ashtabula and the Ashtabula Area College Committee, Inc. are establishing a scholarship fund to be endowed in celebration of Dean and Chief Administrative Officer Susan J. Stocker, Ph.D., and her historic leadership tenure on campus and to support her two greatest professional passions. The Susan J. Stocker Nursing Scholarship will provide financial support for students in Kent State Ashtabula’s nursing program and ensure her legacy will impact future generations of students.
Ashtabula and Tuscarawas Campuses Team With ITEN Industries for 3D Printing and Manufacturing Education in Ashtabula
“The direction of engineering technology and future success is in 3D printing and our goal is to drive internship and engineering experience in that area.”
That comment comes from Ron Emery, business development director at ITEN Industries, who sought out Kent State University at Ashtabula and ultimately engineering senior lecturer Michael Czayka for a unique educational partnership across multiple Kent State campuses that could impact the plastics industry throughout the region.
Kent State Ashtabula and Cleveland Clinic Partner to Offer Respiratory Therapy Satellite Program in Cleveland
Kent State University at Ashtabula and Cleveland Clinic are partnering to offer an associate degree program in respiratory therapy at the hospital’s main campus in Cleveland later this year. The program provides access for participants to train for the in-demand profession of respiratory care. It also supports career growth for program graduates and practicing respiratory therapists with a path to admission for the online Bachelor of Science degree in respiratory care offered by Kent State Ashtabula.