Salem – Dr. Steve Nameth, dean of Kent State University at Salem, announced those students named to the Spring 2015 President’s and Dean’s lists. To qualify for the President’s List, students must have a 4.0 grade point average and must have completed 15 hours during the semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.40 or greater grade point average and must have completed 12 or more credit hours for the semester, the majority at the Salem Campus.
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Commencement ceremonies were held May 8 for the Kent State East Liverpool Campus, during which Dr. Steve Nameth, dean of the Kent State Columbiana County Campuses, presided over the event, along with Dr. Susan Rossi, assistant dean for the East Liverpool Campus.
Joseph Pritchard of Washingtonville received the prestigious Anna Ulen Engleman Creative Writing Award from the Kent State University English Department. He is a junior at the Kent State Salem Campus, majoring in English.
Along with his application for the award, Pritchard submitted a poem for consideration. He will be published in the June issue of Wordgathering (www.wordgathering.com).
East Liverpool – Students from Kent State East Liverpool’s occupational therapy assistant program and the physical therapist assistant program recently participated in outreach projects to help make the city a little brighter.
East Liverpool – Kent State at East Liverpool’s Student Government Organization presented a check for $1,000 to the university’s foundation to help fund a memorial scholarship honoring the late Dr. Roxanne Burns.
Burns was a longtime biology professor on the East Liverpool Campus who died last fall. She helped organize several activities on campus, including the annual Environmental Justice Conference held during Earth Week each year, and was active with numerous student organizations.
East Liverpool – Kent State University at East Liverpool held its annual nursing pinning ceremony May 6, during which 38 students were recognized for receiving degrees this year through the associate degree in nursing (ADN) program on the East Liverpool campus.
Salem, Ohio – Kent State at Salem held its annual nursing convocation and pinning ceremony at Avian on the Water in Canfield, during which 44 students received their nursing pins and recited the nursing pledge. All are receiving degrees this year through the bachelor’s of science in nursing (BSN) program on the Salem campus.
East Liverpool – Kent State University at East Liverpool held its 13th annual Earth Day Environmental Justice Conference last month, during which nearly 100 students presented essays, posters and online videos to address a wide range of related topics.