Cason G. Brunt | e-Inside | Sept. 26, 2016 | Kent State University

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Cason G. Brunt

Director of Student Support Services and Academic Diversity Outreach
University College
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provide leadership and oversight for the federally funded TRIO Student Support Services Program, as well as Academic Diversity Outreach Initiatives for University College. Responsibilities include grant administration, staff supervision, budget management, targeted student outreach and strategic planning. 

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

January 2016

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Assistant director for Academic Success, Purdue University (West Lafayette)

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Our diverse student body and very caring, committed colleagues

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

Students first in all that we do

RESIDES IN:

Akron, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Chicago, Illinois

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Arts, Organizational Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Master of Arts, Communication Management, LaSalle University, Philadelphia

HOBBIES:

Vocal performance, quoting movie lines, understanding the divine