Kathleen Norman | Aug. 7, 2017 | Kent State University

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Kathleen Norman

Marketing and Public Relations Communications Specialist
College of Nursing
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

I am responsible for planning the College of Nursing’s special events, including, but not limited to, Convocations, Nursing Career Days, the Daisy Faculty Award and the Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award. In 2017, we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the College of Nursing, and I am planning those exciting events as well. I am happy to be able to celebrate nurses throughout the trajectory of their careers.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

July 2016

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Director of Public Programs, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

I love exploring the campus and meeting everyone across campus. The sustainability initiatives, artwork across campus and beautiful grounds are inspiring. I have really enjoyed swimming laps during my lunch hour at the recreation center and attending wellness programs. Everyone has been very friendly here at Kent State University; thank you for being so welcoming!

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

Golden Flashes love their university as much as Ohio University Bobcats do -- I knew I’d feel at home here, and I do!  

RESIDES IN:

Fairlawn, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

North Olmsted, Ohio

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science in Education, English, Ohio University; Master of Education, College Student Personnel, Ohio University

HOBBIES:

Swimming, hiking, running, keeping up with my giant 12- and 15-year-old sons with my husband, walking my strong-willed dog, camping, gardening, quilting, baking and photography.