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Molly Smith

Associate Director of Advancement
Regional Campuses and Special Programs
Geauga Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Advancement work for a regional campus

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

December 2017

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

I worked for the American Cancer Society for the last 14 years coordinating Relay for Life events.

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The opportunity to come "home" and work with great colleagues who are all here for the students.

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

The large regional campus system allows us to all be connected with the hometown appeal. 

RESIDES IN:

Willowick, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Mentor-on-the-Lake, Ohio

EDUCATION:

I graduated from Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School in 1995 and went on to attend Kent State University to pursue a degree in broadcast communications. I attended history courses at the Geauga Campus to complete my minor in history.

HOBBIES:

I enjoy spending time with my husband, Chris, and our two boys, Carter (10) and Peter (4), and our crazy dogs Guinness and Stella. In my spare time, I enjoy etching glassware with Celtic and Cleveland designs.