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Geauga Park District Nurtures Land Stewardship at Kent State Geauga Greenhouse
At this point every winter, cabin fever has set in and most of us are daydreaming about springtime. As land steward for Geauga Park District (GPD) in Chardon, Joel Firem is especially eager to get his hands back into the springtime soil to plant tree and wildflower seedlings. Thanks to an ongoing collaboration with Kent State Geauga and the Regional Academic Center, Firem doesn’t have to wait until May to start the planting season. Every March, he nurtures seeds at the Kent State Geauga greenhouse in Burton so the seedlings are ready to plant outdoors two to three months later.
Exemplifying Excellence according to the Kent State Model
Zhiqiang Molly Wang, PhD, was recently promoted to full professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Kent State Geauga and the Regional Academic Center. Also, last spring semester, she was honored at Kent State's 9th Annual Mothers, Mentors and Muses Celebration for her nurturing ‘Mother’ role among students, helping to birth new ideas and to nurture a supportive academic environment. These accomplishments follow Dr.
Regional Academic Center Advisory Board Takes New Shape
A newly-formed advisory board is serving as the eyes and ears of the Twinsburg community so that Kent State University's Regional Academic Center can better serve students in their quest for career advancement and lifelong learning opportunities through higher education.