Positive Impact

POSTED: Saturday, March 14, 2015 11:46 PM
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 22, 2024 07:40 AM
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Wayne Nieh will be the 2024 commencement student speaker during the Kent

Student success is at the heart of a new mental health initiative launched by Kent State University at Geauga. Both the Burton location and Twinsburg Academic Center (TAC) have received grant funding through the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) to supplement existing mental health support services that encourage prayer and meditation.

Gifted educators are those rare individuals who overflow with an unquenchable passion to share their expertise with students by immersing them in real-world experiences.

For economics assistant professor Luda Leontieva, Ph.D., that meant designing and implementing a comprehensive study abroad program for both undergraduates and graduate-level economics students focusing on business as a force for good. It fulfills her mission as an economist and educator: To help students develop a global mindset through long-term thinking in a short-term world.