Andrew Shipka (MA – Philosophy, MLIS – Library Science, MS – IAKM) became a graduate assistant for the Library and Information Science department when he started the dual masters program in 2007 and has been working at Kent State University ever since. While a student and as part of his assistantship he learned the art of becoming an Educational Technology Designer and was lucky enough to secure a position after graduation. He is currently working at the Office of Continuing and Distance Education to help improve online classes at KSU.
He has been a resident of Northeast Ohio since birth, but has taken several opportunities to travel outside the country for education, employment, and enjoyment over extended periods including; Canada, South Korea, Israel, Costa Rica, Ireland, Philippines, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, and France.
He currently lives in Kent, OH with his girlfriend and two ferrets.
Andrew Shipka, M.A., M.S. is currently working in the Office of Continuing and Distance Education to help improve online classes at Kent State University. He earned master’s degrees in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario and in Library and Information Science, and Information Architecture Knowledge Management from Kent State University. He has been an adjunct for the UXD program since 2014.