Kent State Connects Blog: Celebrating Christmas with Ebenezer Scrooge; Wine Myth Busting for the Holiday Season | Kent State University

Kent State Connects Blog: Celebrating Christmas with Ebenezer Scrooge; Wine Myth Busting for the Holiday Season

Bob Burford, marketing/external relations coordinator with University Communications and Marketing, and weekend announcer at WKSU, writes about his fascination with “A Christmas Carol” movies.

Bob Burford, marketing/external relations coordinator with University Communications and Marketing, and weekend announcer at WKSU, writes about his fascination with “A Christmas Carol” movies.

Bob Burford, marketing/external relations coordinator with University Communications and Marketing, and weekend announcer at WKSU, poses with part of his collection of "A Christmas Carol" movies. “With the holidays upon us, it’s the time to celebrate family traditions. One of mine includes watching some of the more than 50 movie, TV and animated versions of Charles Dickens’ classic 'A Christmas Carol' that I own.”

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Kent R. Glaus, Ph.D., director for the viticulture and enology (wine degree) program at Kent State University at Ashtabula, writes about wine selection this holiday season.

“In 14 years as an Ohio winemaker, I learned an interesting fact about the wine-buying public: most wine buyers talk “dry” but buy “sweet. This is something we don’t discuss too loudly in the Ohio wine industry because it goes against the wisdom and pronunciations of the nation’s top wine pundits and publications.”

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Willie Oglesby, Ph.D., assistant professor of health policy and management in the College of Public Health, writes about getting serious about combating HIV/AIDS through sexuality education programs.

“Every time I talk about school-based sexuality education programs, I’m always surprised by the disconnect between what parents tell me and what school administrators tell me about what they think parents believe.  In every discussion I can think of, school administrators tell me parents don’t want it, but parents tell me they do.” 

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POSTED: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 12:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:58pm
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