Meghan Schwind, M.A. (she/her), serves as the assistant director of the LGBTQ+ Center. Meghan earned a Bachelor of Education in health and physical education with a minor in aquatics, and a Master of Arts in student affairs in higher education from Slippery Rock University (SRU). While a college student, Meghan played on the women’s rugby team, and went on to coach at SRU, Colorado Mesa University, and California University of PA.
Prior to joining the LGBTQ+ Center, Meghan worked as the chief deputy clerk and administrative secretary for the Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court. Meghan has previously worked at KSU in the Department of Residence Services in multiple roles from 2015 to 2020. Meghan completed the KSU Institute for Excellence, ATIXA Title IX Investigator Training School, Green Dot Trainer training, and Mental Health First Aid USA training to further her knowledge and abilities to be a stronger advocate for college students.
Meghan lives with her wife, son, and two pit bull mix dogs. She enjoys spending time with family, attending the Playhouse Square Broadway musical series as a season ticket holder with her sister, and engaging in outdoor activities. She has trained one of her dogs, Raven, to successfully pass the Therapy Dog International test. As a team, they have volunteered on the Kent campus with Dogs on Campus and at the Kent Free Library with the Paws to Read. Meghan is happy to be returning to the Kent State community and being part of the LGBTQ+ Center.