Kent State University at Ashtabula Dean and Chief Administrative Officer Susan J. Stocker, Ph.D., was presented with the Marta K. Stone Excellence in Leadership Award from LEADERship Ashtabula County at the organization’s annual meeting Wednesday, Aug. 1. The Leadership in Excellence award recognizes community leaders who demonstrate a unique ability to guide and inspire others, which in turn contributes to the growth of the Community.
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The following students have been named to the Kent State University at Ashtabula Dean’s List following the Spring 2018 semester. Students designated with a star (*) have been named to the Kent State University President’s List.
Requirements for the Dean’s List include a 3.40 grade point average (GPA) or above for the semester and at least 12 letter-graded credit hours completed by the end of the semester. President’s List criteria are 4.00 GPA and at least 15 letter-graded credit hours.
The faculty, staff and administration of Kent State University at Ashtabula offers its sincerest condolences on the death of Rand Hilal Al Dulaimi. Al Dulaimi was a student on the Ashtabula campus during the Spring 2018 semester and was enrolled on the Kent campus for fall classes. The Ashtabula County Coroner's office has not ruled on a cause or manner of death, while the Ashtabula County Sherriff is investigating the case.
Kent State University at Ashtabula alumnae Maraget "Peggy" Blood recently was honored at the American Society of Artifical Organs (ASAIO) Conference in Washington, D.C., with the VAD Coordinator Leadership Award. The 1981 nursing graduate was nominated by three different individuals to the award, which recognizes an individual for decades of work with a life-sustaining device for heart failure, being an expert in their field and being a leader among nurses, physicians, and surgeons.
Members of the Kent State University at Ashtabula Associate Degree in Nursing graduating class of December 2017 have earned a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), far surpassing the national average of 90%.
Kent State University at Ashtabula hosted its 68th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 11, 2018. Nearly 120 students earning their associate's, bachelor's or master's degrees were honored during the ceremony, held in the Main Hall Gymnasium.
Amy Rodenhausen, M.Ed., RRT, Director of Clinical Education in the Respiratory Therapy program at Kent State University at Ashtabula was recently appointed to the first Respiratory Therapy Advisory Council to the State Medical Board of Ohio. Rodenhausen is one of seven appointees to the council.
The Respiratory Therapy Technology program at Kent State University at Ashtabula is among a select group of programs nationwide to be recognized by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) in receiving the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success award. This is the first time the program has received the honor.
The KSUA E-Sports Club is looking for students interested in playing as team members representing the Ashtabula Campus as we compete against other KSU campus teams and other universities. The most common video game genres associated with E-Sports are real-time strategy, fighting, first-person shooter (FPS), and multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA).
Northeast Ohio Protégé Project Mentoring Symposium
Thursday, April 5, 2018 | Reception: 6:30 p.m., Event: 7-9 p.m.
Robert S. Morrison Hall
Registration (Free, but RSVP requested)