Kent State Geauga News | Kent State Geauga | Kent State University

Kent State Geauga News

Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 2:05pm
ICASI students baking

Just as the flavor of an artisanal cheese is enhanced by pairing it with the perfect wine, Geauga County offers a bounty of local resources that are amplified when brought together. Such is the case with a new partnership recently established between the International Culinary Arts and Sciences Institute (ICASI) in Chesterland and Kent State University-Geauga.

Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 1:19pm

Most experiences in an art museum are detected from a distance. Rules are strictly enforced to keep admirers from touching the precious artifacts. But Associate Professor Jeanne Marie Stumpf-Carome, MA, MS, Ph.D., breaks through those barriers. She brings lessons in cultural anthropology, archaeology, sociology and human evolution alive with hands-on learning explorations for her Kent State Geauga students.

Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 2:04pm
Ryann Doherty

As children, we are shaped by our environment. Positive and negative experiences can have lasting impacts on our lives. For Kent State University student Ryann Doherty, her childhood adversity fueled her passion for justice and hope and led her to the criminology and justice studies major.

Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 8:54am


We would like to congratulate Dr. Robin Dever and Dr. Molly Wang on their recent achievements as esteemed faculty members of Kent State University at Geauga and the Regional Academic Center.

Posted: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:24am

Learning should never be a passive exercise, and it should never be confined to the traditional classroom. Effective learning should continue on in the workplace, especially where Information Technology (IT) is involved. According to Judy Paternite, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Information Technology, “Active learning is key to retaining and using information, so learning by doing is very important. It’s my approach for all computer courses I teach, regardless of the audience.”

Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 1:24pm

Anyone who has taken an anatomy and physiology course understands how challenging all of the required memorization can be. However, according to Daniela Popescu, M.D., Ph.D., “I always encourage my students to be enthusiastic about learning new things, to understand the rationale behind various complex physiological mechanisms, and to find the beauty in the complexity of the anatomy and physiology of the human body.”

Posted: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 3:15pm

On Wednesday, October 24th, an intimate gathering of 30 enjoyed an evening of wine and appetizers at the Welshfield Inn, while they listened to Molly Sergi, Ph.D. walk through the history of the Welshfield area. Dr. Sergi is a history professor and the resident historian at Kent State Geauga since 2001. She wrote her doctoral thesis on the diaries of Emily Nash, one of the first residents of the area and a professional mourner. 

Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:00pm

Geauga County - On Thursday, September 27th Kent State Geauga and Regional Academic Center continued its tradition of awarding scholarships to students. Students and their families gathered at Wicked Woods in Newbury for dinner and presentation of the scholarships. There were 27 scholarships awarded to 51 students valued at over $35,000.

Posted: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 11:06am

What do you do when you have a degree and are working – but still have hopes to take that next step in your career? For some, regional campuses provide that perfect blend of availability, flexibility and expertise needed to help you take that next step. For local alumnus, Mike Braun, ’13, Kent State University at Geauga gave him the opportunity and support to further his career dreams of becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesiologist (CRNA) while working full time.