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Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 2:39pm

Kent State University at Geauga and the Regional Academic Center will hold its commencement ceremony on Friday, May 11, 2018 to conclude both the spring semester and the 2017-18 academic year. Over 110 students who are earning their associate or bachelor degrees will be honored during the ceremony, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at Parkside Church in Chagrin Falls.  

Mr. John Epprecht, Vice President of Strategic Projects at Great Lakes Cheese and Geauga County native, will be serve as the keynote speaker.

Posted: Monday, April 30, 2018 - 4:00pm

Kent State University's Regional Academic Center inducted five nursing students into the Alpha Delta Nu Gamma Chapter Nursing Honor Society at a ceremony on Thursday, April 26. 

OADN (Organization for Associate Degree of Nursing) recognizes academic excellence of all ADN students, encourages the pursuit of advance degrees and life-long learning and participates in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the nursing profession. 

Congratulations to our student honorees on your achievement!

Posted: Monday, April 23, 2018 - 1:24pm
Student-athletes from Berkshire High School pose with John Epprecht (left) and Kurt Epprecht (right) after the announcement of a $2 million gift to the school. (Photo courtesy of John Stoddard)

Smile and say “cheese.”


That is what members of Berkshire Local Schools in Burton, Ohio, and their partners including Kent State University are doing as they are all smiles after hearing the news.


Posted: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 8:58pm
Geauga Campus Faculty Share Architectural Expertise with Newbury High School Students

This past month, Sean Thompson and Judd Kline, adjunct faculty at Kent State's Geauga Campus, were involved with Newbury High School students as they participated in a project-based learning opportunity, designing affordable earthquake resistant structures for a third world country.

Posted: Monday, April 9, 2018 - 10:01am

The Student Nurses Association (SNA) at the Geauga Campus held a basket auction last month to benefit the American Red Cross. 

Bailey Hill, Meagan Ricker, and Michelle Lang, along with faculty member Kerry Myers are responsible for organizing the event. All three students are seniors who will graduate this August.

Posted: Friday, April 6, 2018 - 1:44pm

On Wednesday, April 25, Geauga Lyric Theater will present Love Letters, at the Geauga Campus at 7 p.m. 

The partnership between the Geauga Campus and the Lyric Theater developed through conversations about how to extend educational opportunities beyond the classroom. This is the purposeful student first  learning experience and collaborative endeavors that the university is committed to pursue.

Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:50pm

Professor David Ward, Herrick Endowed Chair of Plant Biology at Kent State University will present
The Hidden Invasive Species: Multiple Roles of Native Invasive Plants

Friday, May 4, 2018

7:30 AM Networking & Light Breakfast
8 -9 AM Program
Kent State University at Geauga 
14111 Claridon-Troy Road, Burton 44021

Program is free to attend and open to all. 

Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:57am

We are very happy to announce that Dr. Zhiqiang (Molly) Wang, Associate Professor at Kent State University's Geauga Campus and Regional Academic Center was honored, along with 32 other recipients, at the 9th Annual Mother's, Mentors, and Muses Celebration that took place on April 3, 2018 at the Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center. 

Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 2:28pm

Over the last three years, Kent State University’s Geauga Campus has had the privilege to serve as a facilitator and host for area middle school students involved in the Arthur Holden Leadership Institute (AHLI). 

Posted: Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:58pm

Kent State Geauga student Maxwell Warner will join a legacy of College of Communication and Information Sichuan Scholars this June, when he attends a two-week cultural exchange program at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China.