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Kent State Geauga Launches Public Lunch and Learn Series

Posted Feb. 7, 2014

As part of their 50th Anniversary Celebration, Kent State University at Geauga will be hosting monthly luncheon talks. The talks will be presented by faculty and local authorities based on monthly themes.  All talks will be at noon and held in the William T. and Margaret R. Clark Commons at the Geauga Campus in Burton, 14111 Claridon Troy Road. The campus is located just north of the Geauga County Fair Grounds.  

Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch or they may share a piece of the provided pizza.The programs will last from noon until 1 p.m.

The Lunch and Learn sessions are:

Wednesday, Feb. 19: 

  • To highlight Black History Month, History Professor Molly Sergi will discuss the role Geauga County played in the Underground Railroad and the part women had in the abolitionist movement in Ohio.

Tuesday, March 18:

  • In celebration of Women's History Month, Bari Oyler Stith, Ph.D, Director of the Graduate and Undergraduate Programs in Historic Preservation Ursuline College and former Geauga County Archivist,  will embark on an entertaining and enlightening saga of the influence women have had in forming this county, state, and nation.

Tuesday, April 8:

  • April is Alcohol Awareness Month. The Geauga County Sheriff's Department will share some facts and figures on the impact alcohol abuse has on the county and ways the Sheriff's Department combats this plague.

The public is encouraged to attend these informative Lunch and Learn presentations. They are guaranteed to be both engaging and educational.All programs start at noon and will conclude by 1 p.m.  Join in the celebration of Geauga County's only university, Kent State University, as the Geauga Campus celebrates 50 years of educating today's leaders and the leaders of the future.