Mission Statement: 

The College of Public Health Alumni group works to create a mutually beneficial relationship between the College and past graduates. Through professional networking outlets, continuing education opportunities, volunteerism and social events, alumni will strengthen ties among one another while supporting the continued growth and excellence of The College of Public Health.

Past College of Public Health alumni events have included alumni and faculty socials, Homecoming socials at Ray’s Place, participation in the College of Public Health’s career fair, and more! 


Get Involved

Make an impact and expand your public health network by volunteering, mentoring, or attending one of our alumni events.

Be a Speaker, panelist, or mock interviewer

  • Share your professional experience with current students in a capstone class or through a career panel. Participate in the bi-annual mock interviewing program by helping current students practice their interviewing skills.

Attend an event

  • College of Public Health alumni are encouraged to attend local events hosted by the Alumni Board or the College of Public Health. Check the LinkedIn or Facebook pages for updates.

Serve on the College of Public Health Alumni Board

  • Give back to Kent State University by serving on the College of Public Health Alumni Board. Among the Board's priorities are promoting the mission of the college, building the alumni community, and expanding educational and career opportunities for alumni and current students. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply today.

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Meet our Alumni Board Chair

Rachael Nolan, Ph.D., is a highly trained population science researcher and public health professional who has worked in the fields of prevention, social and behavioral science, as well as public health education and promotion. Nolan has the esteemed honor of being a current fellow in the Royal Society for Public Health. Aside from being certified in public health, gerontology, and grief recovery, Nolan has served as an advocate for the needs of persons and their families disproportionately affected by chronic and/or terminal disease. Throughout her career, Nolan has taught and developed courses in a CEPH-accredited program at the graduate and undergraduate levels; established high-quality public health academic programs including minors, majors, and certificates in public health; as well as conducted critical research focused on evaluation, quality of life, health disparity, and the assessment of population health needs. Presently, Nolan is in the College of Medicine, Public Health Sciences Division, at the University of Cincinnati where she serves as an assistant professor and Concentration Director for health services management. She also serves as the co-chair of the LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association, the Chair of the KSUCPH Alumni Board, and an Editorial Board Member of the Ohio Journal of Public Health. Recently, Nolan received notice for her APHA publication, "The Intersection of End of Life, Grief, and Technology" at the APHA annual meeting. 

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