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Tickets available Sept. 10 for Sarah Thomas
First female NFL referee to kick off the 2018-19 Featured Speakers Series.
Sarah Thomas changed the game in the world’s most quintessential male-dominated sport — football — when she became the first female NFL referee. Now, she’s inspiring others to dream big and believe anything is possible.
Thomas kicks off the 2018-19 Featured Speakers Series on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Now in its 28th year, the event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required and limited to two per person.
Internships provide students with real-world experience.
In her role as Kent State University at Stark’s assistant director for employer relations and internships, Shaanette Fowler works with employers to identify internships, as well as part-time and full-time jobs for students. Fowler, the campus’ 2018 Staff Excellence Award winner, says she takes pride in discovering new opportunities.
Creating Dreamers and Doers: Demi Edwards
Ready for adventure.
Looking out over the Grand Canyon into the vast, wide-open space, Demi Edwards felt at peace. The gorge that could humble any soul with its breathtaking expanse, wrapped her in comfort, making big problems seem small and solutions within reach.
During a time of transition for her family, Edwards visited the national park. The 18-year-old found herself facing huge decisions.
FYE prepares students for college success
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank among volunteer opportunities for freshmen.
Evangeline Agum knows the face of hunger. In her home county of Uganda, Agum said “people need food the most” yet help is scarce. That’s why the 18-year-old didn’t hesitate when afforded the opportunity to volunteer at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank as part of First Year Experience (FYE).