Sarah Schmidt Named to Top 20 Under 40 by ystark!

Sarah Schmidt, assistant director of Global Education Initiatives at Kent State University at Stark, will be recognized at the 15th annual Twenty under 40! awards, produced by ystark!, a department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, and The Repository.

Twenty under 40! awards recognize Stark County’s leaders under 40 who have demonstrated dynamic leadership and social responsibility. These individuals are committed to making a difference in the community and creating a lasting impact. 

Winners will be celebrated at a ceremony in June and recognized in The Repository’s ABOUT magazine June 2022 issue.

Schmidt oversees the Office of Global Education Initiatives at Kent State Stark, where she is responsible for advising international students and scholars, helping students interested in study abroad, and overseeing all education abroad initiatives and international partnerships.

As a liaison to the Office of Global Education at the Kent Campus, Schmidt works to connect domestic and international students with excellent services and support.

Schmidt began her work at Kent State Stark in 2015, after earning a master’s degree in Ethics, Peace and Global Affairs from American University in Washington, D.C. While in the nation’s capital, Schmidt served as American University’s program coordinator of the Mohammed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace.

POSTED: Monday, April 25, 2022 - 3:22pm
UPDATED: Monday, April 25, 2022 - 3:22pm
Melissa Griffy Seeton