Black Squirrel

Kent State University’s College of Nursing was one of several university departments to purchase a Centennial Black Squirrel in 2010. The College of Nursing began promoting the squirrel’s sense of style when it launched its social media campaign in October 2012.Deborah Gesaman, receptionist at the College of Nursing and creative mind and fashion designer of the black squirrel’s outfits, says the outfits are either themed to go along with specific holidays or are based on the current season.   Along with the big black squirrel, there also is a mini black squirrel, and Gesaman has been...

Receptionist Debby Gesaman created the outfits from felt. The squirrels are on display at Henderson Hall, home of the College of Nursing.  College of Nursing receptionist Debby Gesaman created outfits from felt for the Centennial Squirrels on display at Henderson Hall. ...