The phenomenon of multitasking across three or four internet-connected devices simultaneously is increasingly common. Andrew Lepp, Ph.D., Jacob Barkley, Ph.D., and Aryn Karpinski, Ph.D., of Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services were curious to know how often this happens during online education.
A Kent State University student multitasks by simultaneously using her desktop computer, laptop computer, smartphone and headphones.
Kent State University senior Ashley Foster has known since third grade that she wanted a career as a chef.
The 20-year-old hospitality management major got a little closer to her dream over the summer when she spent a week training with celebrity chef Cat Cora at the chef’s headquarters in Santa Barbara, California.
Kent State University hospitality management senior Ashley Foster (right) spent a week working with Food Network celebrity chef Cat Cora (left). (Photo provided by Ashley Foster)
Recent rankings have recognized Kent State University for its autism initiatives. Kent State is ranked No. 5 in the “Best Colleges for Students With Autism for 2017” from College Choice, No. 10 in the “Top 20 Best Online Colleges for Students With Autism” from Online College Plan, No. 20 in the “20 Best Value Colleges for Students With Autism 2017-2018” from Best Value Schools.
Members of Autism Connections Kent, a student organization created by Kent State University students with autism spectrum disorder and their allies, pose for a photo at the Kent Student Center during their first meeting last fall.
Kent State University’s Exercise Science/Physiology Program was awarded a $248,000 grant by i-Health Inc. to conduct a study relating to the use of probiotics and physical exercise. Kent State faculty and students are interested in combating heat-caused complications during exercise, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
Kent State University’s Adam Jajtner, Ph.D., and Ellen Glickman, Ph.D., stand in their research lab. The two exercise science/physiology faculty members will lead a study related to the use of probiotics and physical exercise.
School administrators from Shaker Heights, Painesville, Akron’s Firestone cluster and Westlake delved into understanding leadership through a contextual and cultural lens in a recent four-day institute.
School administrators from Shaker Heights, Painesville, Akron and Westlake participated in the Creating Global Mindedness Leadership Institute sponsored by Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services.
Students receive full tuition for one year, monthly stipend and iPad
Kent State University’s Special Education program is seeking applicants for its Early Intervention Certificate Program for the 2017-2018 academic year. The program prepares individuals at the graduate level to work with infants and toddlers who have identified disabilities or delays and their families.
Members of Kent State University’s 2016-2017 Early Intervention Certificate Program cohort pose for a group photo.
James Hannon, Ph.D., will become the new dean of Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services, effective July 1, 2017. Hannon currently serves as professor and assistant dean of Academic Affairs and Research for the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.