College of Education, Health and Human Services

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. 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.  Under the direction...

Kathryn Owens continues her studies at Kent State University after she and her fiancé Caleb Frost walked through waist-high water to escape the flood left behind from Hurricane Harvey. While the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey was a distant disaster for many, the storm touched the lives and families of numerous Kent State University students studying on the Kent campus and online from their Texas homes. Here are a few of their stories: Kathryn Owens - Port Arthur, Texas - Graduate Student in Kent State University's College of...

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. 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 Creating Global Mindedness Leadership Institute sponsored by Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services. The institute was...

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. Schwebel Lecture Series celebrates 20th anniversary The Hospitality Management Program at Kent State University is pleased to announce that Karim Khalifa, senior vice president of Marriott Global Design Strategies, will be the 20th Anniversary Schwebel Lecture Series speaker. The Schwebel Lecture will take place on Thursday, April 20, at 4 p.m....

Members of Kent State University’s 2016-2017 Early Intervention Certificate Program cohort pose for a group photo. 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...

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...

Learn how to avoid all the negativity on social media. While scrolling through your favorite social media accounts, it doesn’t take long to get bombarded by politically-charged posts. After one or two, you can feel your blood pressure rising and the temptation to share a thought or two - or even twenty. Closing your accounts and disengaging altogether is not realistic. So, what should you do to...

Kent State University students Nilin Rao (left) and Craig Verdin (right), and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D. (center), have invented an insole to help people with ulcerations on their feet. Kent State University students Nilin Rao, Ph.D., and Craig Verdin, and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D., are the co-founders of TheraPod Medical LLC, a wound-care company that is looking to transform the field of podiatric medicine. Rao, a fourth-year podiatric student who completed his master’s and doctorate...

Kent State University students Nilin Rao (left) and Craig Verdin (right), and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D. (center), have invented an insole to help people with ulcerations on their feet. Kent State University students Nilin Rao, Ph.D., and Craig Verdin, and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D., are the co-founders of TheraPod Medical LLC, a wound-care company that is looking to transform the field of podiatric medicine. Rao, a fourth-year podiatric student who completed his master’s and doctorate...

Kevin J. Spence (third from left), a Kent State University higher education administration doctoral student, is pictured with instructors of the University of Cienfuegos’ Pedagogical Institute, which prepares graduates for careers in education. Kevin J. Spence, a Kent State University higher education administration doctoral student, visited Cienfuegos, Cuba, to help bridge Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services’ past to the present. In October, Spence discussed the Visiting Scholar program at Kent State’s Gerald H. Read Center for International and...