College of Education, Health and Human Services

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. Product also can help athletes recover from blisters and calluses that can impede their performance 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...

Kent State master’s student Sarah Burns shows off a tomato from the garden behind Nixson Hall. Sarah Burns, a second-year master’s student in the Nutrition and Dietetics program at Kent State University, shows off a tomato that she and others in the program helped to grow over the last few months. Under the direction of Nutrition and Dietetics faculty member Natalie Caine-Bish, Ph.D., Burns and other volunteers oversee the Mighty Pack...

Kent State University students studying middle childhood education pose in front of their artwork in their Teaching and Learning class in White Hall. University is one of three in the nation offering program Kent State University’s Middle Childhood Education program is the first in the state of Ohio to offer an undergraduate program authorized by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization: the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program Certificate in Teaching and Learning. The...

Kent State University students studying middle childhood education pose in front of their artwork in their Teaching and Learning class in White Hall. Former TRW CEO Joseph T. Gorman Established Professorship In Memory of Parents James Henderson, Ed.D., professor of curriculum and instruction in Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services, has been named the first person to receive the Rebecca Tolle and Burton W. Gorman Endowed Professorship for Leadership. This...

Kent State University students studying middle childhood education pose in front of their artwork in their Teaching and Learning class in White Hall. “Number Line Touch: Multiplication,” partially funded by a corporate contribution from AT&T, is now available on iTunes Educators, researchers and computer scientists from Kent State University have partnered to develop a math learning app that is now live and freely available on iTunes. The app, called Number Line Touch: Multiplication,...

In this digital age, with phones at our finger tips, you would think that access to constant communication would make us feel closer to one another. But a new study by researchers at Kent State University shows that may not be the case. In fact, cell phone use might actually lead to feeling less socially connected, depending on your gender or cell...

In this digital age, with phones at our finger tips, you would think that access to constant communication would make us feel closer to one another. But a new study by researchers at Kent State University shows that may not be the case. In fact, cell phone use might actually lead to feeling less socially connected, depending on your gender or cell...

Kent State public relations major Sarah Matthews stands near the Cleveland script sign at North Coast Harbor’s Voinovich Park with the city in the background. She is one of several Kent State students involved in the 2016 Republican National Convention. As politicians, delegates, media and communications professionals from across the country descend upon Cleveland for the 2016 Republican National Convention, so too will students from Kent State University, using the skills they’ve learned to gain valuable work experience. Public relations major Sarah Matthews from Kent State’s School of...

Kent State students paddle their way down the Cuyahoga River near downtown Kent. Kent State’s Department of Recreational Services runs Crooked River Adventures, offering kayak, canoe, paddleboard and tubing trips during the summer months. “We’re going to go over a basic forward stroke,” a voice called out from the sun-soaked banks of the Cuyahoga River in Tannery Park. With a paddle in hand, Erin McNamara demonstrates how to steer a kayak through flowing river waters. McNamara is a senior at Kent State University and a guide for the university’s Crooked River Adventures, a...

Kent State Professor Rick Ferdig, Ph.D., lead investigator on a National Science Foundation grant, partnered with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Cleveland Metroparks to develop a new learning app. Educators, scientists and technologists from Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Kent State University and Cleveland Metroparks have partnered to develop a new learning app that is now live and freely available on iTunes. The app, called ParkApps, features a number of different resources aimed at educating park visitors as they run, hike and bike...