College of Education, Health and Human Services

Science teacher Richard Dudley of Coventry Local Schools’ Coventry High School is the $20,000 Ohio winner of the 2015-16 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. Dudley and his STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) elective students designed an innovative STEM project that they are bringing to life through a video and website. Contest...

Gina Cortese is an inspiration to everyone she meets. On her road to graduation at Kent State University, Cortese not only overcame homework, exams and projects, she also overcame two bouts of brain cancer, endless surgeries and paralysis that forced her to relearn how to walk and talk. But despite the odds, Cortese is graduating on Saturday with...

AT&T has made a $200,000 contribution to Kent State University’s Research Center for Educational Technology to implement new technology in special education environments with a focus on mobile apps, including those intended to help students learn science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Faculty, staff and students from the...

Admit it. We have all used our smartphones at inappropriate and inopportune times: while driving, during family meals, in the bathroom or even the bedroom. We are a society glued to our phones, but when is it considered out of our control? According to researchers at Kent State University, the answer depends on the user. Jian Li, Ph.D., Jacob...

Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services will honor seven distinguished alumni at its sixth annual Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. in the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center. Tickets for the event are $40 per person and include hors d’oeuvres, followed by a sit-down meal....

Kent State University researcher Michele K. Donnelly, Ph.D., and University of Toronto researchers Peter Donnelly, Ph.D., and Mark Norman found that the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics failed to bring more women into the competition. Only 40 percent of competitors were women, making this the first time since 1988 that the percentage of women athletes...

A special classroom at Kent State University turned into a LEGO® city filled with roaring lions, speeding cars and spinning tops. The moving creations are part of a unique summer camp, LEGO WeDo™ Robotics, put on by the Research Center for Educational Technology in the College of Education, Health and Human Services. It is one of many...

Kent State University’s N.J. Akbar, director of diversity outreach and development in the College of Education, Health and Human Services, and Brian Peters, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, have been named “30 for the Future” award recipients by the Greater Akron Chamber. The “30 for the...

Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services welcomes its second class of the Summer Experience for Emerging Diverse Scholars (SEEDS) program on June 17. The SEEDS program promotes graduate education within the college to prospective graduate students of diverse backgrounds, specifically African-American, Latino...

Swedish psychiatrist Harald Blomberg, M.D., will share his work, Rhythmic Movement Training (RMT), at a symposium hosted by Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services from July 21-28. RMT has been successful since the 1980s in improving emotional functioning, reading and writing, motor difficulties including...