College of Education, Health and Human Services

Kent State University researchers Jacob Barkley, Ph.D., and Andrew Lepp, Ph.D., as well as Kent State alumni Michael Rebold, Ph.D., and Gabe Sanders, Ph.D., assessed how common smartphone uses – texting and talking – interfere with treadmill exercise. The researchers, from Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services, found...

Mark Kretovics, Ph.D., associate professor of higher education administration and student personnel at Kent State University and a resident of Kent, Ohio, has been named interim dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Services, effective July 1, 2015.  Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost,...

Mark Kretovics, Ph.D., associate professor of higher education administration and student personnel at Kent State University and a resident of Kent, Ohio, has been named interim dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Services, effective July 1, 2015.  Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost,...

The Early Childhood Special Education program at Kent State University has received federal funds to prepare individuals at the master’s degree level to work with families of infants and toddlers with disabilities in early intervention settings (home and community contexts). The program is designed for individuals with existing bachelor’s...

Maddie Morsefield is like any other high-achieving college senior at Kent State University. She is a straight-A student. Her résumé is filled with work experience and awards, and she is going through mock interviews to help her land that first job. But what makes Morsefield extra special is that she is part of the first group of students with...

  Reading, writing and arithmetic are getting a college-styled makeover in two Akron, Ohio, high schools. Through a $480,000 grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, the partnership called College Today will send Kent State University instructors into Ellet High School and Firestone High School to teach college-level...

The Hospitality Management program at Kent State University is pleased to announce the 2015 Schwebel Lecture Series speaker. This year’s speaker is author Jacob Tomsky of The New York Times bestselling memoir, “Heads in Beds.”  The Schwebel Lecture will take place Thursday, April 16, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Ritchie Hall, room 214, on the Kent...

As part of Autism Awareness Month in April, Kent State University presents “Living With Autism,” which kicks off with a presentation that will be followed by a fundraiser for student scholarships to benefit Kent State students studying autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The events begin on April 9 at 7 p.m. Faculty, staff, students and the entire...

Rural and underserved Ohio students are able to receive speech-language therapy services through Kent State University via an innovative online videoconferencing system. More than 100 children enrolled in preschool through high school with identified communication impairments from Montpelier Exempted Village Schools in northwest Ohio and Greenfield...

A new Kent State study finds more links between high smartphone use and low GPA Kent State University researchers have collected more data to explain the negative relationship between smartphone use and academic performance in college students.   In their first study in 2014, the research team from Kent State’s College of Education, Health and...