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Four candidates for dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State University will be on campus over the next several weeks. Based on responses received from faculty, staff and students through a survey and town hall meetings, each candidate will hold a public presentation on the topic, “Leading a Complex College: Building Community, Enhancing Reputation and Securing Resources for the College of Education, Health and Human Services.”

Alexandra Bangor dreams of the day when she moves to a big city to open her cosmetics/fashion line.

Kent State University students, faculty and staff now have free, unlimited access to Lynda.com (Lynda.kent.edu), an online library of instructional videos that cover the latest software, online tools and even topics such as audio mixing, marketing, business and education.

Access to Lynda.com was made possible in fall 2016 through a partnership between the Division of Information Services, University Libraries and the Office of Continuing and Distance Education.

Project AWARE Kent will be offering free Mental Health First Aid courses to Kent State University faculty, staff and students. The eight-hour course offers evidence-based training that teaches people to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance-use disorders. Faculty and staff earn two hours of Beyond Compliance for completing the course. Students earn 1,500 FLASHperks.

Deneen Penn, a sophomore at Kent State University at Trumbull, has been crowned Miss Ohio Collegiate America 2017.