Wanting a career that would allow her to be independent and work from anywhere, Erin Shelley, Ed.D., MA, BSN ‘91, RN, was drawn to the nursing profession. These days, however, she practices nursing as “art imitating life” through her role as a technical expert on the hit NBC television show, Chicago Med.
Erin Shelley (left) with Chicago Med star Colin Donnell (middle) and RN technical expert Sophia Meneses (right)
Summer Advantage is an educational journey based on career exploration, success coaching and academic coursework. Summer Advantage is designed to assist underrepresented students to graduate in four years and envision a path for the future by building a support network of peers and professional staff.
University College Dean Eboni Pringle (far left) smiles with her staff and Summer Advantage students.
The #metoo movement has propelled the world into discussing issues around sexual assault and abuse, but what happens when survivors come together and turn these shared negative experiences into a positive source of healing? Megan Taylor, junior Studio Art, Textiles major at Kent State University, is doing just that. When she is not creating art and music, she is on a mission to help survivors of sexual violence heal from their trauma. Inspired to name the group after a song she wrote, Taylor founded the More Than A Body project (MTAB) two years ago.
A relationship forged between Kent State University’s College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) and the American University of Beirut (AUB) is on track to establishing a research foundation for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), rotor dynamics and advanced environmental barrier coatings technology.