Health and Human Services

Computer-generated sketch of chefs working in Innovation Teaching Kitchen In the heart of Kent State’s new Design Innovation (DI) Hub there will be an “Innovation Teaching Kitchen” where hospitality management students can use the latest technology and food preparation techniques to compete in culinary competitions and collaborate with their peers. Imagine hospitality management students collaborating with digital...

Kent State University hospitality management students Jackie Myers, Zach Anderson, Michael Farber and Andrea Sutton pose for a photo in front of a doorway on the side of the Duomo in Florence, Italy. The opportunity to travel abroad for the first time for some Kent State University students came through a summer internship program in Florence, Italy.  “I had been waiting for an opportunity to travel abroad,” said Andrea Sutton, a Kent State hospitality management student. “And now I’ve been able to fulfill my dream, and it was...

Kent State students help lead faculty and staff in the Fit for Life program. In the gym of the MAC Center Annex, you can hear the voices of student trainers echo from one end to the other.  “Nice long strides with those feet,” shouts one student trainer. “Let’s lunge to me,” encourages another. Kent State University exercise physiology graduate students are playing a key role in Fit for Life, an expanded...

Kent State students help lead faculty and staff in the Fit for Life program. Kent State University will feature Lisa Shannon, a passionate activist for the safety of women in Congo, as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series for International Education Week on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to the public.  Shannon will discuss her efforts to help the women of Congo during...

Kent State students help lead faculty and staff in the Fit for Life program. Kent State University’s Science of Learning and Education (SOLE) Center will host “Improving Student Achievement: A Summit on Learning and Education” at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in Kent, Ohio, on Oct. 9-10. Researchers from across the country (and one from Australia) in the fields of cognitive and educational...

Kent State students help lead faculty and staff in the Fit for Life program. Kent State University’s Science of Learning and Education (SOLE) Center will host “Improving Student Achievement: A Summit on Learning and Education” at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in Kent, Ohio, on Oct. 9-10. Researchers from across the country (and one from Australia) in the fields of cognitive and educational...

Kent State students help lead faculty and staff in the Fit for Life program. Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services announces the appointment of Vicki Haywood Doe, Ph.D., ACSM-HFS, as its 2014 Diversity Catalyst. Doe, a resident of Niles, Ohio, will work on behalf of Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services and its Office of Diversity Outreach and Development during...

Scholar of the Month Kimberly S. Schimmel Associate Professor of the Sociology of Sport College of Education, Health and Human Services 1995-present Kim Schimmel is an associate professor in the School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration of the College of Education, Health and Human Services. Her research focuses on the sociology of...

Scholar of the Month Timothy V. Rasinski Professor of Literacy Education College of Education, Health and Human Services 1988-present Timothy Rasinski’s scholarship focuses on reading fluency. He has written more than 200 articles and has authored, co-authored or edited more than 50 books or curriculum programs on reading education. He is author...