Human Development and Family Studies

Emily Spencer, a senior from North Canton, Ohio, said her time in the Kigali Summer Institute gave her a deeper understanding of humanity.

When she signed up for the Kigali Summer Institute in Rwanda, Kent State University senior Emily Spencer, thought it would be a good training ground for humanitarian work she hopes to perform in the future. When she returned from the three-week course, she felt significantly changed. 

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Gregory Smith is a professor of human development and family studies and director of the Human Development Center in the School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences in the College of Education, Health and Human Services.