Scholar of the Month
Professor of Sociology
Kent State University at Ashtabula
The Kent Campus is big, but still not big enough to fit all the great scholars who are part of the Kent State University family.
So much of Kent State’s great research is happening at its Regional Campuses, and Sociology Professor Brian Castellani, Ph.D., of Kent State University at Ashtabula is just one of the shining examples.
The state’s only wine degree programs, offered by Kent State University at Ashtabula, has hired Edward Trebets to lead the future development of the degrees and serve as a full-time faculty member in the two associate degree programs. Trebets is an award-winning winemaker, most recently of Debonné Vineyards and Grand River Cellars in Madison, Ohio.
Kent State University has been named a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobSM and Military Spouse, for the seventh year in a row. In addition, this is the fifth year that Kent State University at Tuscarawas has held the elite title. Kent State at Ashtabula has been recognized for four years.
Retailer bringing cost-saving options and expanded services to Kent State students and faculty
Kent State University has named Barnes & Noble College as the new operator of the Kent State University Bookstore at its eight campuses. The existing bookstore staff will stay on and transition to new management, which took effect May 18 for the Kent and Trumbull campuses and will take effect July 6 for all remaining campuses.
To enable Kent State University to continue its multifaceted efforts to provide students with a high-caliber educational experience, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (May 28, 2014) increased tuition by 2 percent for undergraduate and graduate students on the university’s eight campuses. The increase, which is in keeping with a state-mandated limit on full-time, in-state undergraduate tuition increases for the 2014-15 academic year, is expected to leave Kent State’s tuition ranked in the middle of Ohio’s 13 public universities.
Dr. Beverly Warren became president of Kent State University on July 1, 2014. She reflects on her first day as university president and discusses the Presidential Listening Tour, which kicked off at Kent State University at Ashtabula.
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Kent State University at Ashtabula nursing students will be traveling to the Dominican Republic in May for an experiential learning opportunity that is the culmination of the "Professional Nursing with a Global Perspective" course being taught this spring. Course professors, Tamra Courey, MSN, and Julie Senita, MSN, will be travelling with eight students and Dr. Lori Herpen and Dr. John DeCato, two local podiatrists. The group will spend a week serving the medical needs of the Barahona community in the Dominican Republic.