Office of Continuing and Distance Education

Northeast Ohio Medical University President Jay Gershen and Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren pose for a photo after signing a shared services agreement. NEOMED will offer online graduate degree programs, starting with leadership training for practicing pharmacists On Monday, Aug. 6, Northeast Ohio Medical University and Kent State University signed a shared services agreement that will enable NEOMED to offer online degree programs in its College of Graduate Studies.  Under the agreement, Kent...

Northeast Ohio Medical University President Jay Gershen and Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren pose for a photo after signing a shared services agreement. Enables NEOMED to launch its first completely online graduate degree program Northeast Ohio Medical University and Kent State University will sign a formal agreement Monday, Aug. 6, that will enable NEOMED to offer “online” degree programs in its College of Graduate Studies.  Under the agreement, Kent State will provide technology and...

Participants from the 2016 Piano Institute pose for a group photo. The highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists came from the United States, China and Malta to Kent State University for the highly intensive and prestigious festival. The 2017 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from June 9-18 on the university’s campus and culminate with the June 18 gala concert at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland. This program is a...

Participants from the 2016 Piano Institute pose for a group photo. The highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists came from the United States, China and Malta to Kent State University for the highly intensive and prestigious festival. Kent State University’s Online Learning Team in the Office of Continuing and Distance Education has earned national recognition for outstanding work in online education. The Association for Educational Communications and Technology presented first- and second-place awards to Kent State for its faculty training courses, “Online Classroom...

Piano Institute participants from last year pose for a group photo. The highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists came from the United States, China, Honduras and China to Kent State University. The 2016 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from July 19-26 on the university’s campus and culminate with the July 26 gala concert at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland. The 11-year-old...

Piano Institute participants from last year pose for a group photo. The highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists came from the United States, China, Honduras and China to Kent State University. The 2016 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from July 19-26 on the university’s campus and culminate with the July 26 gala concert at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland. The 11-year-old...

Piano Institute participants from last year pose for a group photo. The highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists came from the United States, China, Honduras and China to Kent State University. The 2015 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from July 15-20 on the university’s campus and culminate with the July 21 gala concert at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland, Ohio. The...

Sarah Hider, a Kent State graduate student and the reigning Miss Ohio, poses outside of the Schwartz Center on the Kent Campus. Sarah Hider, a Kent State University graduate student from Wooster, Ohio, has been crowned Miss Ohio 2015 after competing at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio, on June 20. Hider is the second Kent State student in the past two years to win the title. Heather Wells, a Kent State broadcast journalism graduate, won the competition in 2013. ...

Sarah Hider, a Kent State graduate student and the reigning Miss Ohio, poses outside of the Schwartz Center on the Kent Campus. Despite obstacles, student completes public health degree online   Amanda Goodwin of Akron, Ohio, is no stranger to adversity. When she was 5 years old, she was diagnosed with a progressive liver disease that would eventually require a liver transplant. In May 2010, she had completed almost three years of nursing school and was doing really well...

College of Communication & Information

Sarah Hider, a Kent State graduate student and the reigning Miss Ohio, poses outside of the Schwartz Center on the Kent Campus. It is late in the evening and the house is finally quiet. This is the time when Cathy Walsh transforms from a mother, a grandmother, a caregiver to her elderly mom, and a fulltime employee, into a Kent State University online student. Walsh is majoring in organizational communication with a minor in public communication in the College of...