School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

Kent State Cuyahoga Valley National Park Partners With Kent State and Cleveland Metroparks to Launch Science Learning App Educators, scientists, and technologists from the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Kent State University and Cleveland Metroparks have partnered to develop a new learning app that is now live and freely available on iTunes. The app, called...

Kent State The free app is now available in iTunes; Android version to follow Educators, scientists, and technologists from the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Kent State University and Cleveland Metroparks have partnered to develop a new learning app that is now live and freely available on iTunes. The app, called ParkApps, features a number of different...

Kent State What keeps some students in low-income, ethnically diverse school districts from succeeding? A Kent State University researcher suggests it may have a lot to do with their ability to envision bright future career pathways. Cassandra Storlie, Ph.D., an assistant professor and researcher in Kent State’s School of Lifespan Development and...

Kent State Three Kent State University faculty members were honored with the 2016 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony that took place on April 5 in the University Library. This year’s recipients were selected from a large number of nominees by the University Research Council chaired by Françoise Messardier-Kenney, Ph.D., director of...

Kent State Students to receive full tuition for one year, monthly stipend and iPad Kent State University’s Special Education program seeks applicants for its 2016-17 Early Intervention Certificate Program to prepare individuals at the graduate level to work with infants and toddlers who have identified disabilities or delays and their families.  The...

Cassandra Storlie, an assistant professor in Kent State’s School of Lifespan Development and Educational Services, gives advice to Ph.D. students on finding their first jobs. Scholar of the Month Cassandra Storlie Assistant Professor   College of Education, Health and Human Services 2013-present Cassandra Storlie is an assistant professor in the School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences at the College of Education, Health and Human Services. She has built a research program that addresses important...

Cassandra Storlie, an assistant professor in Kent State’s School of Lifespan Development and Educational Services, gives advice to Ph.D. students on finding their first jobs. Gina Cortese is an inspiration to everyone she meets. On her road to graduation at Kent State University, Cortese not only overcame homework, exams and projects, she also overcame two bouts of brain cancer, endless surgeries and paralysis that forced her to relearn how to walk and talk. But despite the odds, Cortese is graduating on Saturday with...

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. Scholar of the Month Gregory Smith Professor of Human Development and Family Studies College of Education, Health and Human Services 2001-present 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...

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. While most can agree that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) experiences outside of school can be exciting and engaging for young people, there is much that isn’t known about its impact on short-term and long-term learning. How can it best be connected to what students are learning in school? How can young people have...