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By Allie Vugrinic, Reporter
Nonprofit Rock4Reason is thinking of local cancer patients during the pandemic and decided to support them by donating 50 stress-relief bags to the Hope Center for Cancer Care.
“People are already stressed out, and for those folks who are going through treatment, it is probably even more stressful for them,” Rock4Reason co-founder Frank Lindsay said.
On Friday, May 8, Kent State Trumbull's Student Nurses Association donated pepperoni rolls to local healthcare workers. Nursing faculty and students provided the rolls to staff on the floors that they normally complete clinical experiences.
Hospitals included Mercy Health-St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, Mercy Health-St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, and Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
This Week's Message from the Dean
On January 13, I don't think any of us could have predicted that we would be learning from home by spring break and wearing masks to go grocery shopping. Nevertheless, we are here. Some of you are soon graduating and others are planning for summer and fall.
Kent State to Honor 50th Commemoration of May 4, 1970, With Online Commemoration
In keeping with the commitment to honor and remember the events of May 4, 1970, Kent State University will have an online “virtual” program to mark the 50th Commemoration with a variety of online videos, exhibits and learning resources.
Students Can Apply Now for Pay it Flash Forward Emergency Funds
Even before the coronavirus crisis up-ended daily life, college students were already juggling critical demands on their time, careers and finances. Any interruption in their study-work-life balance could threaten their stability. COVID-19 has proven to be that sudden and severe disturbance and now scores of students are experiencing serious setbacks. Fortunately, Kent State University has established the Pay it Flash Forward Emergency Fund.
This year's graduating high school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 4.0 will be able to attend Kent State Trumbull this fall, tuition-free! The campus has added the Full-Tuition Scholarship to its list of other automatic freshman scholarships.
The scholarship completely covers fees and yearly tuition, which is under $6,500 this year. Students must maintain a 3.5 GPA to renew the scholarship for three additional years.