Kent State Tuscarawas Recognizes Community Members

Kent State Tuscarawas Recognizes Community Members

Kent State University at Tuscarawas recently recognized two community members with special awards. 

Steve L. VanHorn II received the 2014-15 Kent State Tuscarawas Community Service Award, which is given to a valued member of the community who has generously volunteered his or her time and expertise to the campus.  He serves as the founding president of the Kent State Tuscarawas Alumni Association and was a member of the Executive Search Committee that hired Bradley A. Bielski, Ph.D., as dean and chief administrative office of the campus. 

A resident of Dover, VanHorn is the sales manager for the ComDoc Uniontown office.  He joined ComDoc in 2008 as a sales representative in the Tuscarawas/Holmes County territory and transitioned into management in 2014. 

In the community, VanHorn is a member of Dover Rotary International, an ambassador for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of NE Ohio and a supporting volunteer of the Rainbow Connection. 

VanHorn earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and an Associate of Arts degree from Kent State University.  

Dwain S. Colvin, of Dover, received the 2014-15 Kent State University at Tuscarawas Distinguished Alumni Award. This honor recognizes the accomplishments of alumnus from our campus and is the highest acknowledgement bestowed on one of our outstanding graduates. He earned an Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Management Technology from Kent State University at Tuscarawas in 1977.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Ashland University.

Colvin has served as president of Dover Chemical since 1999. He has also held the positions of lab tech in Dover and was managing director of Dover Chemical Limited in Amsterdam. 

POSTED: Monday, June 29, 2015 - 5:19pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 1:58pm