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Kent State to offer Ohio’s first evidence-based suicide prevention course in partnership with Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation
Starting this fall, Kent State University will offer an evidence-based suicide prevention course through funding from the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation (OSPF). The class will be offered through the Kent State College of Applied and Technical Studies’ Bachelor of Social Work program at the Ashtabula, Salem and Tuscarawas campuses.
Kent State is the first university in Ohio to provide the course to its students outside of the original course developers at the University of Cincinnati, Old Dominion University, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Spring 2023 President's and Dean's Lists Announced
Kent State University at Ashtabula has announced its Dean’s List and President’s List for the Spring 2023 semester.
Requirements for the Dean’s List include a 3.40 grade point average or above for the semester and at least 12 letter-graded (A, B, etc.) credit hours completed by the end of the semester.
总统的标准列表4.00 grade point and at least 15 letter-graded credit hours completed by the end of the semester.
Ashtabula Student Receives University’s Out & Proud Student Leader Award
Kent State Ashtabula student Breanna "Bre" Cole was named the Unviversity's 2023 Out & Proud Student Leader Award recipient at the Kent State Lavender Graduation ceremony in May. The award, sponsored by the Kent State LBGTQ+ Center, is given to an LGBTQ+ identified student who exemplifies student leadership. Bre won the award for her work in restarting and growing the KSUA Allies club on campus.
Local mom and now grad headed to Ivy League
Courtney Johnson journeyed from high school to a successful career to start a family, all while moving across the Southern United States and back to Ashtabula, Ohio. After she received her Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies (BTAS) degree at the Kent State Ashtabula Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony, she has one more stop, Columbia University. She will begin her Master's in Information & Knowledge Strategy (IKNS) at the prestigious university this fall.
Regional Campus System celebrates 1,700 graduates with Spring Commencement Ceremonies
Student speakers shared a common theme during Kent State University’s Regional Campus commencement ceremonies this spring: Support. The Ashtabula, Columbiana County (East Liverpool and Salem), Geauga (along with Twinsburg Academic Center), Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas campuses held commencement ceremonies earlier this month for close to 1,700 graduates.
Brad Baranowski Named 2023 Roger T. Beitler Distinguished Former Student Award Recipient
While a student at Pymatuning Valley High School in 2005, Brad Baranowski, Ph.D., J.D., enrolled in classes at Kent State Ashtabula through the College Credit Plus program starting an educational journey that has led him through law school and now to the highest court in the land as a Supreme Court Fellow.
The Andover native and 2022-2023 Supreme Court Fellow is the 2023 Roger T. Beitler Distinguished Former Student Award recipient.
Dr. John Patterson Receives 2023 Community Service Award
Former state legislator and retired classroom teacher John R. Patterson, Jr., Ph.D., is the 2023 Ashtabula Area College Committee, Inc. Community Service Award recipient honoring a career spanning over 40 years dedicated to improving education in local communities.
He was presented the award at a community reception event in the Blue & Gold Room prior to the May 11, 2023 commencement ceremony at Kent State University at Ashtabula.