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Nursing Program Inducts newest Alpha Delta Nu honors class
The Associate Degree in Nursing program at Kent State University at Ashtabula inducted its newest members into the Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society Thursday evening, Dec. 2, 2021. Second-year nursing students Colleen Hurst and Shae Keely represent the newest class inducted on the Ashtabula Campus into the Gamma Sigma Chapter.
Wine Degrees Receive $180,000 Research Grant
Kent State Ashtabula’s Viticulture and Enology programs were recently awarded a $180,000 grant from the Ohio Grape Industries Committee for a pair of research projects to be conducted over the next two years. Kent State Ashtabula is partnering with the Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station, a division of the Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, to conduct the projects at Markko Vineyards in Conneaut, Ohio.
Kent State Ashtabula Library’s Florence Allen Collection to be Included in PBS Documentary
Images from a collection curated by the Kent State University at Ashtabula library and Open Access Kent State (OAKS) will be included in a documentary covering the fight for women’s suffrage in Ohio that will air regionally this month and statewide in March 2022.
Several photos from the “An Evening with Judge Florence Allen” collection will be featured in “Let Ohio Women Vote” which will air Monday, Nov. 15, on two PBS stations in Southwest Ohio – WCET PBS in Cincinnati and ThinkTV PBS in Dayton. The program will be available to all public television stations in Ohio in March for Women’s History Month.
Joan Steidl Receives Outstanding Teaching Award
The interruption to Kent State Ashtabula associate lecturer Joan Steidl’s Intro to Human Services class recently was for a good reason, as Dean Susan Stocker and many of her colleagues were there to make the surprise announcement of Steidl being a recipient of the Kent State Outstanding Teaching Award (OTA) for 2020. Steidl is one of three recipients across the Kent State system awarded for 2020 and is just the second Kent State Ashtabula faculty member to win the award.
Dean Stocker to Receive CWRU Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award
Kent State University at Ashtabula Dean and Chief Administrative Officer Susan J. Stocker, Ph.D., has been named the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award winner at Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. Stocker will receive the award at the school’s annual alumni celebration Friday, Oct. 22.
Ashtabula Campus Operations Updates
Effective Aug. 4, face coverings are required indoors for everyone, regardless of vaccination status on all Kent State campuses. The Ashtabula Campus is fully open and operational. Open hours are posted on each office's website. See below. Kent State Ashtabula community members and visitors should follow Flashes COVID-19 prevention measures to ensure the safety of our community. Employees should discuss their work requirements with their supervisors.
Friday, Aug. 27, 2021: Kent State Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement