Kent States Distinguished Teaching Award is approaching an important milestone: it's 50-year anniversary. "It was created to establish outstanding teaching in the classroom for our tenure track faculty members," said Nancy Schiappa, director of outreach and engagement for Kent State's Alumni Association.
Kent State has appointed their newest ambassador to the president. Sharlene Ramos-Chesnes began her position at the start of the spring 2016 semester. She is the chief executive officer of InterChez, located in Stow, Ohio, and has worked as an educator in the past. Q: Could you explain what your position is and what it entails?
The Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement (CPAE) houses 11 departments that work as a whole to grow private support for Kent State. State support for a university is a necessity and extremely important. However, one challenge that a university faces is private support, which is where the CPAE building comes into play.
Avery Niernberger, fashion merchandising major, gets her fashion inspiration from many different places including her fellow students. "I get my inspiration from street fashion. I love just looking to my peers in the fashion school and how they style themselves. Style is everyone's way of expressing themselves," Niernberger said.
In 2015, $3.9 million was awarded in scholarships to Kent State students. The university's foundation documented $10.9 million in grants. Out of that support is where the scholarship money comes from, according to Kent State's 2014-2015 Financial Report.
Fashion Merchandising student Deidre Harding looks for inspiration from New York City street style and different fashion blogs. Harding aspires to be on the design team at Bergdorf Goodman for their window displays. In addition to her Fashion Merchandising major she double minors in Textiles and Marketing.
A fictional sustainable fashion magazine created by me, start to finish, as a Kent State Student.