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Before COVID-19 the hospitality management industry experienced a period of large growth. As we begin our post-COVID-19 recovery, the industry will return to growth. Here are some recent statistics to keep in mind1: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the number of food service management positions to increase 9% from 2016–2026 Nearly 1.6 million additional jobs are expected in restaurants and food serv…
Kent State University is once again at the top tier when it comes to exhibiting leading practices and supporting post-military students, receiving the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation for its Kent Campus1. This is the 12th year in a row that the Kent Campus has received the Military Friendly School honor. The Kent Campus received a bronze-level status, meaning it scored within 30% of the 10th best school in its category.
Professional nurses are in great demand! A career in nursing can consist of many components, including emotional support, leadership, physical strength, mental agility, and working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Nursing is one of the fastest-growing careers in one of the highest-paying fields. Did you know? $71,730 is the median yearly pay for RNs 94% of students with a bachelor’s degre…
Kent State University College of Nursing Interim Dean Denice Sheehan knows that healthcare is more in demand than ever. Dean Sheehan said, “The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the value of nurs…
by Val Kelly In the movie, 39 Steps, Alfred Hitchcock introduces us to a vaudeville performer, Mr. Memory, who has the plans of an advanced airplane engine committed to memory. Clearly, the plans are something of great concern and central to the plot. Upon reflection, however, although the plans seemed very important and …
Exciting news from Kent State University’s School of Music! The Music Education Department is partnering with F-Flat books to offer a series of innovative curricula written by students in the Master of Music in Music Education program (MMME). The publications in this series are edited versions of…
Educational psychology involves both teaching and learning. But how does that work? It works because educational psychology is concerned with the scientific study of human learning. How a child or adult learner actually learns, while identifying learning, social or behavioral issues that can also impede learning. Finding a Specific Definition Educational Psychology at Kent State University is “a field for those interested in the application of psychologi…
by Val Kelly I used to participate in Adventure Races. The races varied, but included activities such as kayaking, repelling, cycling and orienteering. I participated in these with good friends and now when we have too much wine, we enjoy retelling stories of these races as if we had been serious athletes pushing the boundaries of physical prowess. I’ll just assume you understand how far this is from the truth.
by Val Kelly In the podcast, The Last Archive, Jill Lepore promises to “trace the history of evidence, proof, and knowledge, in troubled epistemological times”. Are we living in troubled epistemological times? Why didn’t I receive some kind of alert on my phone? I’d never thought of this definition for our uncertain era. However, now that i…