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The first students were employees of ...
The first students were employees of the Chrysler stamping plant who took onsite classes in basic mathematics, shop drawing and basic English, according to David Mohan, dean of the Kent State University at Geauga.
As enrollment increased classes were moved to the school building in 1995, and the public was invited to take courses alongside the automotive workers.
"This is a remarkable success story," said David Mohan, dean of the Kent State University at Geauga, adding that Twinsburg had 175 students enrolled in 2004.
KSU-Geauga's dean, David ...
KSU-Geauga's dean, David Mohan, given Diversity Trailblazer Award
KSU-Geauga's dean, David Mohan, given Diversity Trailblazer Award - news-herald.com
KSU-Geauga's dean, David Mohan, given Diversity Trailblazer Award
David Mohan, who oversees the Kent State University's regional campus in Burton Township and the state university regional academic center in Twinsburg, is the recipient of the 2012 Diversity Trailblazer Award.
The honor is a universitywide award that recognizes faculty, staff or departmental groups for their significant contributions to enhance diversity and inclusive excellence at KSU
"This award is important because it is designed to recognize a person who internalizes one of the core values of the university, which is excellence in diversity and inclusion," said the Rev. Ronald Fowler, a member of the selection committee and recipient of last year's Diversity Trailblazer Award.
"The award is an affirmation of what kind of community we want to be, and Dean Mohan really cares about creating a diverse community for students to learn in and learn from.
The committee made a very wise choice, and we're very fortunate here in our Kent State family to have a person of this stature working at the university."
expressed appreciation and gratitude on behalf of the faculty, staff and students at the KSU Geauga Campus and academic center in Twinsburg.
"Diversity provides a greater synergy across all segments of both our campuses to ultimately benefit our students and enrich their university experience," Mohan
said in a news release.
Mohan began his career at Kent State as an assistant professor in industrial teacher education.
After earning a promotion to associate professor, Mohan was named director of Kent State's School of Technology, where he administered both undergraduate and graduate programs, assisted in the development of technical associate degrees on seven regional campuses and supervised the university's flight training program.
Following his academic career, Mohan accepted the position of vice president of operations at a printing corporation in Akron, where he eventually was promoted to chief operating officer.
In addition to his credentials in education and industry, he also has a background in community affairs, serving as president of the Board for Portage Area Senior Services and chairman of the Board for United Christian Ministries.
also has volunteered his
time and support to Hospice and the Alzheimer's Association
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Mohan holds a doctoral degree in industrial technology from Ohio State University, a master of arts in gerontology from Kent State, a master of Science in industrial education from the University of Maryland and a bachelor's degree in industrial arts education from California University of Pennsylvania.
Interim dean Mohan ascends to permanent position
Click Here!> > Kent State University "recycled" an old friend and colleague when it named David Mohan as dean of its Geauga campus in Burton Township."We are in a way recycling Dave, but believe he has plenty of good years left in him," Shirley Barton, KSU's executive dean of regional campuses, said Wednesday at a reception honoring Mohan."We are in a way recycling Dave, but believe he has plenty of good years left in him," Shirley Barton, KSU's executive dean of regional campuses, said Wednesday at a reception honoring Mohan.
...Since January, Mohan has served as interim dean."You have to understand even with all the work Dave had done here since January, he was holding back because he was the interim dean," said Vice President of Regional Campuses Patricia Book.
"You haven't seen anything yet."Mohan
was thrilled to be put at the helm of what he
called a flourishing campus."I am excited and reinvigorated," Mohan
said."I see so much potential here.The caliber of the staff, students and faculty make me feel so fortunate to be able to have this position."Mohan
, who lives in Kent, brings administrative and academic experience to his
new position.He began his career in academics as an assistant professor at KSU's industrial teacher education program. After earning a promotion to associate professor, Mohan was named the director of KSU's School of Technology, where he administered undergraduate and graduate programs.He also assisted in the development of an ethical associate degree program on seven regional campuses and supervised the university's Flight Training Program. After his academic career, Mohan accepted the position of president of operations for a printing corporation in Akron, where he was eventually promoted to chief operating officer.In addition to his credentials in education and industry, he also has a background in community affairs, having served as the president of the Board of Portage Area Senior Services and chairman of the Board of United Christian Ministers.Mohan
has also volunteered time and support to hospice and the Alzheimer's Association
.Mohan holds a doctorate in industrial technology from the Ohio State University, a master's degree in gerontology from KSU, a master's degree in industrial education from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor's degree in industrial arts education from California University of Pennsylvania. As interim dean, Mohan has established partnerships with the Geauga County Bicentennial Commission and the Great Geauga County Fair Board, the Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce and numerous other civic organizations.He
also has implemented various projects to enhance the academic programs at the Geauga Campus and the satellite Twinsburg campus in support of increasing enrollment at both locations.Mohan
was selected as dean after a national search, according to Barton.
Burton Chamber of Commerce
We had a wonderful presentation by Dr. David Mohan, Dean of the Kent State University - Geauga Branch.
reminded us that we should be proud that KSU - Geauga Branch is about quality and high standards - it is a university.
It is 40% cheaper to attend a regional campus.
You can't compare to Lakeland because Lakeland is subsidized by the state since it is a community college.
The campus sits on 87 acres that were donated by the late B.J. Shanower, a former Burton Chamber of Commerce
President and Mayor of Burton
had a vision for Burton and we are beginning to see the fruits of that vision.
has a vision for the Geauga
Branch and we will see that expansion over the next several years.
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Dr. David Mohan
Kent State University