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New program to help youth affected by opioid crisis in foster care towards a brighter future

Becca Sagaris Health reporter December 1, 2019

Keri Richmond, alumna from Kent State  and current lobbyist of a Washington D.C. firm, grew up in the Ohio foster care system.For Richmond, home was not a place she found comfort and relaxation in, or...

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Twelve students visit Poland over spring break

Keri Richmond March 29, 2016

Last week, students spent the week off from classes for Spring Break. Some students made their way down to Florida, some enjoyed a relaxing week at home and some students made their way to Poland.Twelve...

Muslim speaker visits Kent State to discuss Muhammad, Islam

Keri Richmond March 2, 2016

Muslim Student Association will host Muslim speaker Saad Omar on Thursday evening to discuss what it’s like being Muslim. Omar's presentation, entitled 'If Muhammad was here today', will focus on what...

New Prayer Room for Student Center in progress

Keri Richmond February 20, 2016

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is discussing transforming the Kent State prayer room into a larger, more accessible area for students. The prayer room at Kent State is tucked away in the “lost...

Israeli CEO speaks at Kent State

Keri Richmond February 2, 2016

Alon Futterman, CEO and former senior adviser to the Minister of Education in Israel, spoke Tuesday evening at Kent State about the Israeli education system. The event was co-hosted by Hillel and the...

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Giving hope to the hopeless: Kent State student advocates for foster children

Alexandra Gray November 12, 2015

Keri Richmond, a sophomore public relations major, has been an intern, volunteer, donor and advocate here in Kent and Washington, D.C. for foster children around the country.  Richmond started off this...

Kent State student to speak in front of Congress

Neville Hardman July 28, 2015

Keri Richmond, a Kent State student, will speak in front of Congress about child welfare laws on Tuesday.Richmond, a sophomore public relations major, has been interning in Washington, D.C. as a member...

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Fostering hope: Keri Richmond gives back with goal of helping 160 foster kids

Mark Oprea February 24, 2015

Editor's Note: Parts of this story have been edited for clarity with further input from Keri Richmond.She used to be known as Keri Hope. As a child, she moved throughout Ohio, in and out of foster care...

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