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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Kent State’s Spirit of Motherhood Program receives $100,000 grant to fund research program for Black mothers, children

Zaria Johnson, Editor-In-Chief April 18, 2022

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield funded a $100,000 grant to the university's Spirit of Motherhood program to further assist Black mothers and their children in Northeast Ohio, according to a Monday press...

Amy Petrinec, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing at Kent State. 

Kent State assistant professor’s research study links family caregivers, psychological health struggles

Morgan Boyd Reporter February 5, 2021

A Kent State assistant professor’s research study on post-intensive care syndrome has linked family caregivers of intensive care unit patients as the unidentified population who suffer from unanticipated...

Eric Geffert was deployed in Iraq from January to October of 2009.

Breaking barriers: A veteran’s battle with PTSD

Mariah Hicks April 10, 2018

It was a cold and dreary November day in 2014 when Eric Geffert visited a Veterans Affairs (VA) psychiatrist.As a veteran, he had been experiencing paranoia and panic attacks years before discovering the...

Louis Rossi, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016.

A soldier’s journey from the battlefield to the classroom

Alex Delaney-Gesing February 17, 2016

Kent State sophomore entrepreneurship major Louis Rossi remembers the exact day he was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) while serving in Afghanistan: Oct. 28, 2012.Rossi enlisted in the Army...

New PTSD sleep pattern research completed

Jacob Runnels April 12, 2015

A team of graduate and undergraduate students has concluded their research on the relationships between sleep patterns, smoking and post-traumatic stress disorder.“What we did was analyze the research...

Senior clinical mental health counseling major and Army medic veteran Jessica Knicely talks about how she deals with suicidal clients at her internship at a Peer Mental Suicide Training session on the third floor of the Student Center on Friday Feb. 6, 2015.

Battle wounds are more than physical scars for veterans

Sky Fought February 8, 2015

Veterans are coming home with more than just battle wounds.Psychological disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI), affect more than 20 percent of the 2.7...

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