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Mothers Mentors and Muses




Tuesday, March 10, 2015
5-7:30 p.m.
Kent State Student Center Ballroom


Appreciate. Celebrate. Donate.

* All Proceeds from the event will support the Women's Center Scholarship Fund*

Mothers, Mentors and Muses is the Women's Center signature event that recognizes Kent State University female or female identified faculty or staff who have made a significant difference in the life of a student or colleague. More than 200 women across the university have received this honor.

Honor someone TODAY! Access the on-line Honoree Form here:

Deadline to honor is Friday, January 30, 2015.

The award is intended to honor women of Kent State who have served in any of the three roles:

Mother - one who has helped "birth" ideas, thoughts and academic endeavors in others, or who serves as a nurturing individual to others.

Mentor - one who serves as a trusted counselor, colleague and/or role model.

Muse - one who inspires creativity and artistic/academic passion
  ** By popular demand, the SILENT AUCTION is back! **
Congratulations to the 2014 Mothers, Mentors & Muses Honorees

Sonia Alemagno, Dean, College of Public Health

Vania Alvarez-Minah, Academic Advisor II, Kent State Geauga

Kerry Angle, Special Assistant, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs

Joanne Arhar, Associate Dean, College of Education, Health and Human Services

Lisa Audet, Assistant Professor, Health Sciences

Sue Averill, Associate Provost, Office of the Provost

Rebecca Balogh Gates, Managing Director, Theatre

Kathy Basista, Administrative Secretary, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs

Sharon Briggs, Health Educator, University Health Services

Linda Brogan, Custodial, Kent Student Center

Tatyana Bystrova-McIntyre, Assistant Professor, Modern & Classical Languages

Natalie Caine-Bish, Associate Professor, Health Sciences

Sue Clement, Associate Professor, Geology, Kent State Geauga

Danielle Coombs, Assistant Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication

Jillian Coorey, Assistant Professor, Visual Communication Design

Anne Dalby, Academic Advisor II, Kent State Geauga

Kristin Dowling, Business Development Manager, College of Communication and Information

Jeanne Ely, Administrative Clerk, Exploratory Advising Center

Tessa Engelhart, ESL Instructor, ESL Center

Lisa Everson, Clerical Specialist, School of Art

Theresa Ford, Grants Administrator, Kent State Stark

Pamela Freeman, Director, External Client Services, Research and Evaluation Bureau

Cindy Gary, Coordinator, University Facilities Management

Jennifer Gehring, Administrative Clerk, Undergraduate Office, College of Business Administration

Katie Goldring, Assistant Director, Center for Student Involvement

Catherine Hackney, Associate Dean, College of Education, Health and Human Services

Leslie Heaphy, Associate Professor, History, Kent State Stark

Monica Hermann, Coordinator, Student Success

Barb Johnson, Administrative Assistant, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Kimberly Knipes, Manager, University Dining Services

Ann Kavanaugh, Dean, Kent State Geauga

Dianne Kerr, Associate Professor, Health Sciences

Laurie Kidwell, Teaching Learning and Curriculum Studies, Child Development Center

Christine King, Housekeeping Supervisor, Custodial Services

Kiersten Latham, Assistant Professor, Library and Information Sciences

Katie Levels, Senior Advisor I, Undergraduate Office, College of Business Administration

Jessica Leveto, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Kent State Ashtabula

Mei-Chen Lin,  Associate Professor, Communication Studies

Constance Longmire, Special Assistant, Kent State Geauga

Patti Marcum, Administrative Clerk, Student Accessibility Services

Sheba Marshall, Coordinator, University Benefits

Diane Matasek, Assistant to an Executive Officer, Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Yza Melvin, GPS Analyst Coordinator, Graduation Planning System

Monica Miller Marsh, Associate Professor, Director, Child Development Center

Jayne Moneysmith, Associate Professor, English, Kent State Stark

Carol Moore, Senior Instructional Designer, College of Nursing

Tracey Motter, Academic Program Director, College of Nursing

Emily Myers, Special Assistant, Academic Budget and Resource Management,  Provost Office

Patricia Nash, Assistant to an Executive Officer, University Relations

Lisa Oddo, Coordinator, Student Conduct

Kristin Olafsdottir, Interim Bursar, Bursar's Office

Judy Paterni, Associate Lecturer, Computer Technology, Kent State Geauga

Alyssa Pryor, Administrative Clerk, School of Art

Lori Randorf, Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations

Timeka Rashid, Associate Dean of Students, Center for Student Involvement

Beth Renicker, Administrative Assistant, School of Art

Diana Richardson, Senior IT User Support Analyst, Federated Desktop Support

Teresa Rishel, Associate Professor, Teaching Learning and Curriculum Studies

Renee Roll, Special Assistant, School of Art

Jennifer Sayer, Director, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Kent State Geauga

Colleen Schmid, Academic Program Coordinator, Academic Success Center

Stephanie Siciarz, Instructor, Modern & Classical Languages

Sarah Smiley, Assistant Professor, Geography, Kent State Salem

Brenda Smith, Associate Professor, English, Kent State Stark

Stephanie Smith, Assistant Professor, Journalism and Mass Communications

Catherine Snelson, Associate Lecturer, College of Nursing

Mary Snodgrass, Administrative Clerk, Visual Communication and Design

Deborah Spake, Dean, College of Business 

Kamesha Spates, Assistant Professor, Sociology

Kristin Stasiowski Assistant Professor, Modern & Classical Languages

Amy Szydlowski, Associate Director, Admissions

Melody Tankersley, Associate Provost, Provost's Office

Velvet Weems-Landingham, Associate Professor, Kent State Geauga

Virginia Wright, Administrative Assistant, Mathematical Science