College of Business Administration Welcomes Public Relations and Media Specialist

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KENT, Ohio - July 29, 2016 - PRLog -- Kent State University's College of Business Administration welcomes Joni Bowen to the Marketing Communications Office as public relations and media specialist.

In this role, Bowen will oversee media relations, social media and newsletter communications for the College.

Bowen is experienced in public relations and marketing with a background in media relations, social media, website management, internal communications, publication design and photography.

Bowen graduated from Malone University and is pursuing a Master's degree in public relations at Kent State University. She most recently worked at the University of Mount Union as media relations manager. Previously, she worked as a news reporter for The Alliance Review.

"I enjoy working in higher education; it provides so many unique challenges and I enjoy working with and mentoring students," said Bowen.

While at Mount Union, Bowen served as the the editor of Mount Union Magazine and created the UMU Experts Faculty Speaking Series which led to media coverage from the Associated Press, national media and a feature story on ABC Nightline.

"I am thrilled to welcome Joni to the College of Business Administration," said Michelle Manning, Director of Marketing Communications. "Her expertise in media relations past experience in higher education is a perfect addition to our Marketing Communications staff."

"Kent State University is a high quality institution and I am looking forward to continuing my career and graduate education here as well as contributing to the success of the College of Business Administration," said Bowen.

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Kent State University's College of Business Administration is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and one of the largest colleges of business in Ohio.  The College has more than 4,300 students representing 50 countries with over 106 full-time faculty from 16 countries.

The college grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, and is one of only three public business colleges in Ohio with a comprehensive Ph.D. program.  The MBA program is offered with nine concentrations and five dual degree options. The Executive MBA program offer two tracks: one targeting corporate professionals and the other healthcare executives.  The M.S. in Accounting, M.S. in Business Analytics and M.A. in Economics are specialized master's degrees for those seeking advanced study in these disciplines.  The college boasts nine undergraduate majors, 12 minors and a Professional Sales Certificate program.

The college is listed as a Best Business School by Princeton Review, ranked as a Best Business College by U.S. News and World Report, one of only 23 accounting programs worldwide to be endorsed by the IMA (Institute of Management Accountants), ranked Top-Tier for Executive Education in North America by CEO Magazine and ranked fourth by the SEF (Sales Education Foundation) in Ohio for providing Professional Sales Education.

The college boasts an onsite Career Services Office and International Programs Office dedicated to business students, and operates the Global Management Center, the Center for Information Systems and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation all propelling scholarly research, establishing innovative industry partnerships and providing outreach to Northeast Ohio and beyond.

Media Contacts:
Joni Bowen, Public Relations and Media Specialist, (330) 672-1279,

Michelle Parrish Manning, Director of Marketing Communications, (330) 672-2717,

Joni Bowen
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