Chancellor Carey, Department of Veterans Services Director Tansill to Visit Shawnee State University

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Date: 
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 10:00am
Location: 

Shawnee State University Administration Building, 940 Second St., Portsmouth; and Geo-Tech Polymers, 423 Hopewell Road, Waverly.

10 a.m. Thursday, October 22 (Shawnee State); 2 p.m. Thursday, October 22 (Geo-Tech Polymers)

Who:
Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey; Ohio Department of Veterans Services Director Chip Tansill; Shawnee State University President Rick Kurtz; Shawnee State University Interim Provost Jeff Bauer, PhD; Shawnee State University Dean of the College of Professional Studies Paul Madden PhD; Shawnee State University Department of Engineering Technologies Chair Carl Hilgarth, MS; Ron Whaley, CEO, Geo-Tech Polymers.

What:
Chancellor Carey and Director Tansill will visit Shawnee State University for a roundtable discussion with student veterans about veterans services on campus. The visit also will feature an update on Shawnee State’s STEMM programming and a tour of SSU’s plastics lab. After the visit at Shawnee State, Chancellor Carey will travel to Waverly for a site visit at Geo-Tech Polymers. The company works closely with Shawnee State to get students prepared for the workforce.

Contact Info: 

Jeff Robinson
Office: 614.752.9487
Email: jrobinson@regents.state.oh.us