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Kent State Promotes Two Officials in the Center for Corporate and Professional Development

Posted Jul. 29, 2013
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Amy Lane, former executive director for
the Center for Corporate and Professional
Development, has been named associate
vice president for corporate and professional
development.

Kent State University has announced promotion of two officials in its Center for Corporate and Professional Development. Both will have expanded responsibility for enhancing and expanding relationships with major employers in the state and beyond, and to strategically connect corporations and business enterprises with Kent State’s many assets.

Amy Lane, former executive director for the Center for Corporate and Professional Development, and North Canton, Ohio, native, has been named associate vice president for corporate and professional development. Corianne Kocarek, also from North Canton, has been named program manager for the Center for Corporate and Professional Development. Kocarek was previously outreach program coordinator for the center. Both appointments were effective April 1, 2013.

“Amy and Corianne’s expanded responsibilities will better position Kent State to maximize our interactions with corporate stakeholders who can benefit from accessing the talents and resources of our university,” says Iris Harvey, vice president for university relations.

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Corianne Kocarek, has been named
program manager for the Center for
Corporate and Professional Development.
Kocarek was previously outreach program
coordinator for the center.

Kent State’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development assists organizations with their talent development needs. Highly credentialed and experienced facilitators work with employees to build supervisory, management and leadership skills, enhance project management abilities, communicate effectively, drive teams forward and deal well with change and conflict. The center offers both onsite, tailored training at organizations, and open enrollment professional development programs.

For more information about Kent State’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development, visit www.kent.edu/YourTrainingPartner