Melissa Meyers

News Intern

  Melissa Meyers is a senior at Kent pursuing a major in broadcast journalism. Along with interning at WKSU, she is also involved with Kent State's student-run news station, TV2 News. She currently anchors and produces the 6 pm newscast. After college she hopes to get a job working as a news reporter/anchor. 

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Truck and container for lquid nuclear waste

Oriana House, Stark State and Summit County Think Tank are joining forces to help people who’ve served time behind bars get their life back on track.

The program will help former felons earn a commercial driver’s license from Stark State College.

E.J. Brinson, the leader of Summit County Think Tank Coalition, says the program addresses education and employment, two of the main factors that lead to recidivism.

A photo of the Summit County Nursing Home Task Force from their meeting.

The local agency on aging is piloting a program to provide devices and internet access to older people. The goal is to reduce social isolation and help people stay connected to loves ones and caregivers.

Direction Home chief operating officer Abby Morgan described the program to the Summit County nursing home task force today. Morgan says so far they’ve made 37 devices available to community members living on their own.