Category Archives: Mentors

Information for practicum mentors

Who’s having a busy summer?

I’m sure we aren’t the only ones! It’s been quite the summer, and I’ve let my blog-posting duties lag a bit – my apologies, fans of the KSUA Wine Degrees Program. Instead of a long, wordy blog, I’ll post more … Continue reading

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100% Job Placement for KSUA 2014 V&E Grads

You read that headline right: 3 out of 3 of KSUA’s 2014 Viticulture or Enology graduates have landed jobs in the industry – since graduation in May. One graduate manages a vineyard at an Ohio wine education center. One graduate works in the fermentation … Continue reading

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Student Post: Fall Wine Production Internship

While we get back into the swing of a new semester (which starts next week – are you ready? Heck, am *I* ready….?!), let’s take another moment to see what some of our students get to do during their internships. … Continue reading

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Practicum requirements

Students completing the Viticulture or Enology degree at Kent State University Ashtabula or through the VESTA program are required to spend time in commercial vineyards and wineries to gain hands-on experience. This practicum requirement is critical for their knowledge and contribution to … Continue reading

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