Kent-repreneur is a deep dive into the business, tech & entrepreneurial efforts going on at Kent State. New episodes are posted every other week!


  • Episode 8: KENT-repreneur Live

    02/05/2019 Duration: 53min

    For the eighth and final episode of the podcast, host Anna Huntsman held a panel discussion in front of a live audience about innovation at Kent State! For time codes and panelists details, visit Thanks for listening!

  • Episode 7: GreekDoor

    18/04/2019 Duration: 07min

    This week, we're featuring the winner of the CEBI Pitch competition, GreekDoor! Learn how KSU students Nano Gorostiza & Matthew King are developing an app they hope will make Greek life safer. Follow them @GreekDoor and check out!

  • Episode 6: KSU Tech Transfer

    04/04/2019 Duration: 05min

    For the sixth episode of the podcast, host Anna Huntsman visited Kent State's Office of Technology Commercialization! You'll hear from director Stephen Roberts about the resources the office provides for faculty members, including help with research funding and working towards patents. Visit their website at!

  • Episode 5: Women Kent-repreneurs

    21/03/2019 Duration: 07min

    This week, we're celebrating Women's History Month by honoring two young KSU women entrepreneurs -- Symone Baskerville of Kent Fabrics & Anne Skoch of Anne Cate! You'll hear how these women started their businesses, advice they have for aspiring entrepreneurs and what being women in business means to them. Visit &!

  • Episode 4: Living Architecture

    07/03/2019 Duration: 06min

    This week on the podcast, host Anna Huntsman chats with Dr. Reid Coffman, an architecture professor who researches green roofs! Dr. Coffman tells Anna all about the concept of "living architecture" and how KSU students are getting real-world experience before they graduate. Learn more about the Greater Ohio Living Architecture Center at!

  • Episode 3: Angel Kisses Blankets

    21/02/2019 Duration: 06min

    In the third episode of KENT-repreneur, host Anna Huntsman talks with KSU sophomore Kenzie Carlson, who runs non-profit Angel Kisses Blankets! Kenzie tells Anna about why she wanted to start making blankets for sick kids four years ago and what keeps her going to this day. Follow Angel Kisses Blankets on Twitter at @nonprofitAKB & Instagram/Facebook at Angel Kisses Blankets!

  • Episode 2: Will's Words

    07/02/2019 Duration: 06min

    For the second episode of KENT-repreneur, host Anna Huntsman chats with Kent State senior Jess Keller, whose Honors College thesis is an app that teaches high school students Shakespeare! She tells us all about the project and even tests Anna's Shakespeare knowledge by playing some of the app's games. Follow Jess on Twitter at @MsJKeller, and check out a full video of her and Anna playing the games on! (Note: The podcast audio incorrectly states that Professor Dugas's wife used the app DuoLingo to strengthen her English. She used it to learn other languages.)

  • Episode 1: Alula

    24/01/2019 Duration: 06min

    On the premiere episode of KENT-repreneur, host Anna Huntsman sits down with two KSU alumni who developed Alula, a phone case that holds and dispenses birth control pills! Co-founders Ariella Yager & Justin Gleason tell Anna about how the idea came about, the challenges (and controversies) they’ve faced and their future plans for the company. Follow them on social media @myalula & check out their website,!