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Coming Soon: Kent State Connects on Sept. 4

Posted Aug. 27, 2012
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Kent State Connects, a new faculty and staff blog, will give
Kent State employees the opportunity to have peer-to-peer
online conversations about a variety of topics.

Coming soon to Kent State University faculty and staff …

What?
Kent State Connects, a new Kent State University faculty and staff blog that gives Kent State employees the opportunity to have peer-to-peer online conversations about a variety of topics. Initially there will be blog posts on two topics – health/wellness and “just for fun” – with other categories to be added in the future. The blog works just like a personal journal, but you get to dialogue with the authors.

Who?
Kent State Connects is written by Kent State faculty and staff for Kent State faculty and staff.

When?
Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4, Kent State employees can read and comment on blog posts written by their colleagues.

Where?
The URL or link for the blog will be made available in the next issue of e-Inside. You will be able to subscribe to Kent State Connects to get an email notification whenever a new blog entry is posted. Watch out for a promotional offer in the Sept. 3 issue of e-Inside.

Why?
A recent survey of Kent State faculty and staff indicated an interest in reading stories that relate to them, or that have relevance for them. This blog allows for online connections and promotes dialogue about a variety of topics that affect or interest Kent State faculty and staff. You will be reading content provided by your colleagues and you will be able to offer feedback, comments or questions.

What to Expect?
Honest conversations about a variety of health and wellness and just for fun topics. For example, you will read about a Kent State staff member’s struggle with weight loss and the journey to dropping the pounds, how to handle or overcome addictions, what you can do with fall produce, fall fashion trends, wine selection tips and other interesting topics. Guidelines for posting comments will be published on the blog site.

For more information about Kent State Connects, email connects@kent.edu.