The National Diversity Council has named Kent State University’s vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, Alfreda Brown, Ed.D., recipient of the 2013 Ohio Glass Ceiling Award.
The award recognizes women who have overcome barriers to climb to the top in their professions and also have made it possible for others to follow in their footsteps.Brown was selected for her leadership, excellence and accomplishments, and was awarded at the 2013 Ohio Women’s Conference Award Luncheon on May 30 in Cincinnati.
Starting June 2013,
The Women's Center will be open year round!!
Each week (June 10- August 17) we will be offering the following programs at the Women's Center over the lunch hour (Noon-1pm)
Tuesday - Yoga for Faculty and Staff
$55 for returners, $65 for new. Please contact the Women's Center (330-672-9230) to register.
Spaces are limited.
Wednesdsay - Walk and Talk
Join us over the lunch hour once a week to exercise your brain and your body.
Friday - In the Loop
Want to learn to knit or crochet but haven't made the time? Having trouble finding time to work on your knitting or crocheting projects? If you have your own materials, please bring them. If not, we will have some you can borrow.
Other Services Available in the Summer
Women's Center Pantry: The pantry has staples such as pasta, sauces, canned fruits and vegetables, rice, tuna, cereal, etc. available free of charge to students, faculty and staff in need.
Crisis Intervention Support: Staff are available to provide support, resources and referrals to students, faculty and staff around women's health, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, academic issues as well as other women related issues.
Conference Space Available: Our conference room is available for office/departments retreats and meetings. Accommodates up to 20 people.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to join our listserv for more information and to stay informed.
Please refer to the following numbers if you need help:
On Campus Resources
Police Department: Emergency: 911; 330-672-3070
Psychological Services: 330-672-2487
University Health Services: 330-672-2322
UHS Women's Clinic: 330-672-8264
LGBTQ Student Center: 330-672-8008
Off Campus Resources
Townhall II (Rape Crisis Center): 330-678-3006
Safer Futures (Domestic Violence Shelter): 330-673-2500 / 330-296-2100
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network: 1-800-656-4673
GLBT National Help Center: 1-888-843-4564