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Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 1:43pm
Dreamers and Doers: Lainey Ward

Heart of gold.

Life was just beginning for Lainey Ward when doctors worked on her heart to keep it beating.

A 4-month-old baby, Ms. Ward was in the fight of her life before she knew what living really meant. Her whole world was mom and dad and the mobile dancing over her crib.

Open-heart surgery and operations to fix three birth defects kept Ms. Ward pushing forward, overcoming diagnosis after diagnosis.

First, the girl who would not live, did.

Then, the girl who could not walk, walked.

Posted: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 2:39pm
Beginning in mid-January, Kent State University will launch a new, semiweekly message to share the most impactful news and stories about our campus community.
Beginning in mid-January, Kent State University will launch a new, semiweekly message to share the most impactful news and stories about our campus community.
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:07am

The Environmental Science and Design Research Initiative (ESDRI) was excited to be able to offer competitively awarded seed grant funding to research teams in Spring Semester 2018. ESDRI was established in 2017 to support faculty efforts to achieve continued scholarly success in areas of research concerning both natural and built systems.

Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:42am

The following on-site dates remain to get your jump-start on 2019 for your "Know Your Numbers" health screening and/or flu vaccine. Don’t delay. Dates are filling up fast. Follow the "How to Schedule" instructions below as registration is required.

 

Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:39am

Get added support for the holidays with health coaching from Be Well Solutions. Health Coaching is part of our employee wellness program for all full-time, benefits-eligible employees on all campuses. Health coaching appointments are individualized, 30-minute sessions with a certified health coach with expertise in a variety of areas, including exercise, nutrition, diabetes management, stress management, tobacco cessation and general health. Appointments are available face-to-face or telephonically to suit all schedules and are unlimited.

Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:18am

Kent State University congratulates the newest members of the 20-Year Club.

The annual 20-Year Club Service Awards program was established in 1966 to honor classified and unclassified employees who have dedicated 20 years of continuous service to Kent State.

Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:14am

As the semester comes to a close, Kent State University is asking faculty and staff to reduce campus energy consumption over winter break (Dec. 23-Jan. 2). As a result of collective efforts over the 2017 holiday break, the university avoided more than $25,000 in energy costs over nine days. The greenhouse gas emissions reduction was equal to taking more than 50 passenger vehicles off the road for one year.

Posted: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 2:33pm
Farid Fouad

Familiar Face

Farid Fouad

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
East Liverpool Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Teaching chemistry courses

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

August 2008

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Purdue University

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The community and proximity to Cleveland

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

The Liquid Crystal Institute

Posted: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 2:26pm
Imani Reynolds

New Face

Imani Reynolds

Program Assistant
McNair Scholars Program 
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Program assistant is responsible for payment processing and tracking. The position also is responsible for the social media management and the communication with the scholars served. 

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

July 2018

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Undergraduate student

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Oscar Ritchie Building 

Posted: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 2:04pm

WKSU will welcome representatives from the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and Kent State University’s Campus Kitchen to its studios on Wednesday, Nov. 28, for its 22nd Annual Hunger Challenge. Food insecurity continues to be a major issue for people throughout Northeast Ohio. WKSU’s Hunger Challenge gives food banks a platform to share information about disadvantaged people in our communities.  

 

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