The Office of Sustainability is involved in various events throughout the year.

  1. Campus Sustainability Month: October
  2. Game Day Challenge: Fall Semester
  3. Kent Green Energy Ohio Tour: Spring Semester
  4. Campus Race to Zero Waste: Spring Semester
  5. E-Cycle Drive: March
  6. Earth Month Events: April
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 12:00am
WKSU will hold its 21st annual Hunger Challenge – the day the station highlights hunger insecurity in Northeast Ohio – on Wednesday, Nov. 29. The Hunger Challenge was founded to raise money for WKSU and build awareness of the opportunities to reduce food insecurity in Ohio. Repre...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:00am
TV2 Clip by Maria DeBone Video
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:00am
TV2 Clip by Gretchen Lasso Kent State hosted an international competition to focus on global developments in the field of sustainability. Video
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:00am
Kent State University has been awarded the 2017 Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Silver-level award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes Kent State as a leading university in environmental stewardship. Melanie Knowles, Kent State’s ma...
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Kent Wired Article by Ashley Purnell and Alex Tinline Kent State commuters now have an option to make their commute to campus a bit more environmentally friendly. Last week, Kent State University became the first university within AMATS to create a network on Gohio Commute. Goh...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 12:00am
Kent Wired Article By Logan Lutton Two Kent State geographers have earned more than half a million dollars for their research projects regarding climate change and weather patterns.  Scott Sheridan, a professor and chairperson of the Department of Geography, wishes to focus on...
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:00am
According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the number of monarch butterflies has decreased significantly over the last 20 years.
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:00am
The conditions in Lake Erie continue to pose several health risks to Ohioans in coastal communities, making it difficult to maintain good water quality for citizen.
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:00am
GOHIO COMMUTE PROVIDES WEB-BASED CARPOOLING OPTIONS TO KENT STATE COMMUNITY Kent State University is now offering a unique ride-sharing system called Gohio Commute sponsored by the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS) and Kent State’s Office of Sustainability.
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:00am
A pair of Kent State University geographers have teamed up to secure two research grants totaling more than $550,000 for separate projects to study climate change and weather patterns.