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

  1. Kent Green Energy Ohio Tour: September
  2. Campus Sustainability Month: October
  3. Game Day Challenge: Fall Semester
  4. Earth Month Events: April
  5. RecycleMania: Spring Semester
  6. E-Cycle Drive: March
  7. Shred Mania: March
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Anxiety, depression, stress, family issues, academic performance and relationship problems – in that order – were the major issues facing college students who seek counseling, according to a 2016 report from the Center for Collegiate Mental Health. Studies have shown that meditat...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Brothers Wayne and William Dawson established the Annie L. Dawson Foundation in 2007, inspired by their mother’s passion for education and setting goals for success. This year, Kent State University has named the Greater Cleveland area-based foundation the recipient of its 2018 D...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
See green technologies including renewable energy, green building and clean transportation at the Kent Green Energy Ohio Tour on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 12-4 p.m. at multiple locations at Kent State University and throughout the Kent community. This free, open house-style tour i...
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
  See green technologies in our campus and community including renewable energy, green building and clean transportation.
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 8:00pm
The Arbor Day Foundation By Amber Morrison | August 24, 2018 This year, Tree Campus USA celebrates its 10-year anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, we are highlighting the campuses that have been part of the pr...
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:00am
A bird’s-eye view of most cities captures the barren landscape of asphalt-covered rooftops, sprawling from one high-rise structure to another. As the sunshine makes its way across the city, the intense rays bake the dark roofs; and when the sun turns to rainfall, it floods the co...
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The greenhouse effect is one of the most widely known causes of global climate change. It is currently caused by an excess of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere due to burning of fossil fuels. Some natural processes can help slow climate change by removing CO2 from the atmosp...
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Kent State University student Symone Baskerville is passionate about sustainability. A senior fashion design student, Ms. Baskerville’s love for sustainable fashion began after taking an environmental science course during her freshman year of high school. There she learned about...
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Does your office have outdated T-shirts taking up space in your storage closet? Let us turn them into reusable grocery bags for food pantries. Do you have a collection of plastic grocery bags at home (from when you forget to take your reusable bags to the store)? Let us turn them...
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Marji Wachowiak has always been drawn to buying.  Now a lecturer in Kent State University’s Fashion School, Ms. Wachowiak enjoyed an extensive career in the fashion industry where she was a buyer and product developer for Macy’s, Target and wholesalers. Today, she still buys but...