Employers who invest in their employees by promoting a culture of health with comprehensive workplace wellness practices, evidence-based policies and programs and senior leadership support create a genuine value proposition for their employees.
This often translates into improved employee engagement and a healthier, more productive workforce. For the third consecutive year, Kent State University is being recognized by the American Heart Association for its work toward achieving that goal.
Kent State University employees and Flash, the university mascot, take part in a spinning class. For the third year in a row, the American Heart Association has recognized Kent State for its workplace wellness program.
Kent State University will hold its annual Veterans Day observance on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Kent Student Center Kiva.
The program, Honoring All Who Serve, will include a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the university’s Army and Air Force ROTC programs on the Student Green at Risman Plaza at 10:30 a.m., the national anthem performed by Momentum and remarks from Kent State President Beverly J. Warren and guest speaker Maj. Russell Galeti Jr.
Kent State ROTC cadets distribute American flags as part of the university’s annual Veterans Day observance.
They laced up. They warmed up. They got moving. In the end, nearly 800 hard-charging, heart-pounding employees from across Kent State University’s eight campuses came together as one team. TEAM KENT STATE captured first place in the national On the Move University Challenge for the most active university in the country.
Kent State University won the On the Move University Challenge title for the most active university in the country.
Veterans Day guest speaker Kevin Lacz and Kent State President Beverly Warren (center) pose with Kent State ROTC cadets and instructors following the university’s annual Veterans Day observance at the Kent Student Center Kiva.
Scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates workplace health programs and workforce heart health
The 2017 results of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index were recently announced, and Kent State achieved silver-level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.
Kent State University employees participate in the Lunchtime Yoga session, a regular wellness offering on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Beginning July 1, Kent State University will become smoke-free and tobacco-free, in accordance with university policy 5-21. The new policy aligns with the university’s healthy campus initiative, Kent State of Wellness.
While most people know the health benefits gained from quitting smoking, they may be unaware of the significant financial benefits.