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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...

Kent State University President Beverly Warren recently presented 13 Kent State faculty members with the 2017 President’s Faculty Excellence Award, which recognizes exceptional performance that leads to the achievement of national or international recognition in the faculty member’s discipline. “It is an absolute privilege to recognize the...

Brianne Tierney has been named Kent State University's first head coach for women's lacrosse. Tabbed to start Kent State's lacrosse program, Tierney brings a wealth of experience across all levels of collegiate lacrosse and has been around the sport her entire life. She is the daughter of seven-time NCAA National Champion and current Denver men's...

Kent State University congratulates the newest members of the 20-Year Club. The 20-Year Club Service Awards program is an annual event established in 1966 to honor classified and unclassified employees who have dedicated 20 years of continuous service to Kent State. Each year, friends, family and co-workers join in honoring inductees at an awards...

An initiative is underway to enhance Kent State University’s electronic and information technology (EIT) accessibility, underscoring the university’s long-standing commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone. Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility refers to software, hardware, digital content and...

In order to perform necessary maintenance on the boilers, steam transmission systems and electrical distribution systems, Kent State University’s Power Plant will shut down from Sunday, May 14, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, May 21, at 6 p.m. During the steam shutdown, most buildings located on campus will not have air conditioning and/or heat or hot...

The 31st Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference, hosted by Kent State University’s Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC), drew more than 330 participants from 15 states to the Akron/Fairlawn Hilton on April 28. Ohio Senators Robert Portman and Sherrod Brown welcomed them to the conference via recorded video, with representatives from both...

The e-Inside newsletter will take a break between semesters. The May 8 issue is the last for the 2016 Spring Semester. e-Inside will resume June 12. Copy submissions for that issue should be emailed to einside@kent.edu by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6. Thank you for reading and contributing to e-Inside.