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The Akron Symphony Orchestra will present "Sheherazade" on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall. The evening will include audience favorites from Tchaikovsky, Mozart and Rimsky-Korsakov’s tale of adventure – "Sheherazade."

Employees are encouraged to attend the Open Enrollment and Wellness Fairs held on all Kent State University campuses. Each fair will include information about 2019 healthcare plan offerings and information on how all full-time, benefits-eligible employees can earn up to $300 in wellness rewards by participating in a variety of healthy lifestyle activities.

Kent State University’s annual 20-Year Club Inductee Ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. To learn more, or to register and purchase tickets, please visit www.kent.edu/hr/20-year-club.

Kent State University employees and their family and friends are eligible for free tickets to each of the events listed (click on the headline to see events).

Yes, this year’s Open Practice will be held Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 11:30 a.m. on the South Platform at Dix Stadium.

Registration is required. Light appetizers and beverages will be provided courtesy of Beef O'Brady's. Please bring your employee ID. Park and check in on the east side of the stadium.

How to register:

The Employee Wellness office is pleased to feature our Kent State University faculty for the fall employee wellness speaker series, “The Science of Healthy.” 

Each year, employees are encouraged to attend the Open Enrollment and Wellness Fairs held on all Kent State University campuses. Each fair will include information about 2019 health care plan offerings and information on how all full-time, benefits-eligible employees can earn up to $300 in wellness rewards by participating in a variety of healthy lifestyle activities.

Yes, a limited supply of tickets are still available for faculty and staff to attend a matinee performance of Oklahoma on Saturday, Aug. 11, at 2 p.m. at Porthouse Theatre, 3143 O'Neil Rd., in Cuyahoga Falls on the grounds of Blossom Music Center.

Discount tickets are on sale now for $22 each. Limit is four tickets per employee. The deadline to reserve tickets is Friday, Aug. 3.

Follow these three steps to secure the employee discount at the Rock Hall. Using the link and special promo code: Airplane18, employees can purchase adult general admission tickets at the discounted rate of $18 (regularly $26).

Although all Beyond Compliance training information is sent to all faculty and staff, tenure-track and full-time nontenure track faculty members are not required (but strongly encouraged) to complete the training. All staff (including adjunct faculty) are required to complete at least two hours of Beyond Compliance training each fiscal year (July 1-June 30).

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