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In the past, grocery shoppers were encouraged to follow the outer perimeter and avoid the inner isles to find the healthiest food choices. This old adage no longer applies. Today, bakeries are found on the outer perimeter and many healthy choices, such as quinoa or brown rice, are found in the inner isles. On Thursday, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m., Tanya...

As part of the Wellness Your Way incentive program, full-time, benefits-eligible employees are invited to attend an on-site health screening which will count toward their 2019 Tier One Wellness Your Way requirements.   In addition, flu vaccine clinics have been arranged to align with all upcoming health screening dates through December 2018 for...

Stop in and see us at the inaugural Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness Resources Mini Fair. The fair is a joint collaboration between the Employee Wellness Office, the Women's Center and University Health Services and will run Oct. 8-11 at DeWeese Health Center. The health fair hours will be Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All full- and...

Stop in and see us at the inaugural Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness Resources Mini Fair. The fair is a joint collaboration between the Employee Wellness Office, the Women's Center and University Health Services and will run Oct. 8 - 11, 2018, at the DeWeese Health Center. The health fair hours will be Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m....

October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month. As such, the Employee Wellness Team would like to bring to your attention some of our upcoming events that support mental health not only in October, but throughout the year. National Mental Health Month is the perfect time to “check in” on your mental wellbeing because mental...

Have a question about what the IMPACT Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can do for you? Want to learn more about resiliency training, online seminars, depression awareness and prevention? Curious about financial counseling services, eldercare, childcare, smoking cessation or the new Stress Less Center? Come to the EAP office hours Wednesday, Oct....

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 doing Wellness Your Way. The Open Enrollment...

We all have moments when we feel down or nervous. Often, these feelings are fleeting and pass within a short time. However, this is not always the case. On Thursday, Oct. 4, from 10-11 a.m., Kent State University faculty and staff are encouraged to attend our Mental Health Matters webinar, where we will focus on raising awareness about stress,...

Health coaching is provided by Be Well Solutions as part of our employee wellness program for all full-time, benefits-eligible employees on all Kent State University campuses. Health coaching appointments are individualized, 30-minute sessions with a certified health coach with expertise in a variety of areas, including exercise, nutrition,...

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action will be conducting a Title IX workshop for faculty and staff on Monday, Sept. 17, from 2:30–3:30 p.m. in Heer Hall, Room 107, on the Kent Campus. It is highly recommended that this training be taken annually. Additionally, this workshop serves as one hour of Beyond Compliance training. The...