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The Balancing Work and Caregiving: Management of the Sandwich Generation workshop will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29, from noon-1 p.m. in the Kent Student Center, Room 310AB. The seminar will provide you with an understanding of the roles and issues centered on caregiving to help facilitate better communication with your loved ones. Stress management...

The fall issue (November 2016) of HR News Flash, the division’s quarterly newsletter, is available. Check it out for the latest employee news and information, including: Veterans Day Ceremony wrap-up Employee Appreciation update and photos New Title IX sexual harassment prevention campaign Homecoming Spirit Week contest winners and photos ...

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action is conducting a series of customized Title IX workshops for faculty, staff and students. The monthly sessions will consist of the following topics: What is Title IX? Defining sexual harassment/sexual misconduct; How and where to report issues related to Title IX;  Statistics on sexual...

Kent State University will be a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus on July 1, 2017. Consequently, you are invited to learn more about the available smoking cessation programs and resources at an event on Nov. 17, the date of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout event. All Kent State faculty, staff and students are invited. Stop by...

I know. I know. It's getting chilly outside, and it’s so tempting to stay cozy and warm! However, we’re here to help you warm up and stay active with the Flashfit Trotting Toward 10K-a-Day Challenge.  So, toss those blankets aside, lace up those sneakers and start thinking how you can fit your 10K a day in!   What’s in it for you? ...

Two additional health screening dates remain for 2016. Mark your calendar and schedule your screening for Friday, Nov. 4, or Thursday, Dec. 8, from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Be Well Solutions, Kent State's wellness partner, will conduct the on-site health screenings for full-time, benefits-eligible employees.   What You Need to Know You do not have...

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

Employees enrolled in one of the university-sponsored group health plans through Medical Mutual or Anthem are eligible for a free flu shot. You must bring your insurance ID card with you to the clinic. If you are not covered by one of the university’s group health plans, you can still participate for $30 (check payable to Kent State University). ...

All Employee Webinar Kent State University is committed to raising awareness about depression in the workplace, reducing stigma associated with mental illness, and most importantly, bringing awareness and resources to support treatment and self-care. Please join Lisa Kirby, MFT, PC, of IMPACT Solutions Employee Assistance and Work/Life Program...

As a reminder, the Kent Campus Benefits and Wellness Fair is Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 10-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The Ashtabula Campus Benefits and Wellness Fair is Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m in the Oak Room in Main Hall. Open Enrollment runs now through Nov. 4. For information about the High...