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Signing up for personal health coaching is as easy as 1…2…3. If you are interested in working on health-related concerns with a wellness expert, attend the next personal health coaching session on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in Heer Hall, Room 103, at 635 Loop Rd. Pre-registration is required. Certified through WellCoaches of...

Searching for summertime fun for you and the family at bargain rates? Maybe a day trip to Cedar Point or Kings Island? How about an afternoon at the Cleveland or Akron zoo? Or catch a performance of the hit musical Hamilton at Playhouse Square? Kent State University is a member of the Best Benefits Club (BBC), which means employees are eligible...

See the vibrant colors of annual flowers in bloom across the Kent Campus on Thursday, July 14, at noon. One of the knowledgeable employees from University Facilities Management will lead this walk. Walk and Talks are a great opportunity to get some exercise, meet your co-workers and learn and see more of our beautiful campus.   Meet at the...

We all know that fruits and vegetables are good for us, but how many of us really get the number of servings we need? Find new ways to incorporate fruits and vegetables into your diet. Explore types of fruits and vegetables and their health benefits by taking part in the Colors of Summer Veggie and Fruit Challenge from July 11 through Aug....

Pension reform legislation passed in 2012 included increasing the member contribution rate to 14 percent. This increase has been phased in 1 percent per year. The final scheduled increase took effect on July 1, 2016, when the rate increases to 14 percent from 13 percent. For State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio’s (STRS Ohio) Combined (CO)...

Take a leisurely lunchtime bike ride across the Kent Campus this Thursday, July 7, from noon to 1 p.m. Bring your bike from home or check out a bike through the Flashfleet bike share program at one of eight locations around campus. Chris John from Kent State’s Department of Recreational Services will lead participants on a 30-minute ride on the...

Learn how to get the most out of your walk on Friday, June 24, at noon. Meet at the Black Squirrel statue between University Library and the Kent Student Center on the Kent Campus. The walk will begin at 12:15 p.m. No registration required.

Be Well Solutions health coaches, certified through Wellcoaches of America, work with employees individually to help them reach their wellness goals.  Our coaches have expertise in a variety of areas including exercise, nutrition, stress management, tobacco cessation and general health. Onsite health coaching sessions will be available...

A Total Body Toning class will be offered every Monday in the summer semester, beginning June 27 from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. This class helps boost your metabolism by incorporating strength and cardio segments using equipment such as dumbbells, body bars and bands for a total body workout. Please register for...

The Division of Human Resources recently honored 47 Kent State University employees at the annual 20-Year Club celebration in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Employees can access a poster of the 2016 20-Year Club members on the HR website. Congratulations inductees!