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Are you looking for easy opportunities to work in some physical activity during the workday? Perhaps you are looking for an accessible lunchtime route to bike, run or roller skate. Maybe you already belong to an exercise group and would like to add members. Whatever your situation, we have just the thing: Kent State University’s Move...

Have you noticed the kiosks of Flashfleet bikes and wondered how to rent one? Flashfleet is the university's short-term bike sharing program. Flashfleet bikes are available at several locations on campus. Students, faculty and staff and even community members can rent bikes with a yearly membership or by paying as they go. During a lunch and learn...

Come join the first "walk and talk" of the season on Friday, April 15. Group leaders for this fun and informative walk are Chris John and Jennifer Giles from the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Participants will learn about the "pollinators" as they get some of 10,000 steps for the day. This is a great way to learn about and enjoy the...

The spring edition of HR News Flash, the Division of Human Resources’ quarterly newsletter, is available. Check it out for the latest news and information, including: A recap of the recent State of the State diversity conference Three new faces in the Office of Compliance Employee discount tickets for the performing arts Voluntary life...

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Kent State University full-time employees will receive an additional tax form. The new tax form, called the 1095-C tax form, contains important information about medical coverage offered to our employees and their dependents.  The purpose of this 1095-C tax form is to report employer-provided health insurance...

The University Benefits Department will host a series of educational seminars on financial wellness and planning for new employees of Kent State University who have been with the university 90 days or less. Come and learn more about: Financial Wellness and what that really means State of Ohio Retirement Systems (OPERS, STRS, ARP) ...

As part of the RecycleMania competition, Kent State University’s Division of Human Resources will partner with the Office of Sustainability to host Shred-Mania on Wednesday, March 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kent State Ice Arena parking lot. Shred-Mania is open to all students, faculty, staff and the Kent community. Shred-Mania allows...

Beginning April 4, Kent State University will participate in the On the Move Challenge, a new 12-week, national corporate competition. This competition is like no other, in that the points you earn as an individual will get your team (Kent State) one step closer to a designation as one of the most active employers in the country! Each week,...

Whoever said laughter is the best medicine was certainly no fool. This seminar, held April Fools’ Day, Friday, April 1, from 9-10 a.m. at Heer Hall, Room 107, shares innovative research on using humor therapy to relieve stress, identifies physical symptoms of stress to promote awareness, and uses humor throughout the presentation to provide...

In April, Kent State University will participate in the On the Move Challenge, a new 12-week national corporate competition. This competition is like no other in that the points you earn as an individual will get your team (Kent State University) one step closer to designation as one of the Most Active Workplaces in the country! Each week,...