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Know Your Numbers Health Screenings and Flu Clinics – Sign Up Today and Don’t Miss Out!   As part of the Wellness Your Way incentive program, full-time, benefits-eligible employees are invited to attend an on-site health screening, which also will count toward their 2019 Tier One Wellness Your Way requirements. You do not have to participate...

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premier event for raising funds to save lives from the number one and number five causes of death in the United States: heart disease and stroke. Kent State University faculty, staff, students, friends, family and community members are invited to join TEAM KENT STATE on Saturday, Sept. 15, from...

With the start of a new academic year at Kent State University, staff in many departments may find themselves dealing with an increase in questions from students, faculty, staff, parents and others from outside the university. This is a good time to recommit ourselves to our core values, including “respect, kindness and purpose in all we do.”...

Personal safety and security used to mean locking your doors and keeping your financial information secret. Today, safety and security have expanded definitions that include readiness for natural disasters, planning for epidemics and preventing intrusion from cyberthieves.  On Wednesday, Sept. 19, from noon-1 p.m., Christopher Woolverton, Ph.D.,...

Faculty/Staff Group Exercise Classes are provided at no cost to Kent State University employees and sponsored by Employee Wellness and the Department of Recreational Services. A membership is not required to attend, but advance registration is required and space is limited for each session.  Check out our new Basic Strength class on Monday,...

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, we have arranged flu vaccine clinics to align with all upcoming health screening dates through December 2018 for all...

Join us for the third annual Rainbow Run, coordinated by Kent State University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center. This year, we will have a glow run!  The race will begin at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21. Meet at Risman Plaza (outside the Kent Student Center). This event will take place rain or shine. You can...

The Employee Wellness Office is pleased to feature our Kent State University faculty for the fall employee wellness speaker series, The Science of Healthy. This speaker series covers happiness and sleep, brain health and exercise, and the science of healthy eating. Topics and guest speakers include the following: Sept. 18 – Jeff Ciesla, Ph.D.,...

Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. at Heer Hall for a lunch and learn designed to assist employees in preparing for retirement. During this seminar, we will cover the importance of participating in a retirement plan and create awareness of the retirement plan options available to faculty and staff. We will also discuss the benefits...

Health coaching is provided by Be Well Solutions as part of our employee wellness program for all 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, diabetes management,...