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The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere 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...

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. These interactive sessions will take place Sept. 18, Oct. 3 and Oct. 15. All...

Join us on Monday, Aug. 20, (rescheduled from Aug. 7) from noon to 1 p.m. when Beth Michel, recreation program officer with the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, will explain how to get the most out of your walk as we tour the Kent Campus.   The meeting location to begin the walk is at the black squirrel statue between the University Library...

As part of Kent State University's employee wellness program, all full-time, benefits-eligible employees may earn up to $300 annually in wellness dollars by simply participating in healthy lifestyle activities. More than 1,300 employees have taken advantage of earning their first $150 by completing their Tier 1 activities by April 30, 2018. To earn...

A diet rich in fiber is a key part of healthy aging. Fiber reduces your risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and colon cancer. It also lowers total and LDL cholesterol and improves weight management, digestion and absorption of key nutrients. All full-time, benefits-eligible employees are invited to participate in the 28-day Fill Up...

There are many misconceptions about food allergies. In fact, most people suffer from food intolerances not allergies or from inappropriate pairings of foods that can cause the illusion of an allergy. On Thursday, Aug. 16, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., we will sort it all out and cover the following topics: Lactose intolerance. Lactose allergy. Casein...

To post or not to post? That is the question many of us struggle with in this day and age. Social media can be a scary space, particularly when it comes to deciding what to share or how to interact on various platforms. Join us in Heer Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 14, from noon-1 p.m. as our presenter Jinger Moore, LPC, helps participants navigate this...

Bring your bike from home or check out a bike through the Flashfleet bike-sharing program at one of eight locations around the Kent Campus. Flashfleet locations include the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, Eastway Center, Van Campen Hall, Tri-Towers, Terrace Hall, Stopher-Johnson, the Kent Student Center and PARTA in downtown Kent.  The...

Join us on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from noon to 1 p.m. when Beth Michel, recreation program officer with the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, will explain how to get the most out of your walk as we tour a section of the Kent Campus. The meeting location to start the walk is at the Black Squirrel Statue between the University Library and the Kent...

Bring your bike from home or check out a bike through the Flashfleet bike-sharing program at one of eight locations around the Kent Campus. Flashfleet locations include the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, Eastway Center, Van Campen Hall, Tri-Towers, Terrace Hall, Stopher-Johnson, the Kent Student Center and PARTA in downtown Kent.  The...