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The Kent Campus continues to undergo extensive renovations and new construction. Join us on Tuesday, July 24, from noon-1 p.m. when Michael Bruder from the Office of the University Architect will fill us in on the construction progress as we “walk and talk” about the campus. The meeting location to start the walk is at the black squirrel statue...

Kent State University makes available to all of its employees the Life on the Move platform so they can continue to Boost, Learn, Assess, Move and Share their way into better health, alongside Kent State colleagues and friends. Coach Sean Foy of Stronger U Academy will continue to be your weekly coach. Registration is now open for Life on the...

Just in time for summer, Fit for Life is a supervised exercise program for faculty, staff and registered students. Classes are held twice a day on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (you choose your session) in the MACC Annex off Midway Drive on the Kent Campus. Fit for Life provides individual and small group instruction aimed at improving your...

Take a cool dip in the pool. Try your hand at racquetball. Or shoot some hoops. These are a few of the activities available at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. As part of our healthy campus initiative, the Student Recreation and Wellness Center offers Free Fridays for all Kent State University faculty and staff. This is a great way to...

Get-togethers, BBQs, parties and eating out on patios at restaurants make it challenging to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight and overall good health. On Thursday, July 19, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, we will focus on summer foods and cooking methods, their positive and negative effects on our bodies,...

The Kent Campus continues to undergo extensive renovations and new construction. Join us on Tuesday, July 24, from noon to 1 p.m. when Michael Bruder from the Office of the University Architect will fill us in on all of construction progress as we “walk and talk” about the campus. The meeting location to begin the walk is at the black...

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...

Be sure to sign up today for the Healthy Hydration Challenge! This 28-day program will help you “rethink your drinks” because what you drink is just as important as what you eat when it comes to healthy nutrition. The program is designed to help you increase the amount of water and reduce the number of sugary beverages you consume daily....

Health coaching is provided by Be Well Solutions as part of Kent State’s 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, stress...

Alzheimer’s is often referred to as “the long goodbye” because of its slow nature and lasting emotional and physical drain. In honor of people fighting the disease and those who love and care for them, the Alzheimer’s Association encourages the public to host a variety of events on the longest day of the year – the summer solstice on June...