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There is still time to lace up those sneakers, slip on your favorite workout gear and join Team Kent State’s On the Move Rec and Play Day. For the third consecutive year, Team Kent State is actively moving and competing in the National On the Move Challenge. As such, we have teamed up with our campus partners at the Student Recreation and...

As part of the Wellness Your Way employee incentive program, all full-time, benefits-eligible employees are invited to attend an onsite health screening (you do not have to be covered by the university-sponsored health plan to take advantage of this onsite service). Screenings conducted between September 2017 and April 30, 2018, will go toward...

Did you know the leading cause of death is heart disease and that 80 percent of it is preventable? That is why it is so important to love your heart – everyday! On Thursday, April 19, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., you can learn ways to love your heart and reduce your risk of heart disease through nutrition. The presenter will be Tanya R. Falcone, M.S.,...

For the third consecutive year, TEAM KENT STATE is actively moving and competing in the national On the Move Challenge. As such, we have once again teamed up with our campus partners at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center to create the On the Move Challenge Rec and Play Day on April 20 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. As we say in the On the Move...

Every day, we all encounter stressors such as traffic, work deadlines and family obligations, to name a few. Sometimes it feels like we can’t get away from stress. In parts I and II of the Stress Management That Works series, we have come to understand stress and its effect on our body. In addition, we have become more familiar with how to...

Meditation helps to quiet the mind and release us from worry. For many people, though, the goal of clearing the mind of thoughts seems impossible to attain. On Wednesday, April 18, at noon, visit Heer Hall on the Kent Campus and learn easy methods that focus on this process rather than the goal. You will learn meditation exercises that help the...

On Saturday, April 14, the Run the World 5K will take place at Kent State University at Stark. This race is the second part of the Run the World Race Series. Run the World is a global-themed race series designed to support education-abroad scholarships for Kent State students, regardless of their major. In two short years, the Run the World...

The world will never be less distracting than it is right now. Mindfulness practice involves changing attention habits. It uses ordinary perceptions to train your attention. Intrigued? Join us on Tuesday, March 27, at noon in Heer Hall or via livestream where mindfulness awareness coach Daron Larson from IMPACT Solutions will explore...

Join us for this informative lunch and learn on Tuesday, April 10, from noon-1 p.m. in Room 306, Kent Student Center. During this session, we will discuss the role of Social Security in retirement planning and the effect of the Windfall Elimination and Government Offset Provision as it relates to OPERS/STRS.  Our presenter will be Sean Deasy, CFP,...

Health coaching is provided by Be Well Solutions as part of Kent State University'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...