A lead gift of $50,000 from a generous local foundation was recently granted to help the program purchase advanced equipment that helps facilitate premier training. However, $72,000 in individual and corporate/institutional donations are now being sought to help fully fund the simulation equipment for Geauga County’s only institution of higher learning.

The 2019 Larry Pollock Kent State of Wellness Summit will take place on Wednesday, April 3, from 5-8 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom with the theme “State of Mind: Creating a Community of Health, Hope and Awareness.”

Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine is testing a new technology for quick wound healing in diabetics and people prone to nerve damage.

Junior nursing major Adam Roman got his first taste of Cleveland’s University Hospitals when he was a young child, and today, Mr. Roman is one of the first cohorts of nursing students who will be eligible to apply to become part of the new UH Scholars Program, a collaboration of Kent State and University Hospitals.

University Hospitals and Kent State University are joining forces to address the ongoing nursing shortage in Northeast Ohio through a new nursing education initiative that will increase the number of baccalaureate-degreed nurses who enter the workforce each year.

The College of Public Health has received a $306,000 federal grant to be used for suicide prevention and to address other student mental health needs. The Grant will help to fund the project, More Aware, a collaboration among Student Affairs, University Health Services, Student Support Services, and other divisions across the university.

Taking better care of yourself should top your list of New Year’s resolutions! Start off your spring semester with mindfulness and meditation skills that can help you become more resilient, more mindful and more rested, and enjoy the many other benefits associated with this wellness approach.

Kent State University’s College of Public Health has received a $375,000 grant that will be used to provide mental health awareness training to personnel in Medina County public schools.

Kent State University’s Tara Smith, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, told SELF Magazine that people need to be vigilant about hand-washing to prevent the spread of disease, particularly after air travel.

Employers who invest in their employees by promoting a culture of health with comprehensive workplace wellness practices, evidence-based policies and programs and senior leadership support create a genuine value proposition for their employees.

This often translates into improved employee engagement and a healthier, more productive workforce. For the third consecutive year, Kent State University is being recognized by the American Heart Association for its work toward achieving that goal.