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Employee Wellness Director Kim Hauge has been nominated by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) for the 2019 Top Health Promotion Professional. WELCOA's Top Health Promotion Professionals represents the best and brightest in the wellness industry. The “top spot” will be carefully chosen based on peer voting and the empirical review of a...

2019 Office Support Staff Recognition Luncheon Were you camera ready? We hope so because photos from the 22nd Annual Office Support Staff Recognition Luncheon are here. Some 300 staffers connected in the Kent Student Center ballroom for live entertainment, fine food, great gifts and lots of laughs. This year’s theme, “Kent State’s Got Talent” featured entertainment from employees Jim...

WKSU Wins Edward R. Murrow Award WKSU has been recognized with a Regional Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). The honor came in the Excellence in Video for Radio, Small Market category for Reporter Mark Arehart and Producer Joe Gunderman’s video of the launch of the Goodyear Blimp, Wingfoot Three. The fun and informative video was...

Kent State Wins Volunteer Award from Akron/Canton Food Bank Kent State University was recognized this month by the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank for its volunteer work with the organization last year. In appreciation of the service provided by the university, the foodbank bestowed Kent State with the 2018 Organizational Volunteer Group of the Year award. The university, including the Kent Stark Campus,...

Kent State Receives Ohio EPA Environmental Excellence Awards The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency presented its Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Awards recently at the Ohio EPA’s second Sustainability Conference in Columbus. Doug Pearson, associate vice president of Facilities Planning and Operations (middle) and Melanie Knowles (right), Manager of Sustainability for Facilities Planning &...

Kent State Receives Ohio EPA Environmental Excellence Awards Kent State Receives Ohio EPA Environmental Excellence Awards The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency presented its Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Awards recently at the Ohio EPA’s second Sustainability Conference in Columbus. Doug Pearson, associate vice president of Facilities Planning and Operations (middle) and Melanie Knowles...

Block C Cleveland Indians/Kent State baseball cap Faculty, staff, students and alumni can purchase discount tickets while supplies last for the Cleveland Indians versus the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, May 5 at 1:10 p.m. Pre-game warm-up (11 a.m. – noon) and private party (noon – 1 p.m.) at Flannery’s Pub, 323 Prospect Ave., downtown Cleveland. Free co-branded Block  C hat for the first...

Get Fit Don National Get Fit Don't Sit Day™ is an opportunity for the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to increase awareness of the dangers of excessive sitting and the importance of getting up and moving throughout the day, especially at work. At Kent State University, we value the health of our faculty, staff and students and want to provide...

Dining Services Gala award 2019 Kent State’s Dining Services competed in the 11th annual Nutritious and Delicious Gala at The Tangier restaurant in Akron. The annual gala was hosted by the Greater Akron Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (GAAND) and comprised of various vendors, such as Core Life, Farm Fare, Food 4 Thought Café, and many others. The gala’s mission is “to...