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On Tues., Sept. 10, from noon – 1 p.m., we will provide an in-depth look at the challenges of providing ongoing care to family members who are unable to care for themselves. Our presenter will be Sean Deasy, senior financial advisor, VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc. This program is open to all full and part-time employees. A light lunch will be...

The “Nine Lives” Project Performed at Akron Festival Created by KSU Jazz Studies Instructor Chris Coles, in collaboration with Gregory King, assistant professor at the School of Theatre and Dance, the “Nine Lives” project is a 40-minute interdisciplinary multi-movement music and dance project inspired by the Charleston, S.C. church...

2020 Open Enrollment Schedule and Campus Fairs The Open Enrollment period for selecting benefits for the 2020 plan year begins Mon., Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. and ends Fri., Nov. 1 at 4:59 p.m. The annual Open Enrollment Kiva presentation is scheduled for Wed., and Thurs., Sept. 25 and 26, from 9 – 11 a.m. The Sept. 25 presentation will be live...

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from the #1 cause of death in the United States, heart disease. Join the walk on Sat., Sept. 7 at Lock 3 in downtown Akron at 200 S. Main St, Akron, OH 44308. Lock 3 is an outdoor park in the heart of downtown Akron, family and pet-friendly, and...

Last week, more than 130 Kent State University faculty and staff and their family and friends attended a special presentation of the Music Man at Porthouse Theatre on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, presented by students from the Center of Performing Arts. Employees received complimentary gifts and dined on Mexican-style cuisine in the...

The new Electronic Survey of Student Instruction (SSI) arrives at Kent State this fall. SSI provides an environmentally friendly and convenient alternative to the traditional paper surveys used in classrooms. It also expands the functionality of the electronic surveys that, until this fall, were used exclusively for online courses. SSI allows...

Zhiqiang Molly Wang, Ph.D., was recently promoted to full professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Kent State Geauga and the Regional Academic Center. Last spring semester, she was honored at Kent State's 9th Annual Mothers, Mentors and Muses Celebration for her nurturing ‘Mother’ role among students, helping to birth new ideas and to nurture...

Faculty spotlight on Molly Wang - Exemplifying Excellence According to the Kent State Model Zhiqiang Molly Wang, Ph.D., was recently promoted to full professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Kent State Geauga and the Regional Academic Center. Last spring semester, she was honored at Kent State's 9th Annual Mothers, Mentors and Muses Celebration...

  Spotlight on the College of Aeronautics and Engineering This time last year the College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) welcomed Christina Bloebaum, Ph.D., as its new dean. Now, on the eve of her one year anniversary, Bloebaum has effectively reshaped the team that will position the college as a global leader in the aeronautics and...

They’re (almost) here! Get ready to grab your outdoor gear and head to Dix Stadium for Kent State University’s Employee Family and Friends Appreciation Days. This is your chance to win a vacation getaway during the 2019 football season. Tickets are available the Friday before each game from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Heer Hall lobby on game day, or 90...