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Have you noticed the kiosks of Flashfleet bikes and wondered how to rent one? Flashfleet is the university's short-term bike sharing program. Flashfleet bikes are available at several locations on campus. Students, faculty and staff and even community members can rent bikes with a yearly membership or by paying as they go. During a lunch and learn...

AFLAC currently offers a comprehensive list of group and individual life insurance plans for Kent State University employees and their families, including Accidental, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Specified Health and more. For a complete list of plans, visit AFLAC’s newly created website, designed specifically for Kent State employees,...

As part of the RecycleMania competition, Kent State University’s Division of Human Resources will partner with the Office of Sustainability to host Shred-Mania on Wednesday, March 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kent State Ice Arena parking lot. Shred-Mania is open to all students, faculty, staff and the Kent community. Shred-Mania allows...

Beginning April 4, Kent State University will participate in the On the Move Challenge, a new 12-week, national corporate competition. This competition is like no other, in that the points you earn as an individual will get your team (Kent State) one step closer to a designation as one of the most active employers in the country! Each week,...

In April, Kent State University will participate in the On the Move Challenge, a new 12-week national corporate competition. This competition is like no other in that the points you earn as an individual will get your team (Kent State University) one step closer to designation as one of the Most Active Workplaces in the country! Each week,...

Save the date now for the Office Support Staff Recognition Program held Wednesday, April 27, in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. This luncheon recognizes university employees who provide office support throughout Kent State’s campuses. Invitations will be mailed the first week in April. Managers and supervisors should schedule coverage in their...

In addition to full- and part-time employees, Weight Watchers at Work is now open to spouses, dependents and students. Participants can choose from one of two discounted weight-loss programs: A monthly pass that gives faculty, staff and students a trial period without the lengthy commitment. Participants have the option of "at-work" or local...

Relax with an adult coloring book. Practice a yoga pose. Clear your head at the Mini Zen Garden. Reduce stress at the water garden. All of this and much more awaits visitors at the open house of the Employee Wellness Resource Room on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from noon to 4 p.m. at 103 Heer Hall. During the open house, you can: Meet and talk with...

Human Resources

On this page you will find our most recent publication of the Human Resources Newsletter as well as prior editions that you may need to catch up on.  The HR Newsletter is designed to showcase our employees, celebrate accomplishments, and keep you informed of upcoming events.  All newsletters are viewable with Adobe Reader and can be printed as...