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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...

Professors Lovejoy and RaghantiKent State professors Owen Lovejoy and Mary Ann Raghanti with the Neuroscience program were featured recently on WKSU. The two worked together on a recent paper that looks at how a neurochemical change in our brains became the turning point in human evolution.

Facebook logoAll faculty and staff are encouraged to join the Employee Wellness community on Facebook. To join this Kent State University Facebook community use contact "Kim" with password "Wellness Your Way." Everyone who joins by April 15 will be entered to win a prize drawing for a variety of gift cards and Employee Wellness swag.

Facebook logo Professor Kaplan Elected President of American Association of Geographers David Kaplan, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, has been elected president of the American Association of Geographers (AAG), the premier academic and professional geography organization in the United...

Flash at Work logo The week of April 8 - 12 is National Student Employment Appreciation Week. To celebrate, Career Exploration and Development will provide special edition t-shirts KSU student workers. Our goal is to deliver directly to you as many t-shirts as possible. Each student employee will receive a t-shirt that can be picked up at the Career Exploration and...

Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness Fair Get your blood pressure checked. Loosen up in a “warm-up and stretching clinic” or relax with a soothing chair massage. Have your feet screened by staff from our College of Podiatric Medicine or enjoy a recreational center tour. Get a complimentary hearing screen by our Speech and Hearing Clinic staff. The Employee Wellness Office along with...

Celebration of Service Engagement logo Do you know a student, faculty member or organization that has given their time and talents to impacting the community through engagement and scholarship? Perhaps you know of a service-learning course or co-curricular initiative that has engaged community partners and students in a mutually beneficial partnership. Consider nominating them for an...

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Gratitude Graffiti logo See a Stop, Take a Pause, Add Your Graffiti.      More than 100 Gratitude Graffiti Stops have been set up throughout all Kent State campuses. Have you contributed your gratitude graffiti?       During April, you are encouraged to "see a stop, take a pause, and add your gift of gratitude."       It's easy to get caught up in all the...

Rec and Play Day November 2018 Get ready to lace up those sneakers and stretch those muscles. Starting Monday, April 8 and continuing through June 30, Kent State University will again compete for the top spot in the On the Move Challenge.  Record your weekly BLAMS! Boost teammates, learn more about what motivates you, assess your progress, move yourself physically, and share...