Kent State of Wellness

Kent State of Wellness

Yoga on the Green  Kent State of Wellness, in partnership with the university's Department of Recreational Services, presents Yoga on the Green, a fun evening of meditation, yoga, giveaways and more. Also, learn about on-campus health and wellness resources, including the university's new bike-share program. This event is free and open to...

This summer, Kent State University will host faculty from the Center for Koru Mindfulness for a three-day teacher certification workshop at its Kent Campus. Mindfulness has been found to have several benefits for those who practice it, including helping to build resilience and stress reduction. However, according to the Center for Koru Mindfulness, the way that mindfulness is often taught is neither relevant nor accessible to the people who would benefit from it the most. The center’s Koru...

On April 3, Kent State University is bringing together experts and stakeholders to explore the issue of mental health on college campuses with the 2019 Larry Pollock Kent State of Wellness Summit. Almost 40 percent of college students experience a significant mental health issue, and about 50 percent of the U.S. population will experience a mental health condition, according to Active Minds, a leading nonprofit organization for mental health awareness and education for students.  Recognizing the impact...

Kent State University employees and Flash, the university mascot, take part in a spinning class. For the third year in a row, the American Heart Association has recognized Kent State for its workplace wellness program. 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...

Kent State University employees and Flash, the university mascot, take part in a spinning class. For the third year in a row, the American Heart Association has recognized Kent State for its workplace wellness program. State of Mind: Creating a Community of Health, Hope and Awareness The 2019 Larry Pollock Kent State of Wellness Summit will bring together experts and stakeholders to explore mental health issues on college campuses. The theme of the summit is "State of Mind: Creating a Community of Health, Hope and Awareness."  Participants will learn more about...

Active Minds honors Kent State University with a 2018 Healthy Campus Award for fostering a culture of health and wellness for students and the entire Kent State community. Kent State University’s strategic focus on the health and well-being of students is receiving national recognition. Active Minds, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising mental health awareness among college students, announced Kent State as a winner of the prestigious 2018 Healthy Campus Award.  Active Minds worked with the nation’s...

Active Minds honors Kent State University with a 2018 Healthy Campus Award for fostering a culture of health and wellness for students and the entire Kent State community. JACKSON TWP. The messages are basic: You’re not alone. People care. Two seniors at Kent State University Stark campus — Michaela Morris and Haley Walker — want to help Jackson Memorial Middle School students hear those messages. This week they are asking fellow students to sign a banner or provide cards, notes and art work expressing support...

Active Minds honors Kent State University with a 2018 Healthy Campus Award for fostering a culture of health and wellness for students and the entire Kent State community. Cereal, peanut butter, pasta, shampoo, soap, toothpaste and baby diapers. These are some of the many items Flash’s Food Pantry at Kent State Stark are in need of to give a helping hand to people going through hard times. In November 2015, Flash’s Food Pantry was created thanks to the regional campus’ Undergraduate Student Government. The USG...

Active Minds honors Kent State University with a 2018 Healthy Campus Award for fostering a culture of health and wellness for students and the entire Kent State community. With stress levels on the rise and mental health being one of the most crucial issues in public health today, Kent State University is hosting the Brain Health Summit on Wednesday, Feb. 21, to share the importance of a healthy brain. The event is presented by Kent State’s Division for Research and Sponsored Programs and Kent State of Wellness, a...

Kent State University won the On the Move University Challenge title for the most active university in the country. They laced up. They warmed up. They got moving. In the end, nearly 800 hard-charging, heart-pounding employees from across Kent State University’s eight campuses came together as one team. TEAM KENT STATE captured first place in the national On the Move University Challenge for the most active university in the country.   “The challenge...