Kent State of Wellness

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...

Kent State of Wellness

Please join students, staff & faculty for an interactive discussion of how each of us can improve the health of our brain and the quality of our thinking through lifestyle changes that include movement, nutrition & stress reduction! There will be a brain healthy lunch, expert researches presenting, opportunities to ask questions &...

WKSU will hold its 21st annual Hunger Challenge – the day the station highlights hunger insecurity in Northeast Ohio – on Wednesday, Nov. 29. The Hunger Challenge was founded to raise money for WKSU and build awareness of the opportunities to reduce food insecurity in Ohio. Representatives from area food banks will go on air to discuss...

“I remember one day I hadn’t eaten, and my friend brought in homemade fluffy oreos,” Nina Schubert said. “Nina, you’re not going to eat one?” her friend asked. “No, I’ll eat one,” Nina replied. And so she did. “Not even two minutes after eating it, I excused myself to the bathroom and purged it,” she said. By the age of...

Scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates workplace health programs and workforce heart health The 2017 results of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index were recently announced, and Kent State achieved silver-level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. The American...

Kent State University will become a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus beginning July 1. The new policy is part of the university’s healthy campus initiative, Kent State of Wellness. For those desiring to quit, Kent State provides an abundance of cessation resources for students, faculty and staff to help them quit smoking. According to the...

Beginning July 1, 2017, Kent State University will become a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus. The new policy is part of the university’s healthy campus initiative, Kent State of Wellness. It is one of the university-level initiatives in the strategic roadmap to a distinctive Kent State. “It’s who we are; we are striving to be a healthier...

Michel Baranski - Mindfulness Meditation for Improved Mood & Cognition Joy Caldwell - The RAC Gets Ready for the 5k Race Day (Geauga) Sheryl Chatfield - Walk, Run, and Cycling Club Jayita Datta - Health is a Key to Success Tanya Falcone - Intuitive Eating Nutrition Education Program Stephanie Gaskins - Midnight Moving Maureen Keating -...