Student Recreation and Wellness Center

Kent State Farmers' Market inside the DI HUB

Come to the Kent State Farmers' Market from 4-7 p.m. on Nov. 14 for a selection of locally made food and craft items. This final farmers' market of the fall semester has moved indoors – inside the DI Hub. The markets will resume in the spring, inside the DI Hub, on Feb. 20, March 19 and April 16, 2024. These events were created thro...

Cover of Holly B. Roger's book "The Mindful Twenty-Something"

You may have already known that mindful meditation reduces stress and anxiety, helps you sleep better and improves your test taking abilities. But, did you know that it shrinks your amygdala, which is the fear response center of the brain? Kent State University offers a free, four-week meditation class at the Recreation and Wellness Cen...

Kent State Today
Crop Shana Lee and the Well Hub staff

Everyone processes grief differently and that process can be as brief or as lengthy as it needs to be. Sometimes, when people who have lost a loved one share those feelings with others who have also lost someone, it can help that process. That’s the idea behind the Memory Circle – an event created in partnership by Kent State Counse...

Kent State Executive Chef Stephen Walk serves his spaghetti squash

Every Kent State Farmers' Market this semester included a cooking demonstration from one of the chefs from Kent State's University Culinary Services.  Chef Walk has all the pro chef moves! The Oct. 17 Farmers' Market at Kent State's Student Recreation and Wellness Center featured Executive Chef Stephen D. Walk preparing ...

Delia Brennan performing at the Kent State Farmers' Market

Singer-songwriter Delia Brennan and a friend performed at the Kent State Farmers' Market at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Brennan is a senior criminology major in Kent State's College of Arts and Sciences, who is on track to graduate in December.  This is the second-to-last Kent State Farmers' Market of the f...

Participants in the 2023 Bowman Cup

Participants of all ages braved the wet weather on Saturday for the 22nd Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race and 1 Mile-Walk-Roll. The event kicks off Homecoming Week 2023 at Kent State University, as well as being part of University Spirit Week.  The course follows a scenic route through Kent State University and its surrounding ...

Students donating at a Vitalant blood drive

Vitalant is having a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20 and Thursday, Sept. 21 at Kent State University. Donation stations will be set up in the seminar rooms of the Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center on the Kent Campus.  Your donation helps in two ways. Vitalant supplies blood and ...

Intramural Sports Basketball League Championships Spring 2023

Kent State's Intramural Sports Basketball League Championships took place this week at the Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center. There were 23 men's teams, three women's teams, 11 co-rec teams and 20 fraternity teams. In the championship games, The Step Dads outscored The Ballers 66-64 in the men's championship, Ur Mom defeated...

Kent State Today
Freshman Jayla Hartmann Starks on a climbing wall.

Freshman speech pathology and audiology major Jayla Hartmann Starks, of Cincinnati, tackled the climbing wall at the Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Monday evening. She only started climbing three weeks ago, but she's now certified. "I feel so much stronger. My mindset is so much better. I feel encouraged," ...

Kent Campus

Kent State University students Samantha Phillips, a junior athletic training major from Euclid, Ohio, and Essien Cobham, a senior mathematics and computer science major from Kent, Ohio, were at the right place at the right time to save a life, but it almost didn’t happen.  On Nov. 4, Phillips had planned to walk outside to enjoy th...