wellness

Doctor and patient pictured with text that reads "Make yourself and your health a priority."

As part of the employee wellness program, all full-time, benefits-eligible staff and faculty are invited to attend a complimentary onsite Know Your Numbers health screening this fall. For your convenience, we have arranged flu vaccine clinics to align with health screenings at all campuses through December 2022. Flu vac...

Mindful Mile walker

Students, faculty and staff are all invited to participate in a fun, one-mile walk around Kent State’s Kent Campus on Friday, Sept. 22, while learning about university wellness resources. At the start of the walk, participants will receive a ticket for collecting stamps at several stops along the route. These locations will offer op...

Family hugging, with text that reads: October Wellness Offerings

Family relationships can have both long- and short-term effects on one’s mental health. Many people spend more time with their family members than anyone else. These relationships have the potential to be your greatest support system. Family members may be more likely to notice when their loved ones are experiencing changes in mood or beha...

Text logo that reads Mindful Mile and Taste of Kent State

This fall, Kent State University welcomes back The Mindful Mile and Taste of Kent State, so mark your calendars for Sept. 23, 2022. Both events run in tandem from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  The Taste of Kent State, which takes place on the Risman Plaza Student Green, offers food samples to showcase delicious culinary offerings from aro...

Get Fit Don't Sit 2018

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 o...

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All 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 Wellnes...

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...

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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."&nb...

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 phy...

Gratitude Graffiti at School of Communications

Order Your Gratitude Graffiti Kit by March 22! At a time when we are distracted by so much, it is important for us to stop and take a moment, or two, throughout the day to reflect on the aspects of life we are grateful for...however big or small. For the third consecutive year, Kent State will participate in the Gratitude Graffiti ...