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Reminders for the Kent State community this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 11, 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is visible at Kent State University with numerous reminders for students and staff. On campus, a mobile mammogram truck allows employees to get tested as a part of their benefits....

August Jobs Report

Matt Smith/Shutterstock September 4, 2020

Workers from the entertainment industry hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic participate in a March for Awareness, organized by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. America's jobs recovery...

Kent State to hold free depression screenings

Kent State will host its 25th annual National Depression Screening Day (NDSD) on Oct. 3 by offering free depression screenings for students, staff, faculty and the community. The screenings will take...

Students in the Conservation of Natural Resources class take waste and weigh it in Eastway Fresh Food Co. on Feb. 1.

Kent State takes initiative to reduce waste

Jada Miles February 9, 2019

Kent State students are weighing food waste at Eastway Fresh Food Company to try to spark a change in students' waste habits.Dining Services partnered with the Department of Geography to reduce food waste...

Summer Solstice event to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s

Breanna Horn June 16, 2018

Recreational Services and Employee Wellness is teaming up to host The Longest Day, a sunup to sundown field day promoting awareness and raising funds for the Alzheimer’s Association.A day full of activities...

Nina Schubert stands with her courage award given to her by John Kasich. 

2018 Courage Award recipient inspires others with her battle against mental illness

Meghann Morrow March 18, 2018

Just over a year after recovering from an overdose attempt, freshman early childhood education major Nina Schubert is setting an example for those who struggle with mental illness around the country every...

Participants of the Walk a Mile in Their Shoes event pass the M.A.C. Center Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Kent State to host annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” in April

Jaret Shannon March 17, 2018

More than 300 students are expected to strut down Risman Plaza in some unexpected footwear.Kent State will host the annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” this April, an international event to raise awareness...

Students painted the rock on the front of campus in honor of President Beverly Warren, who recently revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Saturday, April 9, 2016.

Warren recovering following surgery

Ian Flickinger April 10, 2016

Kent State President Beverly Warren is recovering after an operation Friday.Melody Tankersley, senior associate provost, announced during Kent State’s Lavender Graduation, Friday, that Warren had successfully...

President Bev Warren recounts her first 100 days as Kent State Universitys President during the Bowman Breakfast Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.

Our View: Be #BevStrong and keep up with your health exams

April 10, 2016

Last week, Kent State students and faculty learned through an email that President Beverly Warren was diagnosed with breast cancer.The diagnosis came from a routine physical examination. According to Warren's...

Our View: Sexual Assault Awareness Month has many purposes

April 3, 2016

Friday, April 1, marked the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), carrying on the 15-year tradition of the official observed month. Kent State sprung into action, with the Sexual and Relationship...

Liz Schmidt on Feb. 26, 2016.

Undergraduate student wins Yes! Magazine essay contest

Jailyn Menefee March 3, 2016

Liz Schmidt’s curiosity and interest was the spark that drove her essay to take home top honors at the YES! Magazine essay contest.Showing interest in social injustices was nothing new for Schmidt. So,...

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Shane Beneke October 28, 2015

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the United States.Domestic Violence Awareness Month, commonly shortened to DMAV, evolved from the “Day of Unity" held in October 1981, which was...

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