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DeWeese Health Center is the location for the free HIV and Hepatitis C testing.

DeWeese Health Center to receive $725,000 renovation

Colin Baker September 29, 2017

Next year, Kent State student patients at DeWeese Health Center will have more comfortable and private spaces for their appointments on the first floor.The $725,000 renovations to DeWeese began Summer...

Kent State of Wellness working with USG on smoke-free initiative on campus

Nya Coleman September 4, 2017

"Let’s clear the air." Those are the words that you can find on a few new signs around Kent State’s campus. Kent State is officially a smoke-free campus as of July 1, 2017.Kent State of Wellness has...

A guide to the resources available to Kent State students

Kaylee Peterson August 8, 2017

At Kent State, there are an abundance of offices created for the sole purpose of helping students get what they need from their academic experience, but determining which office to go to can be difficult.Academic...

Doctors in Manhattan say that mammograms can spot a key sign of heart disease in addition to helping spot breast cancer.

Women’s Center holding mammogram screenings

Cameron Gorman April 7, 2016

Kent State’s Women’s Center is holding mammogram screenings from April 5 - 8 in the DeWeese Health Center in order to raise awareness of the importance of early screenings, as well as an opportunity...

Flu season upon us

Ashley Perry January 24, 2016

Spring semester commonly means two things in Ohio: bad weather and getting sick in some way or other.Influenza, more commonly known as the flu, occurs frequently during the winter months. Flu season typically...

Organization provides support for students struggling with addiction

Kelsie Britton February 11, 2015

Empowering Students in Recovery provides weekly peer support to Kent State students who are in recovery from substance abuse.“The group was designed to provide a safe place for students who are in recovery...

Psych Services understaffed, no waiting list

Hannah Reed March 13, 2014

Kent State’s Psychological Services has experienced understaffing issues this semester, resulting in students being put on a waiting list for more than two weeks.Psychological Services is available to...

Illustration by LaQuann Dawson

LifeShare rewards students for saving lives

Erin Zaranec March 12, 2014

LifeShare Community Blood Services, a nonprofit organization located in northeast Ohio, is one of two organizations that host blood drives on Kent State’s campus.There are 10 to 12 LifeShare blood drives...

Senior health car administration major Eriane Matthews hands AmeriCorps VISTA Coordinator a packet at the HIV/AIDS Awareness event, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Numerous pamphlets line the event table intended to spread awareness of HIV/AIDS in the black community.

Health Center spreads awareness of HIV/AIDS in African-Americans

Michael Lopick February 7, 2014

In America, 50 percent of people who test positive for HIV/AIDS are African-American.The DeWeese Health Center, in partnership with Black United Students, promoted HIV/AIDS awareness in the African-American...

Give flu season the cold shoulder

Hannah Reed January 21, 2014

Flu season is here, but it’s not hard to stay protected.Dr. Angela DeJulius, the Chief University Physician at University Health Services, said it is very common for students to be sick when they return...

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