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Beth Michel is the Fitness and Wellness Coordinator at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. 

Kent State Rec Center delivers customized fitness and wellness programs to student organization

Kenzie Johnston Reporter April 3, 2021

Student groups and organizations can get personalized programs to help with fitness and wellness needs through the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Through the Custom Fitness and Wellness Programs,...

Pamela Hickey is a yoga instructor at Kent State University. 

Kent State continues to offer all fitness classes virtually due to pandemic

Kenzie Johnston Reporter March 25, 2021

When the university shut down due to COVID-19 last March, all classes were shifted to the virtual environment. During the fall and spring semesters when some classes returned in person, all fitness classes...

Derenik Gharibian, area pharmacy director Kaiser, prepares Pfizer coronavirus vaccine.

About 1 in 10 Americans have gotten at least their first Covid-19 shot. But supply challenges remain

10 FEB 21 10:46 ET By Christina Maxouris, CNN February 10, 2021

(CNN) -- About one in 10 Americans -- nearly 32.9 million people -- have so far received at least a first dose of the two-part Covid-19 vaccines, data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Hand sanitizing station at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

How to exercise at home

Camryn Kocher Reporter February 4, 2021

The COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home order has changed daily lives and routines for everyone. Without the gym environment or equipment to use, it can be challenging to work out regularly and...

Nike Run Club

Staying fit in college during the pandemic and winter months

Megan Medfisch Health and Fitness reporter October 5, 2020

With winter approaching and an expected increase in COVID-19 cases, students can stay healthy from home through campus virtual services and online applications.While health precautions are taken in gyms,...

Flashathon fundraises with Zumbathon

Shelbie Goulding February 16, 2018

The Flashathon team hosted a free Zumba class at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center Thursday to fundraise and bring awareness to their philanthropy in benefiting the kids of Akron Children’s...

Opinion: Get after fitness

Skyler Chill September 28, 2014

Something I am very passionate about is working out. I love nothing more than feeling the rush of endorphins, wearing my Nike gear and sweating up a storm.  I hope that reading my column can help you...

Brittany Kasturiarachi attends a zumba session to help raise money for The Scientistas Wednesday, March 13, 2014 in the Student Center. The group is raising money for their trip to Boston where they will attend the Scientista National Symposium at MIT.

Scientistas raise money with Zumba

Haley Baker March 13, 2014

The Kent State Scientista chapter hosted a Zumbathon Thursday night to raise awareness of human trafficking in Ohio and raise money for a group trip to the first National Scientista Symposium at the Massachusetts...

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