The Office of Sustainability is involved in various events throughout the year.

  1. Campus Sustainability Month: October
  2. National Solar Tour: October
  3. Bra Recycling Drive: October
  4. Game Day Challenge: Fall Semester
  5. Winter Coat and Clothing Drive: November/December
  6. Campus Race to Zero Waste: Spring Semester
  7. E-Cycle Drive: March
  8. Earth Month Events: April
Monday, November 21, 2022 - 12:00am
From Nov. 14 through Dec. 9, university groups on the Kent Campus will be collecting clean, gently used or new items from all ages, including warm clothing, hats, gloves, scarves and sweaters. The clothing collected will go to the four Winter Warm-Up Stations on campus, where stu...
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Today, as part of Kent State’s Veterans Day commemoration, a group of volunteers along with University Facilities Management (UFM) staff gathered with shovels, buckets, bulbs and bone meal on the hill overlooking The Commons near Taylor Hall.  Just a few yards from the May 4 Memo...
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Scenic design and earthworms don’t normally have a connection, but Kathalina Thorpe, Kent State scenic design graduate student, has connected the two to improve the environment.   At Kent State, Thorpe has been conducting research on using earthworms to compost fabric waste from...
Monday, October 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Kent State is proud to participate in Campus Sustainability Month throughout October.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Nearly 40 people from the Kent State community enjoyed a tour of the flowers and trees of Front Campus during part two of the “Walk & Talk: Flowers and Foliage” event, thanks to the Employee Wellness and Health Promotion program and the grounds crew on Friday, Sept. 16.
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 12:00am
Kent State University partnered with Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City for an international cross-cultural exchange for students to focus on studying how immigrant populations are aided by sustainable gardening projects. 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 12:00am
In August 2021, 1,000 incoming Kent State students, faculty and staff began a collaborative community effort to implement a social justice quilting project. This initiative stemmed from the Community Engaged Learning (CEL) department's welcome week and was completed in late Augu...
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 12:00am
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm Design Innovation Hub 201 Meet local alumnus Kurt Ruehr. Come hear about the park project he embarked on during his time at KSU and how it has come full circle now that he is on the Portage Parks Board of Commissioners and is the Exec...
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Dhruba Panthi, Ph.D., assistant professor of Engineering Technology at Kent State University at Tuscarawas, is this year’s winner of the Farris Family Innovation Award, which supports the research of tenure-track faculty members who have not yet reached tenure.   Panthi said he w...