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Kent State Geology Professor Wins Outstanding Research and Scholar Award

Crabs, lobsters, crayfish and shrimp comprise the order of animals known as decapod crustaceans, groups underrepresented in the paleontological research world, but a Kent State University professor has helped shine a spotlight on understanding their evolution.

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Valuable Employee Discounts for Your Summer Fun and More

Posted June 10, 2013

What are your plans for rest and relaxation this summer? Whether it’s a trip to the beach or a “staycation,” be sure and check out the many discounted programs and activities to maximize your summer fun!

One program in particular, the Best Benefits Club (BBC), offers discounts on hundreds of recreational activities and locations in Ohio and throughout the United States. Kent State faculty and staff can take advantage of the BBC offerings and save money throughout the year on everyday needs and family fun.

Examples of discount prices for destinations and activities include: Cedar Point, Kings Island, Great Wolf Lodge, the Cleveland, Columbus and Akron zoos, Regal, Cinemark and AMC theatres, Playhouse Square, Cleveland Indians games and much more.

BBC is easy to use. Just visit www.bbcmember.com and use kent410 for the password. Once logged in, you can search for a discount by activity or location, and follow the instructions to access the discount or purchase tickets. For questions about the BBC program, contact BBC at 330-273-5756.

In addition to the BBC program, there are other discounts available to Kent State employees, ranging from airport parking and wireless phone service to travel and automotive needs. To learn more about these discounts, visit www.kent.edu/hr/records/discounts.cfm.