This event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, located on the Kent campus. The celebration is to be held June 3, 2016 from 4-5:30 p.m., with a dedication ceremony beginning at 4 p.m. Attendees are asked to RSVP for the grand opening using this RSVP link.
For one Kent State University alumna, the mentoring she gives her scholarship recipients is as meaningful to her as the financial support she provides.
During the past fiscal year, many people looked carefully at Kent State University and said, “This is a place I believe in — this is a community worth my investment.” Our 2015 Generosity Report tells the story of their impact.
Kent State alumni, friends, faculty and staff were encouraged to put their money where their hearts are by supporting support the university college, campus or program of their choice on Giving Tuesday, December 1st, 2015. They more than answered this call to action, contributing a record-breaking $252,000.
Kent State University President Beverly Warren has announced that she will personally match all gifts up to a total of $25,000 for donations made to Kent State from November 24 through December 1, which is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global day of philanthropy after the Thanksgiving holiday.
Our video, This is Kent, provides viewers with a first-hand glimpse into what has become of the home of so many Golden Flashes. The video’s host, Natalie, takes you on a tour of campus and downtown Kent; if you haven’t visited in the past few years, you won’t believe your eyes.