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Kent Campus Events

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:00pm

Free Lunchtime Yoga for faculty and staff is available each Tuesday from 12:15-1 p.m. and Thursdays from 1:15 - 2 p.m. in Studio 1 at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. 

Please register for each day you would like to attend by visiting the Employee Wellness Calendar and select each Tuesday and/or Thursday that you wish to attend. 

All full and part-time employees are welcome and membership is not required. All fitness levels are welcome. Bring your own mat. 

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Join the Adventure Center crew as we travel to Mogadore Reservoir for a unique evening boating experience under the full moon! We will provide all equipment including canoes, kayaks and lanterns. You can ride with us from the Student Recreation and Wellness Center or meet us out at the reservoir.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Bring your bike from home or check out a bike through the Flashfleet bike share program at one of eight locations around the Kent Campus. Flashfleet kiosks can be found at the following locations:

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm

The Kent Potterfest planning committee is excited to announce the addition of the “Run Like You Stole From Gringotts” 5K Fun Run to the 2017 schedule of events.

Event Details

The race is generously sponsored by Marathon Financial Services, proud supporter of Main Street Kent. This noncompetitive 5K Fun Run will take participants on a magical journey through the Kent State University campus at dusk on Friday, July 28, to kick off Kent Potterfest 2017, with the main event scheduled for Saturday, July 29, in downtown Kent.

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 8:30am to 10:30am

Run the World 5K is a race organized by the colleges within Kent State University and the Office of Global Education to raise money for study abroad student scholarships.  This Kent Campus 5K is part of the new Run the World Race Series that will also include a race at the Stark Campus on April 14, 2018. Over the past two years the Run the World events have been able to provide $21,000 in scholarships for students to study abroad.

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Kent State University Aeronautics Fair. Enjoy free entrance while viewing aircraft, enjoying food vendors and visiting dozens of booths. This is a family-oriented, educational, community event.