Rising College Town of Kent: Discover Kent State | Kent State University

Ohio's Rising College Town

There’s plenty to see and do within easy walking distance of the Kent Campus. Follow the Lefton Esplanade to experience a city renaissance of new restaurants and specialty shops that have brought a renewed energy to Kent’s already vibrant downtown.

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Kent State fans in the student section of the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center cheer on the team during a home win.

Athletics

In 1920 the first Kent State University athletics team played. The sport was football. The “field band” was there and played in the stands. From then until now, the Kent State community brings that Golden Flashes pride to every game and every team that plays for Kent State.

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The Kent State University Museum on a bright summer day.

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM

The Kent State University Museum contains important collections of fashion and decorative arts. Its eight galleries feature changing exhibitions of work by many of the world's great artists and designers.

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Gallery one of the May 4 Visitors Center located at 101 Taylor Hall

May 4 Visitors Center

The May 4 Visitors Center is closed while Taylor Hall is under renovation.  Please visit our temporary exhibit in Stopher Hall for tours and information. 

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