FLASHanthropy - Upcoming Events

Back to School Blast Off

Wednesday, August 21 • 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. • Risman Plaza

Come celebrate the start of a new school year at the university’s annual back-to-school celebration that occurs the day before fall classes begin. Learn More

Black squirrel Fest
Black Squirrel Fest

Date and Time TBD • Risman Plaza

The Black Squirrel Festival offers students a chance to learn about student orginzations, explor different university departments and learn more about the Kent community. Enjoy freebies, food and fun as more than 400 student organizations will be set up at the event to recruit new members and encourage students to get involved.

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Homecoming 2019
HoCo 2019 Two

Saturday, September 21

 Bring your family and friends home for a day of reminiscing, discovery and excitement as campus will be booming with Golden Flash pride. Don’t miss this year’s festivities as the Kent State Golden Flashes take on the Bowling Green Falcons in a MAC home-opener. There will also be many other exciting activities planned throughout the weekend including the parade and alumni breakfast at the Rock on Front Campus. Learn More

FLASHanthropy St. Paddy's Day 5K

Saturday, March 14 • 8 a.m. • Register at KIVA; Race Starts at Risman Plaza

Students, employees, alumni, family, friends and anyone are encouraged to join us for the 3rd annual FLASHanthropy St. Paddy's Day 5K! Proceeds benefit the Pay It Flash Forward Scholarship. Run for Gold to support philanthropy at Kent State! Or just for fun. Or you can walk. Or just to get outside again. Whatever your reason, know it’s for a great cause! Learn More

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