Class of 1969: 50th Reunion

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Friday, September 20, 2019 -

10:00am to 9:00pm

Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement
350 S. Lincoln St., Kent, Ohio 44242


The 50th Reunion and Golden Order Induction ceremony for the Kent State Class of 1969 and Homecoming will take place Thursday, September 19 - Saturday, September 21. Registration for the reunion and ceremony has closed. 

A special room rate of $99 per night is available for the class of 1969 alumni at the Hampton Inn in Kent. Call the Hampton Inn directly at 330.673.8555 and ask for the Kent State Alumni Class of 1969 rate to make your reservation. 

Hotel Address:

Hampton Inn Kent 
4406 State Route 43 
Kent, Ohio 44240 

Questions? Please contact Carrie Circosta by email at or by phone: 888-320-5368

Schedule of Events: 

Thursday, September 19 

6 - 8 p.m.                           

Meet us at Rays 

A casual dinner at Ray's Place to connect with class members. Dinner and drinks are on your own. 

Ray's Place 


Friday, September 20 

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.                                


Start the day with a continental breakfast overlooking Risman Plaza.

Campus tour and bookstore visit 

Hop on Lolly the Trolley for a guided tour of campus. After the tour, we’ll stop by the Kent State University Bookstore. 

Schwebel Room, third floor Kent Student Center 
1 - 4 p.m.

Break/Explore on your own

Take a break to explore on your own or join one of these tours (optional):

  • Student Recreation & Wellness Center 
  • Downtown Kent 
  • University Library 

Tours are scheduled for one hour and will run concurrently. 

Various Locations 
5 - 8:30 p.m.

Golden Order Ceremony 

The evening will begin with a cocktail hour, followed by dinner and the induction ceremony. We will capture the moment with a class photo before the evening concludes.

Moulton Hall 


Saturday, September 21

8:30 a.m.


Enjoy a continental breakfast with your classmates. 

Hospitality Tent Near the Rock 
10 a.m.

Participate in the Homecoming Parade 

Ride Lolly the Trolley and represent the Class of 1969 in the Homecoming parade! 

Various Locations

Suggested Homecoming traditions to attend: 

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Welcome Home Party

Bring the family to this free indoor/outdoor event with food and fun for all ages. 

Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement       
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Kiss on the K 

Share a kiss on the K or come to enjoy a performance by the Kent Clarks. 

Risman Plaza
1:30 - 3:15 p.m. 

Flash Nation Tailgate 

Get excited to cheer on your Golden Flashes football team! Cost to attend includes game ticket and parking. 

(Separate registration required )

Dix Stadium 
3: 30 p.m. 

Homecoming Football Game 

Your Kent State Golden Flashes take on the Bowling Green State University Falcons. 

Dix Stadium 


See a complete list of Homecoming activities here or download the KentHC app on your mobile device. 

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