Kent State University College of Business Administration Students Chosen for 2015 Homecoming Court

KENT, Ohio - Sept. 29, 2015 - PRLog -- The College of Business Administration is proud to announce two of its students, Terry Hugo and PJ Kimmel, are on this year’s Homecoming Court at Kent State University.

Terry Hugo is a business administration primary major with a double major in marketing from Strongsville, OH, and was nominated by the Kent State University Alumni Association. He is the media-relations chairman of Kent Student Ambassadors, president of Order of Omega, exchequer for Alpha Epsilon Pi, member of S.P.I.C.E. committee, vice president of Programming for the Inter-fraternity Council and member of Alpha Psi Omega. He also works part-time at Chipotle in Kent and spends some additional free time volunteering around the area. Hugo hopes to focus on social media as a profession after graduation.

Hugo believes that Kent State University has given a lot to him as an undergraduate and he hopes to give just as much back once he becomes an alumnus. “I believe that Kent State has been able to select the 12 best candidates available for Homecoming Court and I am excited to see where this week of adventures will take us,” Hugo said.

PJ Kimmel is a finance major and marketing minor from Canfield, OH, and was nominated by the Kent Student Ambassadors. Kimmel serves as the undergraduate student representative on the Board of Trustees, president of the Financial Management Association, a Kent State student ambassador and student service leader for Super Service Saturdays. He is also a crew leader at Einstein’s Bros. Bagels in the Kent State Student Center. Kimmel has accepted a position with Eaton, a power management company out of Cleveland, where he will start after graduation.

Kimmel has a passion for Kent State University and feels that being on Homecoming Court is an opportunity for him to give back to Kent State and be a representation of the type of students the university creates. “My successes are a product of Kent State's commitment to students first and I know the foundation it has given me will remain a part of me throughout the rest of my life,” Kimmel said.

There are 12 representatives on the Kent State Homecoming Court—six queen and six king court members. Voting for the Homecoming Queen and King begins Wednesday, Sept. 30 at midnight and ends Friday Oct. 2 at noon. Students and faculty can place their votes at

This year’s Homecoming will be on Saturday, Oct. 3, with events happening throughout the week preceding. Activities include the Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race, Homecoming Parade, Kiss on the K, Alumni Hospitality Tent, Lolly the Trolley Downtown Kent Tour, Kent State vs. Miami Football game and much more.

For a full list of Homecoming events, visit


Kent State University’s College of Business Administration is one of only 180 colleges or schools of business worldwide to achieve dual accreditation in both business and accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the global accrediting body providing specialized accreditation at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. The College of Business Administration is home to 4,502 students, the second largest college of business in Ohio. The college boasts a satellite office of Kent State University’s Career Services Center dedicated to business students, and operates the Global Management Center, the Center for Information Systems and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation all propelling scholarly research, establishing innovative industry partnerships and providing outreach to Northeast Ohio and beyond.

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POSTED: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:00 AM
Updated: Saturday, December 3, 2022 01:02 AM