2018 Alumni Reunion Weekend | Kent State University

2018 Alumni Reunion Weekend


This year, KSUCPM welcomes alumni and students to come together again as a community and participate in the activities throughout our Alumni Reunion Weekend. Our goal is to increase the endowed scholarship fund which provides key financial support to our students while helping to build a sustainable future for the college.

You are invited to join us for one or all of the events that we have planned for this weekend. Come, enjoy and celebrate with your fellow alumni and the current students, to continue this tradition together. Thank you for staying connected and playing an active role in the college's future.




Calendar of Events:



Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine 6000 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, OH 44131

Join KSUCPM for scientific lectures from respected faculty, dual lecture halls, student, resident and fellow tracts, case controversies, workshops and a state of the art Bioskills Lab for cadaveric training. Conference rates start at just $49.00 for 25+ CME Hours!

Click Here to view conference topics, world-renowned speakers and more!




Hofbrauhaus, Cleveland 1550 Chester Ave. Cleveland, OH 44114

Join us as we bring together students, alumni, faculty and staff in this celebration of the KSUCPM community! We're putting a Cleveland-spin on Oktoberfest with drinks, dinner and entertainment at the German gem of the north coast, Hofbrauhaus, Cleveland! We'll be honoring those whom have impacted our college, including this year's reunion classes of 1968, 1978 and 1993 with a special awards presentation. *Dress code- smart casual

Parking Information at the Hofbrauhaus

Complimentary shuttle transportation will be provided to and from the Hofrabauahs and Alumni Weekend hotels. Uber codes will be available at the event. All self-parking and valet payment is the responsibility of each guest. Thank you.

Welcome, Reunion Class Years!

1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, 2018



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Severance Hall, 1101 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106

Regarded by many as one of the world's most beautiful concert halls, Severance Hall opened in 1931 as the home of the Cleveland Orchestra. By 2018, Severance Hall would see 40 years of students becoming Doctors of Podiatric Medicine, having graduated from KSUCPM. Join us for dinner and cocktails at this historic beauty of Cleveland as we celebrate our alumni with awards and the induction of two CPM Hall of Fame Society members: Irvin I. Donick, DPM'63, FACFASMarchelle L. Suppan, DPM'80, FACFAS, and the Late Harry Goldsmith, DPM, FACFAS. *Dress code- cocktail


Complimentary shuttle transportation will be provided to and from the Hofrabauahs and Alumni Weekend hotels. Uber codes will be available at the event. All self-parking and valet payment is the responsibility of each guest. Thank you.


sunday, august 19th

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St. Denis Golf Club, 10660 Chardon Rd. Chardon, OH 44024

The OPMSA Golf Outing is a time-honored student tradition that allows an opportunity for alumni and student interactions and connection. Please join us for a friendly round of golf or just dinner, and help shape the doctors of tomorrow. Click here to view the Golf Brochure.

*Dress code- golf attire




Thank you to our sponsors

Special thanks to our Premier Sponsor of 2018 Alumni Reunion networking and social events, OCPM Foundation!

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 Abbott Medical    Alan Block, DPM '82     APMSA     Amniox Medical    Avitus Orthopedics, Inc.    Bako Diagnostics    Cartiva, Inc. 

CEA Medical    Central Cadillac    CrossRoads Extremity Systems    Darco International    Depuy Synthes    Diamond Orthopedic    Earthwalk Orthotics       

Erchonia Corporation     Esplin Medical     Gene Pascarella, DPM '82    Gill Podiatry Supply & Equipment    Hapad, Inc.

     Horizon Pharma     In2Bones USA    Infinity Orthopedics     Karen Kellogg, DPM'00    KSUCPM Alumni    Legally Mine, USA   

Mrs. Donna Pacchioni and Mrs. Laurie MoormannMedical Solutions Supplier     Melinta Therapeutics   

Mid East Academy of Ohio Foot & Ankle Medicine   MSI Orthotics     NEOAPM     OHFAMA    Osirus   

Paragon 28    PICA    Podiatry Content Connection    Saxon Jewelers & Gemologists     Scott Spencer, DPM    Smith & Nephew, Inc.

Stryker Three Rivers     The Suppan Family    The CORE Group    Terrance Albright, DPM     Trilliant Surgical    Wright Medical    Zimmer Biomet

Sponsorship Opportunities

Hotel Room Blocks:

For your convenience, KSUCPM has established low room rates at the following Independence hotels, each just 15 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, and steps from the college campus. Shuttles will transport guests from each hotel to Augustfest Alumni Reunion as well as the Hall of Fame & Alumni Awards Dinner, and back again at the end of the night.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Independence: $129/ night + tax.;

Click here to book your SpringHill Suites by Marriott room online.

 Embassy Suites by Hilton, Independence: $118/ night + tax.

Call Embassy Suites Independence at 2016-986-9900 and mention Group Name Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, code KNT, or click here to book your room online.

For questions, please contact our Institutional Advancement Department:

                                                                  Patrick Riley,                                                                      
Director of Institutional Advancement

                                                                 Alyssa Shepherd,                                                                  
Advancement Services Manager

                                                                 Kristin Savannah,                                                                  
Manager of Continuing Education Programs