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Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 9:00am

The 14th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop will prepare media professionals, including student journalists, to report responsibly on the causes and consequences of opioid abuse, addiction, treatment and death.


Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

In honor of Recovery Month, Kent State University's Collegiate Recovery Community is proud to host Todd Zalkins and the screening of his award-winning film "Long Way Back: The Story of Todd 'Z-Man' Zalkins."

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Kent State University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center is hosting its annual Rainbow Run this year on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at Risman Plaza on the Kent Campus. Formerly known as That Gay 5K, the Rainbow Run is an evening fun run where participants can run, walk, stroll and glow their way to the finish line!”

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to 10:00pm

The annual Main Street Kent Oktoberfest is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, from noon-10 p.m. The event will take place on Franklin Avenue and W. Erie Street in downtown Kent. Local eateries will be set up on the street, selling specially prepared German foods. Vendors will include Erie Street Kitchen, Burnside Barbecue, Brimfield Bread Oven, Ray’s Place, Grazers, Scratch, Treno and Kent Cheesemonger. Popped! will also be serving up beer-roasted nuts and other tasty fall treats for the event.

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 5:00pm

"Fashion Meets the Body" is a juried Kent State faculty exhibition that will be exhibited in the Kent State Museum Sept. 28, 2018-Sept. 1, 2019. All juried work was selected by jurors Rachel Delphia and Margaret Powell from Carnegie Museum of Art. The exhibit features work that relates to the theme “Fashion Meets the Body.” It will include individual and collaborative faculty work from the School of Art and the Fashion School. The exhibition also will feature innovative two- and three-dimensional artwork that uses technology, mixed media and fiber.

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The School of Art at Kent State University presents an artist talk with filmmaker, Heather Lenz. During the artist talk, Ms. Lenz will show a clip of her film, "Kusama – Infinity" and will talk about her experiences writing, directing and producing the documentary, which is about artist Yayoi Kusama. This event is free and open to all.

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

See green technologies in our campus and community including renewable energy, green building and clean transportation.

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Where: Williamson House 

When: Friday, October 5, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Begin your Homecoming weekend by joining the Women's Center for an evening of community and celebration. Reconnect with friends and colleagues and share your stories and Kent State experiences. Help us create a timeline of significant contributions women have made through out Kent State history. Please bring your photos, memories, T-shirts and any other memorabilia that help share the story of women at Kent State over the decades.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Alumni are invited to a complimentary continental breakfast at the Rock on Front Campus beginning at 9 a.m. during Homecoming. It is an excellent place for the parade viewing as well. The Homecoming Parade features floats, Kent State University and local high school marching bands, university colleges and departments, Kent State cheerleaders and athletes, community organizations, local officials and more!

Alumni Parade Viewing: The Rock, Front Campus

Route: Beginning at Midway Drive, the parade will head down East Main Street and end at Franklin Avenue.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

The Uumbaji Art Gallery is proud to host "BUS at 50: Photographs From the Collection of E. Timothy Moore, Lafayette Tolliver and Others." This show chronicles the development and programming of Black United Students at Kent State University over the last 50 years.