Kent Campus Events

Monday, September 16, 2019 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm

Monthly seminar of the Brain Health Research Institute featuring internal and external speakers who are carrying out innovative neuroscience research.

Learn more about the BHRI Seminar Series

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Kent State University's Alternative Breaks expose students to social justice and cultural issues through direct service, community engagement, reflection, and a variety of cultural activities. These programs engage students in service, inform them about current social issues, and encourage their on-going involvement in social change. Learn about upcoming alternative break opportunities through this session.

Learn More at Kent State's Alternative Break Website

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm

Featured on The CBS Morning Show, Huffington Post, and CNN the Laugh in Peace Tour builds bridges and reconciles differences through humor. The tour has performed at the World Bank, Palestinian Festivals, Colleges and Synagogues around the world. This fall, it’s coming to Kent State! Featuring Muslim Comedian Gibran Saleem and Rabbi/Stand-up Comic (Really) Bob Alper. Tickets at Students: $7. Community: $15. Early bird discounts available before Sept. 1st!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us at our Sip n Paint to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Portage County. Small donations are recommended and greatly appreciated. All proceeds will go sustainable housing in our community.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

You're invited to the opening reception celebrating our two newest exhibits: "Culture/Counterculture: Fashions of the 1960s and '70s" & "Wearing Justice: A Tribute to May 4th." This reception is open to the public. The exhibition "Culture/Counterculture" looks at fashions of the 1960s and early 1970s with a particular focus on the generation gap during that period. The exhibition is scheduled to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Kent State’s shootings on May 4, 1970.

Saturday, September 21, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, September 22, 2019 (All day)

The Homecoming 2019 date is set: Saturday, Sept. 21! The Golden Flashes game time to be determined! Save the date and join us for an exciting homecoming weekend. Plans are underway! Don’t miss this year’s festivities. Applications are now available for 2019 Homecoming Court! Visit our website later this spring and summer for updates.

Learn more about this year's Homecoming

Saturday, September 21, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Did Kent State play an important role in your relationship? If so, make sure you and your sweetie are a part of this special Homecoming tradition. Celebrate your relationship by joining other couples to Kiss on the K! All couples will kiss on the K at Risman Plaza when the bell rings at 12:30 p.m. A special performance by the Kent Clarks and activities will begin at noon.

Congratulations to the 2019 Kiss on the K Honorary Couples! 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

This event is open to all students/alumni of all campuses seeking: full-time, part-time, co-op, on-campus, and internship opportunities; industry information; career advice; networking contacts; or would like to explore organizations and opportunities. Be prepared! Professional attire is recommended. Visit the Career Closet to find the key pieces you need to complete your professional wardrobe! Attend a drop-in session to get your resume reviewed, practice your elevator pitch, learn how to research organizations attending the fair and ask quick career fair related questions!

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 5:00pm to Monday, September 30, 2019 - 12:00am

Welcome to the roughest and toughest hackathon in the Wild West! That is right folks, Kent Hack Enough is returning for its 8th year at Kent State University, and the theme is the Wild West. Kent Hack Enough is a 36-hour hackathon located at the Kent State University Library over the weekend of Sept. 27. Make new connections, form a group, and build something new! Come on down and register at if you’re experienced or completely new. Come join us for fun Western workshops, one-on-one company interactions, free food, outstanding prizes and much much more!

Saturday, September 28, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

The Doctoral Forum Retreat is an opportunity for doctoral students from different programs within EHHS to interact with each other. The students will have the ability to discuss topics of interest, attend breakout sessions and workshops to learn valuable skills. Skills learned from this retreat include: creating a research agenda, APA tips and tricks, electronic filing systems, spreadsheets for productivity, intercultural understanding and preparing for comps.