There’s plenty to see and do within easy walking distance of the Kent Campus. Follow the Lefton Esplanade to experience a city renaissance of new restaurants and specialty shops that have brought a renewed energy to Kent’s already vibrant downtown.
In 1920 the first Kent State University athletics team played. The sport was football. The “field band” was there and played in the stands. From then until now, the Kent State community brings that Golden Flashes pride to every game and every team that plays for Kent State.
The Kent State University Museum contains important collections of fashion and decorative arts. Its eight galleries feature changing exhibitions of work by many of the world's great artists and designers.