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Homecoming 2019

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.

Featured Events

A group of runners make their way down the street behind the Student Recreation and Wellness Center in the early morning

2018 Bowman Cup

View the results of the 18th Annual Bowman Cup 5k Race. The race was held on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 at 8 a.m.

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Kent State President Beverly J. Warren poses with 2018 Homecoming King Jordan Euell and Queen Jennifer Uren on the field at Dix Stadium.

2018 Homecoming Court & Parade

The parade began at 10 a.m. on the corner of Midway Dr. and Main St. and traveled west on Main St. into Downtown Kent.

The 2018 Kent Campus Homecoming King and Queen were Jordan Euell and Jennifer Uren.

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Kent State quarterback Woody Barrett throws an 75-yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game against Ohio University at Dix Stadium.

2018 Flash Nation Tailgate and Football Game

The Tailgate pregame party featured food, fun and festivities at Dix Stadium. The Golden Flashes took on the Ohio Bobcats and lost a heartbreaker 27-26.

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Kent State graduates Lakysha Robinson (left), ‘17, and Venix Cador, ‘15, share a kiss during the Alumni Association’s Kiss on the K tradition on Risman Plaza. Ms. Robinson is currently a sociology graduate student, and the two are currently engaged.

2018 Kiss on the K

Congratulations to our four honorary couples for Homecoming 2018!  These couples were recognized on Oct. 6, 2018 during Kiss on the K. Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations. All couples were invited to the “K” in Risman Plaza to share a kiss when the library bells rang at 12:30 p.m.

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2018 Office Decorating Contest

2018 Office Decorating Contest

Thank you for participating in our 2018 Homecoming Office Decorating Contest. Congratulations to our overall winners: College of Nursing & Advancement Information Services and our category winners: Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement (3rd Floor), North Wing & Student Recreation and Wellness Center!

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KentHC App

Download the KentHC app to view times and locations of your favorite Kent State Homecoming events at a glance. Get easy directions to trolley stops, parking and campus buildings. Don’t miss out on a chance to win flashtastic prizes.

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