Faculty and Staff

Homecoming 2021 plans are underway! We are so excited to see you throughout Homecoming week and on October 2 to share our blue and gold pride.

Faculty and Staff Events

Monday, September 27, 2021 (All day) to Tuesday, September 28, 2021 (All day)

Homecoming has always been a time to recall old memories and make new ones with fellow Flashes. Let’s kickoff Homecoming Week by sharing our favorite Kent State memories. Share your favorite Homecoming photos on social media and tag #KentHC for a chance to win Kent State prizes!

Monday, September 27, 2021 (All day) to Tuesday, September 28, 2021 (All day)

Homecoming has always been a time to recall old memories and make new ones with fellow Flashes. Let’s kickoff Homecoming Week by sharing our favorite Kent State memories. Share your favorite Homecoming photos on social media and tag #KentHC for a chance to win Kent State prizes!

Monday, September 27, 2021 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The day’s agenda features activities happening throughout the day and into the evening. Join us for the evening activities including the Centofanti Hall Celebration.

Monday, September 27, 2021 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The day’s agenda features activities happening throughout the day and into the evening. Join us for the evening activities including the Centofanti Hall Celebration.

Thursday, September 30, 2021 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Activities will take place simultaneously that day in Purinton Hall and the Mary Patterson Building. There will be refreshments in each building, a door prize, music and a small gift for the first....

Thursday, September 30, 2021 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Activities will take place simultaneously that day in Purinton Hall and the Mary Patterson Building. There will be refreshments in each building, a door prize, music and a small gift for the first....

Friday, October 1, 2021 (All day) to Saturday, October 2, 2021 (All day)

Let’s share our love for Kent State from Facebook to Instagram to Twitter and all across social media, campus or wherever you are! Blue and Gold out your social media and tag #KentHC! You can also download the Homecoming pride images below and share them on your social media pages! If you’re a student, employee, alumni or friend - be sure to wear your Blue and Gold all day!

Friday, October 1, 2021 (All day) to Saturday, October 2, 2021 (All day)

Let’s share our love for Kent State from Facebook to Instagram to Twitter and all across social media, campus or wherever you are! Blue and Gold out your social media and tag #KentHC! You can also download the Homecoming pride images below and share them on your social media pages! If you’re a student, employee, alumni or friend - be sure to wear your Blue and Gold all day!

Friday, October 1, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, October 3, 2021 (All day)

We have a whole weekend of excitement planned for you to engage, interact and experience the College of Aeronautics and Engineering. Participate in all activities for a discounted rate or pick and choose what you want to do! Either way, we are excited to see you because we are BETTER TOGETHER. Learn more about CAE Homecoming Weekend 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, October 3, 2021 (All day)

We have a whole weekend of excitement planned for you to engage, interact and experience the College of Aeronautics and Engineering. Participate in all activities for a discounted rate or pick and choose what you want to do! Either way, we are excited to see you because we are BETTER TOGETHER. Learn more about CAE Homecoming Weekend 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
8:00am to 5:00pm

Rock out your blue and gold and share your love for Kent State. Don't forget to tag #KentHC and #KSUGTACstudentlife on social.

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
8:00am to 5:00pm

Rock out your blue and gold and share your love for Kent State. Don't forget to tag #KentHC and #KSUGTACstudentlife on social.

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

We have invited our Class of 2020 to return to campus during Homecoming 2021 for a historic, in-person commencement ceremony dedicated to the class. The Class of 2020 Commencement will take place at 1 p.m.

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Come check out the demonstrations happening at the Design Innovation Hub, an open-access collaborative maker and innovation accelerator environment for all students and all majors!

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Come check out the demonstrations happening at the Design Innovation Hub, an open-access collaborative maker and innovation accelerator environment for all students and all majors!

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us in celebration of our next chapter as we embark on a "groundbreaking" adventure. Refreshments, interactive experiences and CAE Alumni and Friends Dinner and Award Ceremony to follow.

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us in celebration of our next chapter as we embark on a "groundbreaking" adventure. Refreshments, interactive experiences and CAE Alumni and Friends Dinner and Award Ceremony to follow.

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Travel the world in ONE night! International students will host informational tables about their home countries and showcase cultures with amazing performances. Free food for attendees!

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Travel the world in ONE night! International students will host informational tables about their home countries and showcase cultures with amazing performances. Free food for attendees!

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Join alumni and Jewish students for an evening of food, friends and spiritual connection. Register by 9/30 @ 2 p.m. 5 p.m. - Social hour 5:45 p.m. - Services 6:15 p.m. - D'var Torah, Kiddush, Dinner

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Join alumni and Jewish students for an evening of food, friends and spiritual connection. Register by 9/30 @ 2 p.m. 5 p.m. - Social hour 5:45 p.m. - Services 6:15 p.m. - D'var Torah, Kiddush, Dinner

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for food, music and fun as we kick off Homecoming Weekend. Meet the Homecoming royalty, athletic director and President Todd Diacon! There will be a free Homecoming T-shirt giveaway while supplies last.

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for food, music and fun as we kick off Homecoming Weekend. Meet the Homecoming royalty, athletic director and President Todd Diacon! There will be a free Homecoming T-shirt giveaway while supplies last.

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

You're invited to attend the KSU Homecoming Fireworks at Kent Campus. Bring your family and friends.

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

You're invited to attend the KSU Homecoming Fireworks at Kent Campus. Bring your family and friends.

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Kent State University invites you to join us for fireworks downtown after the Homecoming Kickoff. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the show! Test shots will go off at 7 p.m.

Friday, October 1, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Kent State University invites you to join us for fireworks downtown after the Homecoming Kickoff. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the show! Test shots will go off at 7 p.m.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
8:00am to 10:00am

The annual race, named after fedora-loving former Kent State University President George Bowman, will take place during Kent State University Spirit Week. Chip timing will be used.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
8:00am to 10:00am

The annual race, named after fedora-loving former Kent State University President George Bowman, will take place during Kent State University Spirit Week. Chip timing will be used.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
9:00am to 9:30am

Come represent KSUGTAC at Homecoming and take a photo together at the KSU rock at 9 a.m.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
9:00am to 9:30am

Come represent KSUGTAC at Homecoming and take a photo together at the KSU rock at 9 a.m.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
10:15am to 11:30am

Can’t make it to campus? Grab a cup of coffee and have a morning chat with President Todd Diacon prior to our first livestream of the parade! Join us to watch the parade and hear from special guests. What would you like to talk to President Diacon about during our Virtual Coffee Chat? Share Your Questions And let us know if you plan on watching the virtual parade livestream. Let Us Know You Are Watching

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
10:15am to 11:30am

Can’t make it to campus? Grab a cup of coffee and have a morning chat with President Todd Diacon prior to our first livestream of the parade! Join us to watch the parade and hear from special guests. What would you like to talk to President Diacon about during our Virtual Coffee Chat? Share Your Questions And let us know if you plan on watching the virtual parade livestream. Let Us Know You Are Watching

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Join us for the Homecoming Parade at Kent Campus. Our Royalty, Dan Painley, Mackenzie Schimpf, and Abigail Gradomski will be in the parade. Come cheer them on!

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Join us for the Homecoming Parade at Kent Campus. Our Royalty, Dan Painley, Mackenzie Schimpf, and Abigail Gradomski will be in the parade. Come cheer them on!

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Celebrate Kent State at the Homecoming Parade. We have the best spot to watch the parade at the Rock on Front Campus!

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Celebrate Kent State at the Homecoming Parade. We have the best spot to watch the parade at the Rock on Front Campus!

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

After the parade, CPH students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends can stop by Moulton Hall's west entrance (facing the Rock) patio for light refreshments and to pick up some new CPH swag.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

After the parade, CPH students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends can stop by Moulton Hall's west entrance (facing the Rock) patio for light refreshments and to pick up some new CPH swag.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

Celebrate Homecoming with other LGBTQ+ and ally individuals; ALL are welcome including alumni, students, faculty/staff and community members. Free appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages provided.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

Celebrate Homecoming with other LGBTQ+ and ally individuals; ALL are welcome including alumni, students, faculty/staff and community members. Free appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages provided.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Come check out the demonstrations happening at the Design Innovation Hub, an open-access collaborative maker and innovation accelerator environment for all students and all majors!

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Come check out the demonstrations happening at the Design Innovation Hub, an open-access collaborative maker and innovation accelerator environment for all students and all majors!

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Be a part of a favorite Kent State Homecoming tradition as we celebrate 10 years of KSU couples. Share a kiss with your significant other on the “K."

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Be a part of a favorite Kent State Homecoming tradition as we celebrate 10 years of KSU couples. Share a kiss with your significant other on the “K."

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm

The introduction of the Integrated Greek Council (IGC) plots serves to celebrate the rich tradition between the university and nation, allowing history to be on display for generations to come.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm

The introduction of the Integrated Greek Council (IGC) plots serves to celebrate the rich tradition between the university and nation, allowing history to be on display for generations to come.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Join fellow Kent State Alumni and friends at this free pregame party featuring food, fun and festivities for the whole family outside at Dix Stadium!

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Join fellow Kent State Alumni and friends at this free pregame party featuring food, fun and festivities for the whole family outside at Dix Stadium!

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
3:30pm to 6:30pm

Completing a week of Homecoming activities, the Golden Flashes will take on the Bowling Green Falcons for the annual Homecoming football game. October 2, 2021, 3:30 PM at Dix Stadium

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
3:30pm to 6:30pm

Completing a week of Homecoming activities, the Golden Flashes will take on the Bowling Green Falcons for the annual Homecoming football game. October 2, 2021, 3:30 PM at Dix Stadium

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
3:30pm to 8:30pm

Watch the Golden Flashes will take on the Bowling Green Falcons for the annual Homecoming football game at Dix Stadium. Our Geauga/TAC homecoming royalty will be announced at half time.

Saturday, October 2, 2021 -
3:30pm to 8:30pm

Watch the Golden Flashes will take on the Bowling Green Falcons for the annual Homecoming football game at Dix Stadium. Our Geauga/TAC homecoming royalty will be announced at half time.