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Be a part of this year's Homecoming festivities on Sat., Oct. 14, 2017.

Celebrate the College of Nursing's 50th anniversary with friends, family, and fellow alumni throughout the day.

Homecoming Events

This year, in honor of our anniversary, we are inviting alumni to take an active role in the Homecoming parade and to attend a special 50th-anniversary reception at Henderson Hall.

Following the reception, the festivities will continue as fellow alumni and friends come together for the Flash Nation Tailgate and football game against the Miami Redhawks at Dix Stadium.


Homecoming Parade

9:30 a.m. line up • 10 a.m. step-off • Location TBA

Take part in this homecoming tradition and show your pride as you march alongside current nursing students and fellow alumni. Special 50th-anniversary t-shirts will be available on a first-come, first serve basis.

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Nursing 50 Years Strong Reception

Noon – 2 p.m.  Henderson Hall

Join us after the Homecoming parade for tasty treats, a 50-year retrospective, and photo by the decades!


  • Dr. Davina Gosnell, Dean of the College of Nursing, 1989–2004; Nursing Faculty, 1978–2004
  • Mary Kutchin, Lecturer, College of Nursing

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Flash Nation Tailgate

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. • Tent Outside Adam S. Hamilton West Entrance at Dix Stadium

Exclusive pre-game party featuring food, fun and festivities.
Ticket Options: $20/tailgate and GA ticket ● $10/tailgate only
RSVP deadline: September 29


Football Game

3:30 p.m. •  Dix Stadium

Celebrate 50 years and sit with us in the nursing section as your Kent State Golden Flashes take on the Miami Redhawks.

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