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Homecoming is a blend of long-standing traditions and new events designed to reach all Golden Flashes, renew nostalgia and facilitate a lasting feeling of pride.

KENT STATE STARK HOMECOMING WEEK: Oct. 1 - 5, 2018

All food and giveaways are while supplies last.
Most events will take place outdoors, weather permitting.
Raffle winners will be chosen Friday.

MONDAY, OCT. 1

  • Friends in a Flash
    10 - 11 a.m.
    Campus Center
    Come meet new people in a uniquely interactive way!
  • Stadium Snacks
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Various locations throughout campus.
  • Plank for 100 Seconds Challenge
    11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Campus Center
    Finish the challenge and receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a great Homecoming prize! Sponsored by the Recreation & Wellness Center.
  • Homecoming giveaways throughout the day.
  • Campus department & office decorating contest begins.

TUESDAY, OCT. 2

  • Fork in the Road, Kent State University's Food Truck
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Campus Center Patio
    Get a taste of "Kent" life with these specialties. The first 50 people to purchase from the food truck will receive a free beverage.
    • Parmesan Artichoke Flatbread with Grilled Asparagus: $7
    • Food Truck Salad: $7
    • Macaroni & Cheese: $7
    • Burger: $8
    • Add Fries for an additional $2
  • Jump Rope a 100 Times Challenge
    11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Campus Center
    Finish the challenge and receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a great Homecoming prize! Sponsored by the Recreation & Wellness Center.
  • Homecoming giveaways throughout the day, including exclusive KSU Homecoming t-shirts.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3

  • Homecoming Photo Booth
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Campus Center
    Capture the memory of Homecoming Week with this interactive photo booth! Create your own Boomerang, print image or GIF.
  • Kent State Stark Student Studio Jazz Ensemble
    12 - 1 p.m.
    Campus Center
    Enjoy the sounds of our student studio jazz ensemble. Sponsored by the Black History Committee.
  • Flash's Tailgate Picnic
    12 - 1:30 p.m.
    Campus Center
    Enjoy free refreshments with our campus community while we celebrate Homecoming Week.
  • Wellness Trivia
    Main Hall Lobby
    Pick up a Wellness Trivia sheet, complete and return it by 7 p.m. in the Main Hall Lobby for a chance to win a great Homecoming prize! Sponsored by the Recreation & Wellness Center.
  • Homecoming giveaways throughout the day, including exclusive KSU Homecoming t-shirts.

THURSDAY, OCT. 4

  • KSU Trivia featuring Kahoot!
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Emporium Grille | Campus Center
    All you need is your cell phone and some friends to participate in this interactive game. All participants will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a great Homecoming prize!
  • 100 Steps Challenge
    11:45 a.m.
    Pond & Wetland Research Area
    Walk around the pond for at least 100 steps. Send a selfie of yourself at the pond to shumm2@kent.edu by 7 p.m. to receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a great Homecoming prize! Sponsored by the Recreation & Wellness Center.
  • Friends in a Flash
    12:30 - 1 p.m.
    Campus Center
    Come meet new people in a uniquely interactive way!
  • Homecoming giveaways throughout the day, including exclusive KSU Homecoming t-shirts.

FRIDAY, OCT. 5

  • Friday Free for All Selfie
    Send us a selfie of your Homecoming spirit! Can you decorate yourself with 100 pieces of Kent State flair? Send your photo to shumm2@kent.edu by 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Recreation & Wellness Center.
  • Campus department & office decorating contest judging and awards announced.

BONUS ACTIVITY - ALL WEEK VIDEO BONUS!
Make a 100 second video of yourself demonstrating your Kent State spirit. A cheer, a song, a dance - but keep it clean, please! Send your video to shumm2@kent.edu by 7 p.m. on Oct. 5. Sponsored by the Recreation & Wellness Center.

KENT STATE HOMECOMING: Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018


Stark Homecoming Court


Contact

Ashley Brightbill
Manager, Student Activities & Services
Academic Success Center
40 Campus Center
330-244-5041
abright6@kent.edu