Alumni Relations

A joint color guard from Kent State’s Army and Air Force ROTC programs conducts a flag-raising ceremony on the Student Green at Risman Plaza during the university’s 2019 Veterans Day Commemoration. Kent State University held its annual Veterans Day Commemoration on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The program, Honoring All Those Who Serve, included a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the Army and Air Force ROTC programs on the Student Green at Risman Plaza, the...

Kent State ROTC cadets salute and stand at attention during the flag-raising ceremony at Risman Plaza. Kent State University will hold its annual Veterans Day Commemoration at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The program, Honoring All Those Who Serve, will include a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the Army and Air Force ROTC programs on the Student Green at Risman Plaza at 10:45 a.m., the...

Heimat in Weil Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall The Heimat String Quartet had their Carnegie Hall debut on Monday, March 4. They presented Mozart’s String Quartet No. 14 in G Major, Dvorak’s String Quartet No. 14 in Ab major, Op. 105, and premiered a newly commissioned work by composer Anthony Vine. Founding members of the quartet, violinists Aubrey Holmes and Patrick Shaughnessy, graduated...

Kent State University’s Greater Cleveland Alumni Chapter hosted volunteers at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank for the 2017 Alumni Day of Service. WHAT: Each year, hundreds of Kent State University Golden Flashes gather across the globe to make a difference in their communities. Kent State alumni and friends have the opportunity to participate in the 10th annual Alumni Day of Service on Saturday, April 21. Below is a list of volunteer sites in the Akron and Cleveland area. For more...

Kent State University’s Greater Cleveland Alumni Chapter hosted volunteers at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank for the 2017 Alumni Day of Service. Each year, hundreds of Kent State University Golden Flashes gather across the globe to make a difference in their communities. Kent State alumni and friends have the opportunity to participate in the 10th annual Alumni Day of Service on Saturday, April 21. Sponsored by the Kent State Alumni Association, Alumni Day of Service provides opportunities...

Kent State students enjoy the second annual DiversiFest, a festival that celebrates Kent State Kent State University celebrated Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 14, with classic traditions such as the Bowman Cup 5K Race, Kiss on the K, Homecoming Parade and football game. This year’s Homecoming featured Kent State alumni Ben and Candace Curtis as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals. The Homecoming parade was followed by the Kent State...

Members of the Kent State University Marching Band make their way toward Main Street during the start of the 2016 Homecoming Parade. Kent State University will celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 14, with classic traditions such as the Bowman Cup 5K Race, Kiss on the K, Homecoming Parade and football game. This year’s Homecoming will feature Kent State alumni Ben and Candace Curtis as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals. The Homecoming parade is scheduled to begin at 10...

A "K" rests stop the Prentice Gate near Rockwell Hall. The gate once served as the formal entrance to Ke University hosts its annual Homecoming celebration on Oct. 14 Ben Curtis and Candace Curtis will return to their alma mater to serve as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals at Kent State University’s annual Homecoming on Oct. 14.    A three-time All-American and four-time All-Mid-American Conference (MAC) selection, Mr. Curtis is one of the...

The School of Communication Studies recognized alumni JaRel Clay, Arianne Gasser, Carol Wilder and Scott Myers at its 2017 Alumni Awards. Four Kent State University alumni were honored on Friday, Sept. 22, at the School of Communication Studies Alumni Awards & Reception in Taylor Hall. The event was part of the College of Communication and Information's celebration of Taylor Hall's reopening, Sept. 21 - 23, 2017. Three distinct awards are given at the annual celebration: ...

Alumni Awards The Kent State University Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Alumni Awards. These awards recognize graduates in the area of leadership, service, character and professional development. “The alumni association is proud to recognize notable, accomplished graduates,” said Lori Randorf, assistant vice president of alumni relations...