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Kent State ROTC cadets distribute American flags as part of the university’s annual Veterans Day observance. Kent State University will hold its annual Veterans Day observance on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Kent Student Center Kiva. The program, Honoring All Who Serve, will include a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the university’s Army and Air Force ROTC programs on the Student Green at Risman Plaza at 10:30 a.m.,...

The annual Black Squirrel Festival offers Kent State students a chance to learn about student organizations, explore different university departments and learn more about the Kent community. A Kent State University tradition for 37 years, the annual Black Squirrel Festival will take place Friday, Sept. 7, from noon-5 p.m. on the Student Green and Risman Plaza. The Black Squirrel Festival, which is hosted by the Flash Activities Board, attracts more than 3,000 students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Kent community.  The...

American flag on a flag pole against blue sky Kent State University is honoring our nation’s service members by hosting a military-exclusive hospitality chalet for veterans, service members and their families during the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron on Aug. 1-5.   For the fourth consecutive year, Kent State is presenting Birdies for the...

Retired Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Gainer, a Kent State University student who currently serves as president of the Kent State Veterans Club, addresses those attending the university’s 2016 Veterans Day observance. For the ninth consecutive year, Kent State University has earned the 2018 Military Friendly® School designation for its Kent Campus. Military Friendly is the military ratings division of Victory Media, a service-disabled, veteran-owned business that also publishes G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs, Military Spouse and Vetrepreneur®. Military Friendly rates...

Retired Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Gainer, a Kent State University student who currently serves as president of the Kent State Veterans Club, addresses those attending the university’s 2016 Veterans Day observance. For the ninth consecutive year, Kent State University has earned the 2018 Military Friendly® School designation for its Kent Campus. Military Friendly is the military ratings division of Victory Media, a service-disabled, veteran-owned business that also publishes G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs, Military Spouse and Vetrepreneur®. Military Friendly rates...

Veterans Day guest speaker Kevin Lacz and Kent State President Beverly Warren (center) pose with Kent State ROTC cadets and instructors following the university’s annual Veterans Day observance at the Kent Student Center Kiva. Kent State University held its annual Veterans Day observance on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Kent Student Center Kiva. The program, Honoring All Who Serve, included a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the university’s Army and Air Force ROTC programs on the Student Green at Risman Plaza at 10:30 a.m., remarks...

Members of the Kent State University ROTC stand at attention during the playing of the Armed Forces Medley, part of the university’s annual observance of Veterans Day. This year’s Veterans Day observance occurs Nov. 9 at the Kent Student Center Kiva. Kent State University will hold its annual Veterans Day observance on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Kent Student Center Kiva. The program, Honoring All Who Serve, will include a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the university’s Army and Air Force ROTC programs on the Student Green at Risman Plaza at 10:30 a.m.,...

Members of the Kent State University ROTC stand at attention during the playing of the Armed Forces Medley, part of the university’s annual observance of Veterans Day. This year’s Veterans Day observance occurs Nov. 9 at the Kent Student Center Kiva. You are not alone. Depression and anxiety do not need to be masked. The 23rd annual National Depression Screening Day at Kent State University will be held Thursday, Oct. 5, at several Kent State locations. Events are open to all students, faculty and staff, as well as the larger community. Kent Campus: Thursday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the...

The annual Black Squirrel Festival offers Kent State students a chance to learn about student organizations, explore different university departments and learn more about the Kent community. A Kent State University tradition for 36 years, the annual Black Squirrel Festival will take place Friday, Sept. 8, from noon-5 p.m. on the Student Green and Risman Plaza. The Black Squirrel Festival, which is hosted by Kent Student Center Programming, attracts more than 3,000 students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Kent community. ...

Thousands of Kent State students work their way through Risman Plaza during Blastoff, the annual back-to-school celebration at Kent State. Kent State University students will celebrate the start of a new school year at the university’s annual back-to-school celebration that occurs the day before fall classes begin. Blastoff will take place on Sunday, Aug. 27, from 6-9:30 p.m. on the Student Green and Manchester Field on the Kent Campus. Blastoff serves as the culminating event of...