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Kent State University will celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 1, with classic traditions such as the Bowman Cup 5K Race, Kiss on the K, Homecoming Parade and football game against the Akron Zips that kicks off at 3:30 p.m. This year’s Homecoming will feature Kent State alumnus Josh Cribbs, ’10, as the Parade Grand Marshal

Kent State University will celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 1, with classic traditions such as the Bowman Cup 5K Race, Kiss on the K, Homecoming Parade and football game against the Akron Zips that kicks off at 3:30 p.m. This year’s Homecoming will feature Kent State alumnus Josh Cribbs, ’10, as the Parade Grand Marshal.

Photo of Joel NielsenThe fall 2016 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m.

Join Kent State University as it hosts this year’s Parents and Families Weekend, which will take place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17. Share the Kent State experience as you spend time connecting with your student, interacting with faculty and staff, and experiencing what makes being a Golden Flash so special.

Questions about Parents and Families Weekend can be emailed to kentparents@kent.edu or call 330-672-4050.

After creating optimism in a hard fought battle at Penn State University, Kent State University hosts its 2016 home opener Saturday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m. against North Carolina A&T State. With a Dix Stadium night crowd behind them, the Kent State Golden Flashes look to win their 14th consecutive game against a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponent. A fireworks display will follow the game.

In honor of the 75th anniversary of the comic book super heroine Wonder Woman, Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, the Ohio Humanities Council and the Cleveland Public Library have partnered to organize a symposium that celebrates the historical trends that have changed the world of comics, American popular culture and feminism. Centering on the Wonder Woman figure and her heirs, the Wonder Woman symposium will be held at the Cleveland Public Library and other locations from Sept. 22-24.

The Aeronautics Department in Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will host its 20th Aeronautics Fair on Saturday, Sept. 10. The Kent State University Aeronautics Fair takes place 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Andrew W. Paton Field at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow.

University hosts its annual Homecoming celebration on Oct. 1

Josh Cribbs, a three-time NFL Pro Bowler and 2010 graduate of Kent State University, will return to his alma mater to serve as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal at the university’s annual Homecoming on Oct. 1.  

Photo of Josh Cribbs, quarterback of the Kent State Golden FlashesUniversity hosts its annual Homecoming celebration on Oct. 1

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