Homecoming

Students carrying the Kent State Homecoming banner in the parade pose for a photo. The Kent State University fight song blared down Main Street, the city of Kent was flooded with blue and gold, alumni and friends gathered and reminisced about their Kent State days, fans packed the stadium to cheer on their beloved Golden Flashes and the entire campus boomed with Kent State pride. Kent State celebrated Homecoming on Saturday,...

New Kent State University President Todd Diacon will serve as Kent State’s 2019 Homecoming Grand Marshal on Saturday, Sept. 21. Last year, Kent State University celebrated 100 years of Homecoming. This year, the university starts the next century of Kent State Homecoming celebrations with a new president leading the institution. Kent State President Todd Diacon will serve as Kent State’s 2019 Homecoming Grand Marshal. Kent State alumni, students, employees and members of...

New Kent State University President Todd Diacon will serve as Kent State’s 2019 Homecoming Grand Marshal on Saturday, Sept. 21. Last year, Kent State University celebrated 100 years of Homecoming. This year, the university starts the next century of Kent State Homecoming celebrations with a new president leading the institution. Kent State President Todd Diacon will serve as Kent State’s 2019 Homecoming Grand Marshal. Kent State alumni, students, employees and members of...

New Kent State University President Todd Diacon will serve as Kent State’s 2019 Homecoming Grand Marshal on Saturday, Sept. 21. There is a lot of excitement around Homecoming 2019 at Kent State. Plans are underway! Don’t miss this year’s festivities. Each year, Homecoming brings unparalleled excitement to campus.  The parade and announcement of Kent State royalty are two of the signature events that make Homecoming weekend so special. The Parade The Kent State...

Kent State President Beverly J. Warren poses with 2018 Homecoming King Jordan Euell and Queen Jennifer Uren on the field at Dix Stadium. The Kent State University fight song blared down Main Street, the city of Kent was flooded with blue and gold, alumni and friends gathered and reminisced about their Kent State days, fans packed the stadium to cheer on their beloved Golden Flashes, and the entire campus boomed with Kent State pride.   Kent State celebrated 100 years of...

Kent State University students attempt to get the attention of cheerleaders who were throwing T-shirts into the crowd during the Homecoming football game. The Kent State University fight song will blare down Main Street, the city of Kent will be flooded with blue and gold, alumni and friends will gather and reminisce about their Kent State days, fans will pack the stadium to cheer on their beloved Golden Flashes, and the entire campus will boom with Kent State pride.   Kent State will celebrate...

Fox8 News Anchor Wayne Dawson waves at the crowd during the 2018 Homecoming parade University celebrated 100 years of Homecoming on Oct. 6 Ask Wayne Dawson about his time at Kent State University and the WJW Fox 8 anchor will tell you about going to football and basketball games to cheer on the Golden Flashes, attending weekend dances, eating at the Schwebel Room restaurant on the third floor of the Kent Student Center, working...

Alumni

Fox8 News Anchor Wayne Dawson waves at the crowd during the 2018 Homecoming parade View the results of the 18th Annual Bowman Cup 5k Race. The 19th Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. The race, named after fedora-loving former Kent State University President Dr. George Bowman, will began at 8 a.m. Participants were welcomed to enjoy other Homecoming activities throughout the day, including the...

Fox8 News Anchor Wayne Dawson waves at the crowd during the 2018 Homecoming parade Each year, Homecoming brings unparalleled excitement to campus. The parade and announcement of king and queen are two of the signature events that make Homecoming weekend so special. Register for the 2019 Homecoming Parade The Parade The 2018 parade featured floats, Kent State and local high school marching bands, university colleges and...

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...