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 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 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 University students attempt to get the attention of cheerleaders who were throwing T-shirts into the crowd during the Homecoming football game.
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 at Eastway making pizzas and living at Twin Towers in McDowell Hall.
Fox8 News Anchor Wayne Dawson waves at the crowd during the 2018 Homecoming parade
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.
The School of Communication Studies at Kent State University honored three outstanding alumni for their commitment and contribution to the field of communication studies. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and guests attended the celebration on Friday, Sept. 30, as part of Kent State University’s 2016 Homecoming.
The individuals recognized at the celebration include: