Parents and Families Weekend

Black squirrel eating an acorn

Let's get nuts! The 41st Annual Black Squirrel Festival kicks off today at 4 p.m. on the Student Green and Risman Plaza.

Mother and daughter at Families weekend

On September 29 and 30, families of Kent State students were honored with fun events and activities during the university's annual Parents and Families Weekend.

Student walking near Manchester Hall with grandparents and dog

A full schedule of fun activities is planned for Parents and Families Appreciation Weekend – Sept. 29 and 30 – at Kent State. 

Scene of students enjoying a past Black Squirrel Festival

The Black Squirrel Festival returns to Risman Plaza and the Student Green on Friday, Sept. 29, from 4-7 p.m.