21 Things to Love About Kent State
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so what better way to celebrate the day dedicated to love than celebrating something we all have in common - Kent State. Kent State’s University Communications and Marketing department asked their student employees to list the 21 things they love about Kent State.
1. Black squirrels
Black squirrels are a symbol of Kent State, and you can see them everywhere around campus!
2. Our colors -- blue and gold
We love to show our Kent State pride by wearing blue and gold!
3. Amazing professors
Kent State’s instructors truly care about each and every student.
4. The tallest building in Portage County
The Kent State Library is the tallest building in Portage County and it makes for the perfect study spot.
5. Having a Starbucks on every corner
Whenever you need a caffeine fix, Kent State has you covered!
6. Flash’s dance moves
Flash brings school spirit everywhere he goes!
7. Late night Rosie’s runs
Rosie’s is always open late so it’s perfect for a midnight snack!
8. Walks downtown
Downtown Kent is just steps away from campus and has great restaurants, coffee shops and stores.
9. All-you-can-eat at Eastway, the Hub, and DI Hub
With so many amazing choices, there is always something for everyone!
10. Homecoming Celebration
A big day when students come together to show off their Kent State pride!
11. Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center
Whether you are looking for a zumba class, want to rock climb, or play intramural sports, the Rec has it all.
12. Deer, gophers, chipmunks and squirrels running around campus
Kent State has plenty of green space, which brings a lot of cute wildlife along with it!
13. The beautiful campus
There's no place like Kent Campus.
14. Trivia nights and Kiva movies
There is always a fun event going on around campus with great prizes.
15. Risman Plaza
Risman Plaza/the “K” is the center of campus and the location for fun events like Black Squirrel Fest and BlastOff!
16. Sporting Events
There is no better way than cheering on Kent State with your classmates!
In need of a quiet study spot? Kent State has the perfect places to choose from!
18. The students
The students at Kent State strive to help each other anyway they can.
19. Behind the Brain Plaza
Known by many students as just “The Brain,” Behind the Brain Plaza is one of the largest and most iconic statues on campus!
20. Sledding at Taylor Hall
Snowy Kent winters aren’t complete without sledding down the Taylor Hall hill!
21. The community
Kent State isn’t just a college, it's a community – a family.
What is something you love about Kent State? Happy Valentine’s Day from Kent State, to you!
University Communications and Marketing’s social media and Flash Communications students