Veterans Day Commemoration


Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020

  • Flag-Raising Ceremony | Student Green | 10:45 a.m. 
  • Commemoration Program | Kiva | 11 a.m.
  • Appreciation Luncheon | 306 Kent Student Center | Noon

Commemoration Program 

Flag Raising and Color Guard 
Presented by Army ROTC and Air Force ROTC

Guest Speaker 

Chaplain, Colonel Donnette Boyd is the Wing Chaplain, 81st Training Wing, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Chaplain Boyd served for over eight years as a line officer before being commissioned as a chaplain in 2000 and has served in Korea, Germany, Guam, Italy, Iraq, and Afghanistan. She holds advanced degrees in several subjects and received her Bachelor of Arts from Kent State University in 1987.


Guests seeking an accommodation in order to attend this event should contact the Office of Compliance, EOAA at 330.672.2038 or prior to the event date to discuss their request.  

Appreciation Luncheon

Noon - 1:30 p.m. | 306 Kent Student Center

Meet fellow Kent State alumni, faculty, staff and students who have served. Guests, friends and loved ones are invited to attend as well. Veterans are encouraged to submit a photo of themselves during their time of service to be included in a slideshow during the luncheon. Photo can be attached to the online registration form.  

This event is complimentary, but registration (opening in October) is required by Nov. 1. Parking will be free in the Kent Student Center pay lot on Summit Road.

Appreciation Luncheon Registration