Alumni Awards

Congratulations to the 2016 Alumni Award Recipients

The Kent State University Alumni Association will host the Alumni Awards at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center on Sept. 30. Six alumni and one student will be honored for their exceptional contributions in their chosen field, in their communities and at Kent State University. Sponsored by the Kent State University Alumni Association, the Alumni Awards are the university’s most prestigious honors given to alumni.

Nominate an Alumna/us for the 2017 Alumni Awards

View photos from the 2015 Alumni Award Ceremony here


GEORGE NEWKOME, '61, Ph.D. '66
James and Vanita Oelschlager Professor of Science and Technology, The University of Akron
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BROOKS SUMBERG, '72
Harvest Now Project and
the Connecticut Bike Project

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KAREN BANKSTON, '84, M.S.N. '90
Associate Dean Clinical Practice, 
Partnership and Community Engagement,
Clinical Professor, the University of Cincinnati
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JOHN VISSER, D.P.M. '78
Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Mid-West Podiatry & Associates
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DAMIAN BEAUCHAMP, '12
Principal and Chemist
8 Rivers Capital
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GARY BRAHLER, '89

VP of Investments, Polcar, Brahler, Heil,
Belden Wealth Management Group of
Wells Fargo Advisors
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JORDAN PROVOST, '17
Current Student, Music Education major
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