2010 Homecoming Week - Schedule of Events

Monday, October 4

Real Late Reels Homecoming movie

9 pm on Oct. 4 at the KSC Ballroom

This free event is sponsored by KSCP 

Wednesday, October 6

Bounce Madness: Homecoming Edition

7-10 pm at the KSC Ballroom on Oct. 6 in the KSC Ballroom

Giant inflatable slides, a bounce house, jousting, a bungee run, sumo wrestling and more! Free games and cotton candy too. Sponsored by KSCP.

Friday, October 8

Sigma Chi Alumni Golf Outing (10 am) & Cook Out (6 pm)
For more information, contact Troy Gunnoe at

JMC Alumni Awards & Reception

4:30-6:30 pm at Franklin Hall

Awards to be presented include: Taylor Award, Fast Track Awards and Friend of JMC Award

RSVP by Oct. 1, 2010 to Jennifer Kramer at 330-672-1960 or

School of Communication Studies Alumni Awards & Reception

5-7 pm at May 4 Visitors Center (Taylor Hall)

RSVP by Oct. 1, 2010 to Jennifer Kramer at 330-672-1960 or

Saturday, October 9

Class of 1960 Reunion Activities
All day at various locations. More details to follow.

Sigma Chi Alumni Breakfast (7 am), Pig Roast (10 am) and Parade Viewing (10:30 am)

238 East Main Street, Kent

For more information, contact Troy Gunnoe at

Delta Upsilon's Alumni Reception/Flash-n-Duck Run 2010

8 am - 6 pm at the Chapter House, 202 South Lincoln Street

Cost: $0 No RSVP needed

For more information, contact Chad Budy at

Phi Delta Theta Chapter Advisory Board Meeting

8:30 am at 1060 Fraternity Circle

RSVP by Oct. 7 to Robert Mather at

10th Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race

8:30 am at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center

Sponsored by Recreational Services

Cost: $15 Student; $20 Affiliate; $25 Community 

Click here for more information.

Alumni Breakfast and Parade Viewing

9-11:30 am at the Williamson Alumni Center, 1200 East Main St.
Sponsored by the Kent State University Alumni Association
All are welcome to join us under the Hospitality tent for food, fun, raffles, children's activities, giveaways and much more! Alumni association members can stop by for their Homecoming pins too and life members can pick up their 2011 Kent State calendars.  Stay to watch the parade from our stands on the alumni center grounds.

2010 Homecoming Parade

10-11:30 am

Beginning near the Alumni Center on Midway Dr. to Main St. to Franklin Ave. in Kent, Ohio. Click here for more information on the parade, route and how to register for the parade.

Honors College Welcome Table

9 am at the Alumni Hospitality Tent 

Williamson Alumni Center, 1200 Main St.

at  Reconnect with Honors College classmates and get a special Honors College t-shirt for $10 

Homecoming Hospitality Tent for Friends of JMC

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. at the corner of Lincoln and Main Street

JMC Homecoming Lunch/Raffle

11 am - 1 pm at Franklin Hall

RSVP by Oct. 1, 2010 to Jennifer Kramer at 330-672-1960 or

Geology Open House

12 - 3 pm on the 2nd floor of McGilvrey Hall

Hands on tours of the department's museum, make your own "fossils" and go on a scavenger hunt. Try out the river model and 3-D Geo Wall. Model ocean currents and oil spills in our renovated laboratories.

Chi Omega Homecoming Alumni Brunch

12-2 pm at 618 East Summit Street

Cost: $0. RSVP by Oct. 1 to Krissie Barsema at

Open to alumni and their families.

Hospitality Tent 

1-3 p.m. at Field House at Dix Stadium

Hosted by Varsity K, Blue and Gold and Kent State University Alumni Association.  

CCI Tailgate Party

2-4 pm at the southeast patio at Dix Stadium

Cost to be determined.

RSVP by Oct. 1, 2010 to Jennifer Kramer at 330-672-1960 or

Homecoming Football Game - Kent State Golden Flashes take on the Akron Zips in the battle for the Wagon Wheel 
3:30 kick off at Dix Stadium

Purchase tickets at

Homecoming King and Queen Crowning on field of Dix Stadium

Halftime of football game at Dix Stadium

Varsity K Person of the Year

Time TBD. Watch for more details.

Sigma Chi's 45th Anniversary Dinner

6 pm at

Cost: $50 dinner tickets. RSVP by Sept. 24 to Troy Gunnoe at

Alumni, family, friends and students welcome.

Delta Zeta Homecoming House Tour

Time TBD at 1064 Fraternity Circle

Cost $0. RSVP by Oct. 5

Many more events and activities will be posted as details become available. Please call the Alumni Association with any questions at 1-888-320-KENT.

*Distribution of the 2011 Kent State Calendar is limited to the first 200 life members of the alumni association visiting the Hospitality tent between 9-11:30 am on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010


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