Photo Albums

Photo Albums

Alumni Basketball Socials

Kent State alumni, family and friends come together each year to enjoy pre-game socials followed by a men's basketball game. The Kent State Alumni Association hosts the pre-game socials at the MAC Center and Flannery's for the MAC Tournament. 

2016,   2015,  2014,  2013

Alumni Weekend

Alumni are invited to return to campus as students. Alumni enjoy many activities including class sessions, a keynote speaker, a bus tour of campus, beer tasting at Ray's and much more.

201520142013, 2011, 

Networking Luncheons

Alumni and friends gather quarterly to network and listen to a prestigious alumna/alumnus speak about their many experiences with Kent State University.

Akron - 2014Pittsburgh - 2014, Columbus 2014

Coffee On Kent

Each month, Kent State Alumni Association team members deliver free coffee and muffins to an office with many KSU alumni. Offices in the Northeast Ohio area enter a drawing to win coffee and muffins.

Akhia, Summa Wellness Institute, Cuyahoga Falls High School

Dog Days of Summer

Alumni joined the alumni association for a dog-walking tour of Kent State's campus.

2015, 2014, 2013

Flash Ice Fest

Alumni and their families gather for an evening of ice skating, pizza, face painting and balloon animals.
20152014, 2013, 2012,

Golden Order Reunion

Each year, alumni come together to celebrate their 50th class reunion. The afternoon is filled with memories, reminiscing and friendship.



Homecoming is a time of high energy on Kent State’s campus. We welcome hundreds of alumni back to campus to participate in many fun activities and see how campus has changed. The festivities kick-off with the Homecoming parade and wraps up with the Golden Flashes football game.

2015, 2014, 20132012

Kent State University Theatre Performances and Alumni Receptions

Alumni enjoyed a dessert reception before the productions of several theatre performances.

Downtown Art Gallery Event, 2012 Rocky Horror Show Dessert Reception

KSU on Canvas

Alumni gathered for an evening of painting, wine and fun.

Cookies on Canvas on June 20, 2015, Wine and Canvas on June 20, 2015Sept. 20, 2014

National Alumni Day of Service

The first National Alumni Day of Service was a huge success. It was a great opportunity for alumni to give back to the communities in which they live and work, while connecting with other alumni.

2015, 2014

Online Community Alumni Photos

Have you joined the Kent State Alumni Association's online community? One of the main benefits of joining is the opportunity to post your own photos to the alumni photo album. Just click "login" and then "first time login" to join the online community and you can start viewing other alumni photos as well as posting your own.

Alumni Photo Album 

Pre-Game Tailgates and Watch Parties

The alumni association and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics hosts pre-game tailgates and watch parties for KSU sporting events. These events are a great way to show your Golden Flash spirit. Bowl Watch Parties, Bowl, 2012 Football MAC Championship - Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Raleigh, Washington, Denver, 2012 Football MAC Championship - Northeast Ohio, 2012 Football MAC Championship Tailgate in Detroit

Student and Recent Grad Events

The Kent State University Alumni Association offers student and recent grading programming to provide opportunities for them to become more for life after graduation.

Graduating to Wine - 2015,   Pop Into Your Career - 2014, Legacy Reception - 2014, Weiners for Seniors - 2014Kent State Day at Cedar Point, 2014 Beer School at Great Lakes, 2014 Flashes Forever, 2014 Senior Week, Cooking 101, 2013 Flashes Forever, Senior Brew Review - November 2013, Walk of Shame - Fall 2013

President's Receptions

Kent State President Beverly Warren is traveling across the country meeting with alumni during the Presidential Listening Tour.

Canton - 2014, San Diego - 2013, Atlanta - 2012

Squirrel Sightings

Kent State University's official mascot may be the Golden Flash, but an unofficial bushy-tailed mascot scurries up trees and scuttles across campus on a daily basis. Squirrels may be small, but their presence on campus is large. Find out where the alumni association's stuffed animal squirrel has traveled

Squirrel Sightings 

Alumni Chapter and Group Photos

Area Representative Events

Area representatives serve as the primary contact for alumni programming in a geographic area that does not have an active chapter due to smaller populations of Kent State alumni. Area representatives host on average one or two events per year to connect alumni in the area.

Leaders in a Flash 2015, Leaders in a Flash 2014,   San Francisco Social 2014,  Tucson-Homecoming 2013,   The Villages - FloridaPittsburgh MAC Social Tampa Bay 2012/2013 Social, Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians (2012), 2012 Houston Social, New York City Social (2012), 2011 Houston Social

Regional Programming

Many events are planned throughout the year to serve those alumni who live in areas with a high number of Kent State graduate. These events give alumni the opportunity to network and reconnect with their alma mater.

Kent State Night at Canal Park, Alumni Afternoon at The Winery at Marjim Manor, NY, Columbus Crew Event

Black Alumni Chapter

Officially formed in spring 2009, the Black Alumni Chapter serves over 7,000 alumni living in the United States. The group holds several annual events, including a reunion at Homecoming and a social gathering on campus each spring. For more information about the Black Alumni Chapter, please click here.

Leaders in a Flash 2015Homecoming 2014Leaders in a Flash 2014,   Homecoming 2013,   2013 Day Party,   2012 Day Party, Black Alumni Social - 2011 Homecoming

Central Ohio Alumni Chapter

The Central Ohio Alumni Chapter serves the Greater Columbus area along with more than 6,700 Kent State alumni who reside there. A variety of events and programs are hosted by this chapter including monthly happy hours, a new student send-off picnic, wine tastings and basketball game watch parties. For more information about the Central Ohio Alumni Chapter, please click here.

Leaders in a Flash 2015, Leaders in a Flash 2014, Student Send Off Picnic - 2011, Student Send Off Picnic, National Alumni Day of Service 2009

International Students and Alumni

International students and alumni represent nearly 100 countries worldwide. The Kent State University Alumni Association and Office of Global Education offers programming to provide ways for students and alumni to become more connected if they are in the States or traveling the world.

2015 Grad Reception

Lake County Alumni Chapter

The Lake County Alumni Chapter serves more than 3,000 alumni living in Lake County. As the first and oldest chapter, chartered in 1965, the Lake County Alumni Chapter has hosted six of the University's 11 presidents at the annual spring dinner. For more information about the Lake County Chapter, please click here.

Bea Britt Tree Dedication,   Homecoming 2014Leaders in a Flash 2014,  2013 Student Send Off, Night Out at the CAVS Game - 2012,  Student Send Off - 2012,   Spring Dinner - 2012, Holiday Social - 2011, Spaghetti Dinner - 2011, Porthouse - 2011, Lake County Captains Game - 2011, Cleveland Indians Game - 2011, Spring Dinner - 2011

Marching Band Alumni Chapter

The Marching Band Alumni chapter serves more than 1,000 band member alumni. Alumni volunteers plan the annual Homecoming social as well as the parade and half-time performances. Alumni chapter members host the Flasher Brass Reunion in conjunction with a spring basketball game each year. Even if you don't march or play anymore, you will still have fun socializing with chapter members. For more information about the Marching Band Alumni Chapter, please click
Leaders in a Flash 2014,   Homecoming 2013

National Capital Alumni Chapter

The National Capital Chapter serves over 2,700 alumni living in the greater Washington D.C. area. The group supports the Kent State University Washington Program in National Issues (WPNI) and annually hosts an opening reception for students in January. For more information about the National Capital Alumni Chapter, please click here.

2015 Welcome Pizza Party2013 WPNI Opening, WPNI Meet & Greet - 2012, WPNI Meet & Greet - 2011

Southern California Alumni Chapter

Connecting with over 2,000 alumni in Southern California, this alumni group is one of our newest alumni chapters. This group is very active, participating in several sporting and cultural events throughout the year, including an annual trek to see the Cleveland Indians play the Anaheim Angels each summer. The group also celebrates Oktoberfest each fall to coincide with Homecoming on campus. For more information about the Southern California Alumni Chapter, please click here.

2015 Winery Tour,   KSU Baseball Game, 2012, Getty Villa Tour, Feb. 2011, Burbank Rose Float Decorating

Stark County Alumni Chapter

The Stark County Alumni Chapter serves over 11,000 alumni living in Stark County. The group meets at least four times a year and hosts events including an annual Distinguished Alumni Dinner, a spring auction fundraiser for scholarships and an event during the Balloon Classic as part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame week in Canton. For more information about the Stark County Alumni Chapter, please click here.

Leaders in a Flash 2015Leaders in a Flash 2014,  Balloon Breakfast, 2012Holiday Social - 2011, Balloon Breakfast, 2011

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