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.
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
Alumni and friends gather quarterly to network and
listen to a prestigious alumna/alumnus speak about their many
experiences with Kent State University.
Akron - 2014,
Pittsburgh - 2014, Columbus 2014
Dog Days of Summer
Alumni joined the alumni association for a dog-walking tour of Kent State's campus.
2015, 2014, 2013
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, 2013,
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
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.
GoDaddy.com Bowl Watch Parties, GoDaddy.com 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
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 - 2014,
Kent 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
Kent State President Beverly Warren is traveling across the country meeting with alumni during the Presidential Listening Tour.
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
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,
The Villages - Florida, Pittsburgh MAC Social, Tampa Bay 2012/2013 Social, Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians (2012), 2012 Houston Social, New York City Social (2012), 2011 Houston Social
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.
Black Alumni Chapter
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 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 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
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.
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 here.
Leaders in a Flash 2014,
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.
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 2015,
Leaders in a Flash 2014,
Balloon Breakfast, 2012,
Holiday Social - 2011, Balloon Breakfast, 2011