Monday, October 4
School of Library and Information Science Alumni Dinner and Awards Program
4:30 p.m. - Beta Phi Mu Induction Ceremony at the library, third floor
5:30 p.m. - Reception, library, third floor
6:30 p.m. - Dinner in Rm 306 Kent Student Center, with keynote address by Molly Raphael, American Library Association President-Elect
7:30 p.m. - Awards program in Rm 306 Kent Student Center
$25 per person. R.S.V.P. to Flo Cunningham at 330-672-0003.
Real Late Reels Homecoming movie
9 p.m. on Oct. 4 at the KSC Ballroom
GET HIM TO THE GREEK
This free event is sponsored by KSCP
Tuesday, October 5
LIFE AS WE KNOW IT - movie advanced screening
9:30 p.m. at the KSC Ballroom
Free movie sponsored by KSCP. Be the first to see the movie LIFE AS WE KNOW IT even before it is released in theaters. Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel: Two single adults become caregivers to an orphaned girl when their mutual best friends die in an accident.
Wednesday, October 6
Bounce Madness: Homecoming Edition
7-10 p.m. at 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.
Thursday, October 7
Spirit Walk and Pep Rally
6 p.m. Leaving from Manchester Field; ending with Pep Rally on the MACC Plaza
Join us as we parade around campus with the Marching Golden Flashes. We will end with a Pep Rally in the MACC Plaza to get ready for a win against Akron on Saturday!
For more information contact Brenda McKenzie by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall into Fashion
7:30 p.m. at the Kent State Ballroom
Fall fashion show - showcasing student designers in Exquisite Inc. Modeling Troupe portraying fall fashion, Halloween costumes, and school spirit for the Homecoming game.
Cost is $5 pre-sale with college ID, $7 pre-sale without ID and $10 at the door.
For more information contact Khadijah Wilson at email@example.com or 330-550-1786
Friday, October 8
Homecoming Spirit Day
Wear the 2010 Official Homecoming T-shirt!
Available at the Bookstore for $10.
Sigma Chi Alumni Golf Outing (10 a.m.) & Cook Out (6 p.m.)
For more information, contact Troy Gunnoe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrating a Century of Kent State Women's Athletics Activities
Please click here for a complete listing of activities that will be taking place October 8-10. For more information contact Alicia Gaffney at 330-672-8399 or email@example.com.
May 4 Visitors Center
Noon-4 p.m. Friday, October 8 and 11-2 p.m. Saturday, October 9
Visit the Visitors Center in Room 101 Taylor Hall to examine the proposed exhibit plans. You can also sign up for video walking tours of the May 4 site recently placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Ice Cream Social: Celebrating 1st Floor Library Renovation
3-5 p.m. in the Main Library lobby
Come for ice cream and join us in celebrating the 1st floor renovation of the main library. For more information contact Barbara Schloman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-672-1665.
School of Communication Studies Alumni Reception and Awards Program
4-6 p.m. May 4th Visitors Center, Taylor Hall
Event is free. RSVP to Beth Lattimer at 330-672-7655.
JMC Alumni Awards & Reception, Silent Auction
4:30-6:30 p.m. at Franklin Hall, first floor lobby
Event is free. Please RSVP to Beth Lattimer at 330-672-7655.
KSU-NAACP Scholarship Reception
6 p.m. at Oscar Ritchie Hall Multi-Purpose Room
This reception serves to raise funds for the AALANA Excellence in Leadership Award Fund. Its purpose is to award a current KSU student within the African American, Latino American, and Native American population with a scholarship in honor of their commitment to servicing the community both on and off campus.
Cost is $25 RSVP by October 1st to Robin Wright at email@example.com or 513-262-3473
College of Education, Health and Human Services Hall of Fame Awards Dinner
6:30 p.m. at Kent Student Center Ballroom
Cost $35 - RSVP by Oct. 1, 2010 to Hope Magnus at 330-672-2202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thirty Seconds to Mars Homecoming Concert
7 p.m. doors open; 8 p.m. show at the MACC
Homecoming concert - Thirty Seconds to Mars featuring Neon Trees and New Politics.
Cost is $15 for KSU students and $25 for the public.
For more information contact Jeffery Hammond at email@example.com or Donna Carlton at 330-672-8011.
Delta Gamma Alumni Homecoming Dinner 8 p.m. at the Delta Gamma House
Dinner being co-hosted by KSU and University of Akron Delta Gammas
RSVP by Sept. 15, 2010 to Megan O'Shaughnessy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Greek Alumni Homecoming Social
8 p.m. at Water Street Tavern
Food, giveaways, socializing, live entertainment sponsored by the Greek Alumni Chapter. All guests are welcome.
Saturday, October 9
Class of 1960 Reunion Activities
All day at various locations. More details to follow.
Marching Band Alumni Chapter Homecoming Activities
Click here to view all activities and to RSVP.
For more information or questions, please contact Mallory Martin by email email@example.com.
Delta Upsilon's Alumni Reception/Flash-n-Duck Run 2010
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Chapter House, 202 South Lincoln Street
Cost: $0 No RSVP needed
For more information, contact Chad Budy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Phi Delta Theta Chapter Advisory Board Meeting
8:30 a.m. at 1060 Fraternity Circle
RSVP by Oct. 7 to Robert Mather at email@example.com
Alpha Epsilon Pi Open House and Barbeque
Time is TBD. At 323 E. College Ave.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line "HOMECOMING"
10th Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race
8:30 a.m. 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 a.m. 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
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.
Reconnect with Honors College classmates and get a special Honors College t-shirt for $10
College of Education, Health and Human (EHHS) Services Welcome Table
9 a.m. at the alumni hospitality tent
Williamson Alumni Center, 1200 Main St.
Reconnect with classmates and receive great College of Education, Health and Humans Services goodies at our table between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Homecoming Hospitality Tent for Friends of JMC/CCI
10 a.m. at the corner of Lincoln and Main Street
Tau Kappa Epsilon Homecoming
10 a.m. - ? at 312 E. Main Street
Pig roast and possible tailgating.
Contact Erik Cunningham for information at email@example.com
College of EHHS - Parade Watch
10 a.m. in the White Hall Parking Lot, 150 Terrace Drive
Enjoy a great view of the parade, visit with fellow college alumni and meet new friends. Parade begins near the Alumni Center on the corner of Midway Drive and Main Street and ends at Franklin Avenue.
Women's Basketball Alumni Game
10 a.m. at the MACC
Featuring players from the past and present. Kent State Women's Basketball: "Where Tradition Never Graduates!"
For more information contact Lori Bodnar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JMC Homecoming Lunch/Raffle
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Franklin Hall first floor lobby
RSVP to Beth Lattimer at 330-672-7655 or email Jennifer Kramer at email@example.com
Alpha Phi Brunch 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Alpha Phi House 1063 Fraternity Circle
RSVP by Sept. 20, 2010 to Angela Ramsay at firstname.lastname@example.org
Beta Tetarton 60th Anniversary
11 a.m. at Phi Sigma Kappa, 216 E. Main Street
The Kent State Chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity (Beta Tetarton) will be celebrating its 60th anniversary.
For information contact Mike Mankowski at email@example.com
Kent State Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game
11 a.m. at The Commons
Free for spectators. $30 for Alumni Players
11 a.m. registration. Game time is Noon. Email Matt Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information and registration form.
Hillel at Kent State Alumni Homecoming Bagel Brunch11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Cohn Jewish Student Center, 613 E. Summit St.
Tour Hillel's new home, the Cohn Jewish Student Center, warm up with coffee, hot chocolate and "bagels and a schmear" after the parade. Meet current students and reconnect with old friends. Please contact us if you need Shabbat hospitality. Contact Car Rapaport Nance for more information - email@example.com or 330-678-0397 ext. 111.
College of Education, Health and Human Services Open House
11:30 a.m. at White Hall, 150 Terrace Drive
Enjoy complimentary food from the Food 4 Thought Cafe. Take a self-guided tour of White Hall, Nixson Hall, Music and Speech and the Gym Annex. See the Vacca Office of Student Services, Gerald H. Read Center, Food 4 Thought Cafe, Counseling Center, and much more! Meet the Dean and visit with friends.
Lambda Chi Alpha Alumni Lunch
11:30 a.m. at the Lambda Chi Alpha House 216 University Drive
Lambda Chi Alpha active and alumni brothers will gather after the parade for a lunch at the house.
For information contact David Segen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Risman Plaza and Library First Floor Dedication
11:30 a.m. at Risman Plaza
Join us for refreshments after the dedication program.
For questions, contact the Office of Donor Relations at email@example.com.
Sigma Sigma Sigma House Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
noon at 1066 Fraternity Circle
Abby Snowberger is taking reservations for the dedication ceremony at (330) 338-9045 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni & Friends Homecoming Lunch
12-3 p.m. at Cajun Dave's (Inside Water Street Tavern), 132 South Water St.
Casual lunch and pregame gathering for alumni and family.
For information contact Brent VanFossen at email@example.com
Geology Open House
12 - 3 p.m. 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.
For questions, contact Carrie Schweitzer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chi Omega Homecoming Alumni Brunch
12-2 p.m. RSVP by Oct. 1 to Krissie Barsema at email@example.com
Open to alumni and their families.
Alpha Xi Delta12:30-2 p.m. at the Alpha Xi Delta House
RSVP by Sept. 27, 2010 to Sarah Fortner at firstname.lastname@example.org
1-3 p.m. at Field House at Dix Stadium
Hosted by Varsity K, Blue and Gold and Kent State University Alumni Association.
Admissions Office VIP Tailgate Party
1-3 p.m. at Dix Stadium
The Admissions Office staff will be hosting high school guidance counselors, prospective students and their parents at a tailgate party. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. Prizes will be given away.
Private event - by invitation only
CCI Tailgate Party
1:30-3:30 p.m. at the north patio corner of Dix Stadium
All welcome. $20 ticket voucher includes party, food and game ticket. RSVP to Beth Lattimer at 330-672-7655 or email Jennifer Kramer at email@example.com.
Jim and Carolyn Phelan Varsity "K" Room - Game day
2 p.m. - end of game at Dix Stadium - North End Zone - Varsity "K" Room
Gathering area for former student-athletes and their families throughout the entire football game. Drinks and snacks will be available.
For more information contact Kara Warnke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phi Kappa Tau Homecoming
Dix Stadium - Tailgate section
The Phi Kappa Tau alumni will host a tailgate reunion with hot dogs and burgers. For more information contact Robert Reese at 216-287-5179 or email email@example.com
Homecoming Football Game - Kent State Golden Flashes take on the Akron Zips in the battle for the Wagon Wheel
3:30 p.m. kick off at Dix Stadium
Purchase tickets by calling 330-672-2244.
Homecoming King and Queen Crowning on field of Dix Stadium
Halftime of football game at Dix Stadium
Varsity K Person of the Year
End of the 1st quarter of the football game.
This award will be presented to Dr. Bill Pakan by President Lefton and Athletic Director Joel Nielsen.
Contact Kara Warnke at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sigma Chi's 45th Anniversary Dinner
6-11 pm at the KSU Student Center Cafeteria
Cost: $50 dinner tickets. RSVP by Sept. 24 to Troy Gunnoe at email@example.com
Alumni, family, friends and students welcome.
Black Alumni Chapter Meeting
7:00 p.m. at Oscar Ritchie Hall
Delta Zeta Homecoming House Tour
Time TBD at 1064 Fraternity Circle
Cost $0. RSVP by Oct. 5 to Joanna Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org
2010 Homecoming Black United Students (B.U.S.) Comedy Show
7 p.m. doors open; 8 p.m. show starts at the Ballroom of the KSU
Cost - KSU students free with ID, General admission $5.
Comedians: Tiffany Haddish, Tony Roberts & Tony Rock
5th Annual Black Alumni Chapter Homecoming Social
9 p.m. - 1 a.m. at Kent Student Center Ratt
Sunday, October 10
Sigma Chi Alumni Closing remarks & White Rose Ceremony (11 a.m.)
For more information, contact Troy Gunnoe at email@example.com