Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend - June 6-7, 2014 at Kent State University


All-inclusive weekend package (Friday and Saturday):  $75
A Day at the Links only (Friday): $45
Alumni College only (Saturday): $50

Participation in all Alumni Weekend activities is not required.
Select the events you wish to attend from an a la carte menu.

5 Reasons Why You Should Attend Alumni Weekend

The RSVP deadline is May 23, 2014.

Alumni Weekend FAQs

View photos and watch a video from Alumni College 2013.



Enjoy a day of golf, see how campus and downtown have changed and then end your day at a free concert.

A Day at the Links
(Recreational Golf)
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Kent State Golf Course
Event included in all-inclusive weekend package or purchase separately for $45
Join the alumni association for A Day at the Links! Kick-off Alumni Weekend with a day of recreational golf at the Kent State Golf Course. Registration fee includes 18-holes of golf, cart, continental breakfast, unlimited beer, soda, coffee, water, hot dog lunch and a special gift. 
Course information: 18 hole regulation length course, 70 par, 5,389 yards, 64.9 rating, 107 slope.

Crooked River Adventures
2 p.m.

100 Stow St., Kent
Kayak $15, Canoe $25

Separate preregistration required by calling 330-541-7467.
Two mile canoe or kayak trip down the Cuyahoga River. Please mention Alumni Weekend for a discounted rate.

Campus and Downtown Tour
3:30-4:30 p.m.

Bus departs from Moulton Hall
Free for Alumni Weekend attendees. Preregistration required.

Catalina Drive Concert
7:30 p.m.

Kent Student Center, Student Green
outdoor concert with classic and modern rock songs.


Enjoy classes without quizzes at Alumni College! Co-sponsored by the Kent Student University Department of Recreational Services, learn how to become mentally and physically healthier.

Alumni College
Kent State Student Recreation and Wellness Center
The all-inclusive weekend package includes Alumni College or purchase separately for $50.

Check-In at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center
8-9:15 a.m.

Optional Fitness Activities
8 a.m.

Hoop fit and restorative yoga group exercise combination class featuring a high energy, low impact hula hoop workout followed by restorative yoga. Or, enjoy a self-led walk on an indoor track. Participants should bring session-specific comfortable workout clothes. A water bottle, towel and comfortable walking shoes are also recommended. Locker room facilities will be available for guests.

9:30 a.m.

Maria Schneider, '86, Kent State University Alumni Association President

Multi-Tasking: Why Your Brain Can't Do it and What You Should Do About That
10 a.m.

Brunch with Keynote Speaker Earl Miller, '85, Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

Meditation for Blood Pressure Control: Recent Evidence and Future Directions
11:30 a.m.

Joel Hughes and David Fresco, Department of Psychology Associate Professors

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly...and, the Superb: Why Do Leaders Range from Outstanding to Toxic
12:45 p.m.

Ken Zakariasen, College of Public Health Professor

Interactive Wellness Session
2-3:30 p.m.

Take part in chair massages, fitness assessments, group exercise demos, nutrition discussions, cooking demos and more.

Contact Information
Kent State University Alumni Association
330-672-5368 or


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