Kent State Homecoming 2015

Freshman running back Raekwon James dodges Miami defensive players during the Kent State Homecoming game at Dix Stadium. The Flashes defeated the Red Hawks 20-14. October 3, 2015.

KS Staff

Kent State celebrated Homecoming Weekend on Friday, Oct. 2 and Saturday, Oct. 3, welcoming back alumni and giving students, faculty, staff and the Kent community a chance to celebrate everything that is Kent State.

The festivities featured several awards ceremonies Friday night, including the Alumni Awards, the School of Communication Studies, Varsity K Flashback and Hillel’s Shabbat dinner. Throughout the day Saturday, Homecoming festivities spread across campus.

The 15th Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race began at 8 a.m., followed by open house opportunities at the multiple spots, including the University Library, May 4 Visitor Center and the College of Nursing. At 11 a.m., the Homecoming Parade made its way down Main Street followed by couple coming together to Kiss on the K at noon. Tricky Dick and the Cover-Ups kicked off tailgating at Dix Stadium before the Homecoming football game against the Miami RedHawks. Homecoming King and Queen were announced at halftime, and Black United Students hosted its Annual Comedy Show. 

Check back throughout the day for more photos from Homecoming Weekend.