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Kevin Lacz explains physical risk-taking at his book signing event at the Student Center Ballroom Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. I wanted to be better at the position than when I showed up, Lacz said, referring to his prior work ethic. 

Former SEAL Kevin Lacz discusses life before war in Veterans Day speech

Lyric Aquino November 9, 2017

Over 100 people gathered in the Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday to listen to the decorated Navy SEAL, author and movie star, Kevin Lacz.Lacz served two tours in the Iraq War with SEAL Team 3. He is...

Phi Mu, Alpha Tau Omega and Phi Sigma Kappa present an Aladdin-themed performance at Songfest in the Student Center Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.

Greek Life takes fundraising to the stage at SongFest 2014

Gabrielle Martinez November 16, 2014

The entire Kent State Greek community sang and danced its way to raising more than $30,000 for S.A.V.E., Suicide Awareness Voices of Education, at SongFest 2014 on Nov. 15 in the Kent State Ballroom. SongFest...

Junior Jakim Harvey embraces sophomore Kyndall Echols after they are crowned King and Queen of the 46th annual Renaissance Ball in the Ballroom Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

BUS Renaissance Ball celebrates African-American culture

Teahl Rice November 5, 2014

Kent State’s ballroom quickly filled up with high energy and an air of celebration as more than 300 students gathered for Black United Students’ 46th annual Renaissance Ball.Doors opened at 6:30 p.m.,...

Term instructor of Pan-African studies Olu Manns (left) performs on stage with students from his Cultural Expressions class. Manns was quoted On the One referring to the diversity of students in his class being brought together from nations all across the world during the 19th annual African Night, Friday, March 14, 2014.

Annual African Night celebrates African culture through food and dance

Michael Lopick March 16, 2014

A crowd of students dressed to the nines eagerly waited outside the Kent State Ballroom to celebrate a world of geles, dashikis and traditional African food.Kent African Student Association’s 19th annual...

1980s Brit fashion rocks annual ‘Rock the Runway’ event

Jake Green March 9, 2014

New Wave British music and fashion inspired the designers whose three-look collections filled the stage at the sold-out 10th Annual “Rock the Runway” student fashion competition in the Kent...

Dr. Steve Perry, principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School, spoke at the See you @ College conference in the ballroom Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Perry, along with many other guest speakers, gave advice regarding first generation college students and improving college enrollment numbers.

See You @ College explores routes to success for low-income students

Breyanna Tripp February 13, 2014

Kent State hosted area professionals at its See You @ College conference Thursday to discuss the challenges that low-income, first-generation college students face.Community leaders and organizations gathered...

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