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Veterans Day


Contact:

Will Casterlow
330-244-3250
wcasterl@kent.edu



Kent State Stark will be closed on Tuesday,
Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

Veterans Day


Veterans Day honors the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans. Kent State University at Stark proudly presents several Veterans Day events and activities to honor those who are serving and have served in our American Armed Forces. All events are free and open to the public and take place at Kent State Stark, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township.


2014 Veterans Day Events & Activities


Thursday, Nov. 6

Movie: Inglourious Basterds
3 - 5:30 p.m.
Main Hall Auditorium
Sponsored by the Kent State Stark Veterans Club. Free popcorn provided.

An Evening with Congressman Bob Gibbs
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Main Hall Auditorium
Sponsored by the Kent State Stark Veterans Club. Light refreshments provided.

Congressman Bob Gibbs is the U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Ohio. He sits on the Republican Study Committee, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee where he is Chairman of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, and also sits on the House Agriculture Committee.
A Holmes County resident, graduate of The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute and a self-employed farmer, Gibbs served on the Ohio Farm Bureau’s Board of Trustees and was president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation for two terms. He took his knowledge and advocacy of Ohio agriculture to the next level and served in the Ohio House of Representatives and the Ohio Senate, strongly advocating for agriculture and small business.
He has received many awards and accolades for his work in public service, including the prestigious Guardian of Small Business Award and being named the Watch Dog of the Treasury. Gibbs and his wife, Jody, have been married for 37 years and have three grown children.

 

Friday, Nov. 7

Field of Honor
Flag planting begins at 11 a.m.
Sponsored by the Kent State Stark Veterans Outreach Committee.

Volunteers from Kent State University at Stark and Stark State College will place 1,000 American flags along the Frank Avenue entrance to the campuses to the Kent State Stark flagpole circle. The flags will remain through Thursday, Nov. 13.

Wall of Honor
November 7 - 14
Emporium Windows
Campus Center
Sponsored by the Kent State Stark Veterans Outreach Committee.

A display of military photographs, submitted by Kent State Stark students, faculty and staff, will be on display.

 

Thursday, Nov. 13

Veterans Reception
10:15 a.m. - noon
Campus Center Fireplace Lounge
Sponsored by the Kent State Stark Veterans Outreach Committee.
Light refreshments provided.

Military Uniforms, Pictures and Gear Display
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Campus Center
Sponsored by the Kent State Stark Veterans Club.

Military memorabilia (no ammunition, guns or explosives – authentic or replicas will be accepted) submitted by Kent State Stark students, faculty and staff, will be on display.