New Philadelphia, Ohio - Kent State University at Tuscarawas will welcome alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends back to the university for its 50th Anniversary Campus Reunion on Wednesday, September 12.

The gathering will take place in the lobby of Founders Hall from 7 to 9 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. During the event, guests will enjoy great food, music, fun and campus tours. Musical entertainment will be provided by Martini & Russo, a popular local band.

Director of Advancement Chad Conrad says attendees will enjoy an evening that brings together the Tuscarawas campus family, celebrates scholar excellence and provides a nostalgic return to the university. 

“Kent State Tuscarawas was the launching pad for thousands of alumni who are doing great things here in Tuscarawas County, across the country and around the world. This special celebration will draw many of them back home to reconnect with their fellow Kent Staters and honor their campus lineage,” he says.

Campus Dean and Chief Administrative Officer Brad Bielski says the campus reunion gathering is intended to reconnect individuals to the campus and represents an effective link between the wonderful past and the bright present.

“This September, our campus reunion, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary, will create a special experience like no other. Time changes everything except true friendships. Come back to reconnect, rediscover and relive your days at Kent State Tuscarawas!” 

The reunion is hosted by the Kent State Tuscarawas Alumni Association. The organization offers events, programs and benefits to keep Kent State Tuscarawas graduates and friends connected to the university. Anyone who attended or graduated from the Tuscarawas campus is eligible for membership.

For more information or to join the alumni association, visit To RSVP to the campus reunion, contact Chad Conrad at 330-308-7445 or

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