030619 May4

Two women observe the exhibit inside the May 4 Visitors Center Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

Friday, May 3:

Panel: “Student Activism: Then and Now,”   7 to 9 p.m., KIVA

Tim Moore, Howie Emmer & current YDSA and BUS representatives

Candlelight Vigil: March at 11 p.m. (Meet in the KSU Commons at the Victory Bell), followed by an all-night standing vigil from midnight until noon May 4  at the Prentice Lounge/Parking Lot


Saturday, May 4:

Breakfast for May 4 Task Force & families: 8 to 9:30 a.m., Schwebel Room in the Student Center

May 4 Visitors Center: Open 9 a.m. to noon and 2:30  to 5 p.m.  (closed during commemoration)

Book signing: 10-11 a.m.  in KSU bookstore

May 4 commemoration: 12:00 -2:30 p.m., KSU Commons (Ballroom in case of rain)


  • 11:45 a.m. — Musician Barry Be

  • 12:24 p.m. — Victory Bell rings (Janet Malaime)

  • 12:26 p.m. — Introduction (President Warren)

  • 12:31 p.m. — Musician Ray Flanagan

  • 12:35 p.m. — Chronologies

  • 12:55 p.m. — Speeches for the four students

  • 1:18 p.m. — Activism/faith at Kent State

  • 1:25 p.m. — Tree of Life tragedy (Rabbi Michael Ross)

  • 1:35 p.m. — Musician Ray Flanagan

  • 1:45 p.m. — Keynote speech: J. Kavin Ross, production manager of  “Hate Crimes in the Heartland” 

Bob Woodward: 7 p.m., M.A.C. Center


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