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Bowman Breakfast Spotlights Intercollegiate Athletics

Posted Sep, 2, 2010
On Thursday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 a.m., Kent State University's fall Bowman Breakfast will feature keynote speaker Joel Nielsen, Kent State's new director of intercollegiate athletics. The breakfast will be held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Nielsen's presentation is titled "Why College Sports Matter."

Doors open at 7 a.m. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the speech starts at 8 a.m.

The Bowman Breakfast, a tradition since 1963, is sponsored by Kent State and the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce. The breakfast provides students, staff, faculty and members of the community with a forum to address important issues and topics.

Tickets are $9 per person, payable at the door. RSVP at or contact Mary Mandalari at 330-672-8664, or e-mail her at by Sept. 20.

No-shows who register will be billed. To register or cancel an existing reservation, call Mary Mandalari at 330-672-8664, or e-mail her at

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Media Contacts:
Mary Mandalari,, 330-672-8664
Emily Vincent,, 330-672-8595