Business View Magazine | October 2019

201 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2019 DIX STADIUM A MULTI-PURPOSE FACILITY D ix Stadium is a multi-purpose sports stadium, located at the far eastern end of the campus of Kent State University (KSU), in Kent, Ohio. It is used, primarily, as the home of the Kent State Golden Flashes football team, a member of the NCAA’s Mid-American Conference East division. In addition, since 2016 the stadium is also home to the Kent State women’s soccer team and, since 2019, to the women’s lacrosse team. It was also home to the Kent State field hockey team from 1997 to 2004. In 2001, the stadium hosted the Division I NCAA Field Hockey Championship. The $3.5 million Dix Stadium opened on September 13, 1969 and was named, in 1971, after Robert C. Dix, former publisher of the Record-