Spirit Fest is Kent State Stark's way of welcoming students back to campus. Spirit Fest brings the campus community together and is a great way for students, faculty and staff to get to know one another and kick off a great academic year.

11 A.M. - 2 P.M.

Events & Activities take place rain or shine:

Almost, MainKent State University at Stark Theatre has announced open auditions for the first theatrical production of the season, Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani and directed by Kent State Stark Assistant Professor of Theatre and Theatre Director Brian Newberg. Auditions are open to everyone, including students and community persons.

Photo of David MauerKent State University’s College of Business Administration introduces the Firestone Lecture Series in Finance with the inaugural presentation scheduled for Friday, Sept. 18.

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Whether you're incredibly fond of Facebook, feel that Twitter is simply terrific, or find that Instagram is simply ideal, we’ve got you covered. We’ve got news, announcements, event listings and more for you, no matter the platform – and if you’ve got questions, we’ll get you answers, just ask.

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A half century ago, the Warren-Youngstown area was still defined by its mostly blue-collar workforce as the region proudly continued to forge its place as a center of steel production.

But not everyone yearned for a life defined by what the mills had to offer.

Rather than do as their fathers before them did, a small group of young people wanted something different – to be something different. And while many weren’t sure exactly what they wanted, they knew they wanted to be stimulated, to do something others hadn’t yet done.