An essential element to surviving your first year at college is support – from family, faculty and staff. Having peers to lean on also helps make the milestone transition easier.

Incoming Kent State University at Stark freshmen enroll in Destination Kent State: First Year Experience (FYE) to familiarize themselves with college life. With topics ranging from responsibility to relationships and stress to studying, there’s something to benefit each of them as they meet new friends who are embarking on the same exciting journey.

Kent State University at Stark Interim Dean Denise Seachrist and Sr. Facilities Manager Brian Gardner recently presented Larry and Chuck Hoover of The Hoover Foundation with a copy of the Kent State Board of Trustees’ resolution that recognizes The Hoover Foundation for their generous support of the campus’s new Science and Nursing Building. The geology laboratories and geology mud room in the building, which is opening in August, have been named in honor of the foundation.

Kent State Tuscarawas Recognizes Community Members

Kent State University at Tuscarawas recently recognized two community members with special awards. 

Kent State University at Tuscarawas and Buckeye Career Center are partnering to offer a new career program for Buckeye Career Center students. Beginning this fall, Buckeye students can choose Performing Arts as an educational career program and take the courses at Kent State Tuscarawas. Participating students will receive high school credits and college credits through the university’s College Credit Plus Program. The tuition and books associated with the courses are free.