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Kent State University at Stark is preparing high school juniors and seniors and their parents on how to choose the right college. Get Started: A Crash Course in College Planning, a free information session designed to facilitate a smooth transition from high school to college, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. in Kent State Stark’s Main Hall Auditorium, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. This event is intended for students preparing to attend any higher education institution and is not limited to Kent State Stark.

Dr. Fotiou will be teaching in Cuba for Spring Break! The course is Afro-Cuban Religions: Spirit, Myth, and Reality.

Course size is limited.... sign up today!!


Kent State University at Stark faculty members Kim R. Finer, Ph.D., and Leslie Heaphy, Ph.D., were honored recently with the President’s Faculty Excellence Award, given by Kent State President Beverly Warren. The award recognizes exceptional performance that leads to the achievement of national or international recognition.

Fourteen Kent State faculty were given awards, with Finer and Heaphy the only two professors honored from a regional campus.

Degree? Check. Resume? Check. The question for college seniors and recent graduates is, “Now what?”

Kent State University at Stark has the answer. The Corporate University is offering to Kent State Stark seniors and recent grads its first-annual Student Professional Development Conference, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Conference Center. Participants will learn what is expected of them by their future managers and coworkers and how to “adult” consistently, says Faith Sheaffer-Polen, director of The Corporate University at Kent State Stark.

The community is invited to celebrate Kent State University at Stark’s 2016-17 season of the Featured Speakers Series with an impressive selection of personalities. Join us for exciting talks by best-selling author and thought leader Max Brooks; actor and activist RJ Mitte; author Susannah Cahalan; and television journalist John Quinones.

Kent State University at Stark announces the appointment of three new members of its advisory board. Joining the advisory board are Emil Alecusan, Brent May and Tena Wilson.