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FLASHES OF BRILLIANCE
2021-22 Distinguished Teaching Award and Award of Distinction Recipients Announced
Alexis Baker, Ph.D., knows that making a real difference begins in the classroom. That’s why it is one of her top goals to ensure students are engaged and empowered. She sparks debate and encourages participation in all of her English courses — and she’s making an impact.
Kent State Stark Celebrates 2021-22 Academic Achievement Awards
Kent State University at Stark proudly celebrates the educational accomplishments and the students who help make our campus one of excellence.
We invite you to celebrate with us as we recognize the outstanding achievements of our students.
Spring 2022 Commencement May 13 at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium
Kent State University at Stark graduates are set to take Canton’s biggest stage May 13 during the 49th Annual Spring Commencement Ceremony at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.
Renato "Ren" Camacho, president and chief executive officer at the Akron-Canton Airport, will present the keynote address.
Akron-Canton Airport CEO Renato ‘Ren’ Camacho to give Keynote Address at Commencement
Renato “Ren” Camacho, president and chief executive officer of the Akron-Canton Airport, will give the keynote address at Kent State University at Stark’s 2022 Commencement on May 13.
Local graduates are set to take Canton’s biggest stage during the commencement ceremony at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.
Sarah Schmidt Named to Top 20 Under 40 by ystark!
Sarah Schmidt, assistant director of Global Education Initiatives at Kent State University at Stark, will be recognized at the 15th annual Twenty under 40! awards, produced by ystark!, a department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, and The Repository.
Lindsay Zimmerman, Michael Wheeler named Kent State Stark Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients
Local philanthropist Lindsay Zimmerman and Michael Wheeler, president and chief legal officer of Patriot Software, were named Distinguished Alumni Award recipients at Kent State University at Stark’s recent 75th anniversary celebration.
“We are so proud of all that Lindsay and Mike have accomplished,” said Dean Denise A. Seachrist, Kent State Stark’s dean and chief administrative officer.
Kent State Stark and Perry High School Educators Receive Grant for Summer Math Program
Sitting in her high school calculus class senior year, it all clicked for Ashley Meinke. Math was her passion.
Fast-forward to today, Meinke is in her 11th year teaching mathematics at Perry High School and is active with the school’s Math Club. She spends her days with top math students, teaching Honors Pre-Calculus and AP Calculus to upperclassmen.