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Kent State University at Stark helps 7,000 students enrolled year-round find their passion and develop a sense of purpose. As Kent State’s largest regional campus, students receive an affordable, university education on a beautiful 200-acre campus with a private college feel. Our student-faculty ratio of 21:1 means Kent State Stark’s 450 faculty and staff are dedicated to encouraging students to achieve their personal and academic goals. Students have the opportunity to begin coursework in more than 282 Kent State undergraduate degree programs or choose from over 25 bachelor’s, master’s, associate and online degrees that can be completed entirely at the Stark Campus. Stark County’s only public university, Kent State Stark was founded in 1946 and continues today improving the quality of life for this region, spurring a total economic impact in Northeast Ohio of $381.7 million.


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Kent State Stark News

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Heart of gold. Life was just beginning for Lainey Ward when doctors worked on her heart to keep it beating. A 4-month-old baby, Ward was in the fight of her life before she knew what living really meant. Her whole world was mom and dad and the mobile dancing over her crib.
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 9:25am
Academy Award-winning actress is second speaker in 2018-19 Featured Speaker Series. Mira Sorvino is an Academy Award-winning actress, documentary filmmaker, United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, silence breaker and passionate voice of the #MeToo movement and lifelong champion of vi...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 2:47pm
Note to Selfie: Start Planning for College
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 11:45am
Internships provide students with real-world experience. In her role as Kent State University at Stark’s assistant director for employer relations and internships, Shaanette Fowler works with employers to identify internships, as well as part-time and full-time jobs for students...
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 11:37am
Ready for adventure. Looking out over the Grand Canyon into the vast, wide-open space, Demi Edwards felt at peace. The gorge that could humble any soul with its breathtaking expanse, wrapped her in comfort, making big problems seem small and solutions within reach. During a tim...
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:44am
First female NFL referee to kick off the 2018-19 Featured Speakers Series. Sarah Thomas changed the game in the world’s most quintessential male-dominated sport — football — when she became the first female NFL referee. Now, she’s inspiring others to dream big and believe anythin...
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 2:47pm
Big city dreams. Growing up Mennonite at his family’s Sugarcreek-area farm, Kent Weaver considered Canton a big city. Now this self-described country boy is headed to the state capital.
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 4:44pm
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank among volunteer opportunities for freshmen. Evangeline Agum knows the face of hunger. In her home county of Uganda, Agum said “people need food the most” yet help is scarce. That’s why the 18-year-old didn’t hesitate when afforded the opportunity t...
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:41am
The world is her stage. Deborah Belintani Rosa plopped down in front of the Pantheon and started to draw. The former Roman temple served as a backdrop for Rosa’s sketch as she documented the moment over spring break. It was her first visit to Rome and the opportunity came thank...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 2:51pm
Auditions open to students and community members. The Kent State University at Stark Theatre has announced open auditions for its first theatrical production of the 2018-19 season, Unnecessary Farce, a comedy by playwright Paul Slade Smith.