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Your Hometown University: Creating Pathways to Opportunities 

Kent State University at Stark helps the nearly 7,250 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 17:1 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.

Stark Media Relations Contacts

Tina Biasella
Director of External Affairs & Community Relations
154E Conference Center

Melissa Seeton
Public Relations & Media Communications Coordinator
154B Conference Center


Kent State Stark News

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 9:07am
Kent State University at Stark will host the annual Turkey Trot, an adult 5K and a children’s ¼ mile Fun Run, on Saturday, Nov. 18. The events will be held on Kent State Stark’s beautiful, 200-acre campus, located at 6000 Frank Ave. NW in Jackson Township. The Kids Fun Run begins...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 3:19pm
Kent State University at Stark’s 2017-18 theatrical season kicks off with Consider the Oyster by David MacGregor. The play will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, 11, 17 and 18 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 and 19 at the Kent State Stark Theatre. American Sign Language (ASL) interpretat...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 2:36pm
Kent State University at Stark is transformed into “Boo U” on Oct. 26 for an evening of family-friendly fun. Kent State Stark will host the ninth annual educational fall celebration for elementary school-aged children from 5 to 7 p.m. at its campus, 6000 Frank Ave. NW in Jackson...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 3:41pm
The Corporate University at Kent State University at Stark will present a Project Management Professional (PMP) Examination Preparation course beginning Monday, Oct. 30 through Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The sessions will be held at the Conference Center at Kent State Stark from 8:30...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 3:32pm
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, wi...
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 9:30am
Dear Members of the Kent State University Community: The White House announcement to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, has raised concerns among students and their families — including the Kent State family. The DACA program has provided a path to c...
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 8:50pm
Collaboration is anything but virtual between the campuses of Kent State University at Stark and Tuscarawas. In fact, the computer design, animation and game design (CDAGD) partnership has been a reality for nearly a decade. This fall, Kent State Stark’s position changes in a li...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:48pm
Growing up, Kristina Doering-Hippich skipped down to explore the creek that flowed near her childhood home in Green. She took to the outdoors, this girl who grew up in the Scouts and celebrated Earth Day with her family. Now raising her own three children, she understands what w...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 11:12am
The community is invited to celebrate Kent State University at Stark’s 2017-18 season of the Featured Speakers Series with an impressive selection of personalities. Join us for exciting talks by Golden Globe-winning actor Henry Winkler; Army veteran and leadership expert Shannon...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:34am
Kent State University at Stark welcomes new students to campus on August 26 for Smart Start Saturday. This is your new student orientation that will prepare you for the first day of classes - and your new college life. Smart Start Saturday is for new and transfer students at Ken...