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Kent State University at Stark helps nearly 4,000 students find their passion and develop a roadmap to their future. 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 400 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 360 Kent State world-class programs of study or choose from over 25 bachelor’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 $124.5 million.


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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 10:31am
Sydney Cowles knows gridiron greatness is made in Stark County. Sydney grew up just like many Stark County kids, with football Friday nights cheering for the hometown team. These days, her job takes her to the big leagues. It’s where she rubs elbows with the professional players...
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 1:45pm
Kent State University at Stark Theatre will hold its first theatrical production of the 2019-20 season, “Proof”, a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by playwright David Auburn. The cast of “Proof” will take to the campus’ stage for opening night at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 in The...
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 11:55am
Outstanding professors have comprehensive knowledge of their fields, effectively and resourcefully organize and present material, and stimulate student thinking and understanding. Students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit nominations for such an outstanding profes...
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 9:33am
Turn your passion into your profession. Discover a career in music production and audio recording. Kent State University at Stark offers a complete four-year curriculum in music technology. Come spend a day on campus with the music technology team!
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 11:17am
Rocks with jagged edges are no match for the hands of Annabelle Clawson. With a giggle and a firm grip, the gray ones, the red ones, the shiny and matte ones are scooped up in whatever the 4-year-old can muster, but mainly, her own two small hands.
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 10:50am
Steven Smith faced the battle of his life. Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in his mid-30s, Steven juggled cancer treatments, being a young father and completing the college coursework that he needed to earn his bachelor’s degree. And he was close. Close to beating cancer, close...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 8:30am
Kent State University at Stark will present Guitar Weekend, a three-day festival for guitar enthusiasts, Oct. 31 - Nov. 2. Free and open to the public, the event is a celebration of all styles of guitar playing and features some of the most respected guitarists nationwide.
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 9:08am
Kent State University at Stark will host a Campus Preview for interested students and their families on Saturday, Oct. 26. Campus tours, a faculty and resource fair and breakfast will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The program will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Check-in takes...
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 8:47am
Kent State Stark will be transformed into “Boo U” on Oct. 24 for an evening of family friendly fun. The 11th annual educational fall celebration for elementary school-aged children takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 2:07pm
A two-time champion NASCAR driver, Julia Landauer became the highest finishing female in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series’ 64-year history. A proponent of women’s empowerment, this Stanford University graduate also is an advocate for STEM education.  Landauer is the first presenter...