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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

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...
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 10:15am
Auditions Open to Students and Community Members The Kent State University at Stark Theatre has announced open auditions for the first theatrical production of the season, Consider the Oyster by David MacGregor, and directed by Kent State Stark Associate Professor of Theatre and...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 1:29pm
A man spontaneously transitions into a woman, Jesus Christ makes an appearance on the Home Shopping Network and the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy will be examined this theatre season at Kent State University at Stark. In keeping with its tradition of stagi...
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 3:24pm
Partnership between Canton City Schools and Kent State University at Stark preps students for college. Ever since she can remember, 14-year-old Jada Howard has wanted to be a veterinarian. Last week, she started on a path at Kent State University at Stark that will help make her...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 3:27pm
Lucas Engelhardt, Ph.D., associate professor in Kent State University at Stark’s Department of Economics, is a firm believer in pursing innovation and investing in capita...
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 11:16am
Austin Trzop is in Cincinnati to complete in the 37th National Veteran Wheelchair Games. Trzop is a business and entrepreneurship major at Kent State University at Stark. Shortly after joining the Marines, T...
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 10:49am
As the business world continues to grow more dynamic and complex, so does the role of the human resource professional. In response to this challenge, The Corporate University at Kent State University at Stark will hold the 2017 Human Resource Symposium on Thursday, July 20 from...