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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

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:47am
The following Kent State University at Stark students have been named to the PRESIDENT’S LIST. They each earned a 4.00 grade point average for the spring 2017 semester and completed at least 15 letter-graded (A, B, etc.) credit hours by the end of the semester. Pass/Fail (S, U) c...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:01am
The public is invited to experience international food and live cultural performances. Building bridges to other cultures is a way of life at Kent State University at Stark – and not just during the fall and spring. Kent State Stark’s Global Gateway Day is a family-friendly sum...
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 1:20pm
Plain Township woman nearly died in car crash as a high school junior, later overcame addiction to cocaine. She graduated college Friday and is celebrating Mother’s Day this weekend. By Kelli Weir / Repository staff writer...
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 4:02pm
Kent State Stark Faculty Earn Teaching Accolades Lindsay Starkey, Ph.D., says that for her, teaching isn’t about getting awards – it’s about the impact you have on students and colleagues and perhaps most importantly, what they can teach you. Starkey, a resident of North Canton...
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 3:53pm
Daniel R. Flowers, president and CEO of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, gave the address at Kent State University at Stark’s 44th Annual Spring Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 12 at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall in Canton. More than 190 candidates were awarded their bac...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:43pm
Global Education Opportunities Continue to Grow at Kent State Stark It’s one thing to get to visit a location new to you. It’s another to explore your academic field in a different nation. Studying abroad is one of the most exciting, invigorating and challenging things you can d...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:20pm
Denise A. Seachrist, Ph.D., dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Stark, recently announced five faculty members have achieved promotion and tenure, effective at the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year. Two faculty have been promoted in rank.  Kent...
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 4:35pm
Campus earns designation for eighth consecutive year. A celebration of the earth’s natural resources provides the perfect backdrop to honor Kent State University at Stark as a 2016 Tree Campus USA®. The Arbor Day Foundation and Ohio Division of Natural Resources (ODNR) will form...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 9:06am
Save Now - Learn Now - Leap Ahead The deadline for high school students to apply to the College Credit Plus program for Fall 2017 is Monday, May 1. The College Credit Plus (CCP) program is designed to allow college-ready students, grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission,...
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Kent State University at Stark commemorates Earth Day 2017 with events and activities designed to inspire awareness of environmental responsibility and to improve the appreciation of the Earth’s natural resources. Events will take place behind the Campus Center and around the Po...