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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, January 26, 2018 - 10:14am
Kent State University at Stark is proud to again host the annual Northeast Central Ohio Scholastic Art Exhibit and Awards Ceremony, said Jack McWhorter, Ph.D., associate professor of art and regional affiliate coordinator of the competition.  
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:39am
Fall 2017 President's List 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 fall 2017 semester and completed at least 15 letter-graded (A, B, etc.) credit hours by the end of the se...
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:36am
Fall 2017 President's and Dean's Lists at Kent State University at Stark 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...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:01am
Auditions open to students and community members. The Kent State University at Stark Theatre has announced open auditions for its third theatrical production of the season, 26 Pebbles, a docudrama that incorporates verbatim interview excerpts from Newtown, Conn., residents recou...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 11:02am
On Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, Kent State University at Stark held its record-setting fall commencement ceremony with nearly 200 students being awarded bachelor’s degrees and 29 receiving associate degrees.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:39pm
Military veteran, firefighter and EMT, Carl Linder faced learning difficulties head-on. The lower floor of Main Hall was familiar to Carl Linder before he ever enrolled at Kent State University at Stark. As a child, he played there quietly while his mother took evening classes.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:21pm
April Arbogast found a way to give back at Kent State University at Stark, and that was all she ever wanted: to make a difference. As one of the founders of Flash’s Food Pantry, Arbogast initiated a mainstay that has been visited more than 1,000 times since its inception in 2015....
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 4:01pm
Due to inclement weather, Kent State Stark will close at noon on Friday, Jan. 12 and will remain closed through Saturday. Smart Start Saturday has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. First week student help:
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:47am
Kent State University at Stark will be closed Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, through Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, for the university's holiday break. During this time, all administrative offices and buildings will be closed. All Kent State Stark offices and buildings will resume normal busi...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 1:36pm
Some thoughts this holiday season from Dr. Denise A. Seachrist, dean of Kent State University at Stark As we gather around the table this holiday season, I encourage each of us to begin a conversation. A true discussion, the kind of face-to-face interaction we seldom have in the...