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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.

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Melissa Seeton
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Kent State Stark News

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 1:20pm
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 8:52am
Kent State University at Stark’s observance of Black History Month in February offers opportunities for the campus community to get together and experience diversity in all its forms. The monthlong commemoration will feature presentations, forums and a performance by Cleveland-ba...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 4:04pm
Samantha Brown says that today’s leaders could learn a lot from The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The sophomore biology major at Kent State University at Stark was chosen the winner of the campus’ Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 9:28am
PRESIDENT'S LIST - FALL 2016 The following Kent State University at Stark students have been named to the President's List. They earned a 4.00 grade point average for the Fall 2016 semester and completed at least 15 letter-graded (A, B, etc.) credit hours by the end of the semes...
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 2:48pm
Are you ready to explore your future? Join us to learn about the majors you can complete in their entirety at Your Hometown University. MAJORS EXPO SATURDAY, FEB. 4 at 10 a.m. MAIN HALL AUDITORIUM KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AT STARK With the feel of a small liberal arts college, Ken...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 4:04pm
It looked like a scene out of a horror film – a terrified young woman wakes up in a strange hospital room, strapped to a bed, unable to move or speak, and with no memory of why she is there. Strange people were all around her, and she was under guard 24 hours a day. But the most...
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 3:06pm
A pond and surrounding greenery lies within the rolling hills of the campus of Kent State University at Stark, but it’s certainly not your average water retention pond. It’s a living, breathing, vital research tool that is having a major impact on the lives of Kent State Stark st...
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 5:15pm
The Kent State University at Stark Theatre has announced open auditions for the next theatrical production of the season, Reasons to Be Happy by Neil LaBute, and directed by Kent State Stark Associate Professor of Theatre and Theatre Director Brian Newberg. Auditions are open to...
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 3:16pm
Kent State University at Stark will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 for the university’s holiday break. During this time, all administrative offices, as well as the Library, Bookstore, Recreation & Wellness Center and Conference Center, will be c...