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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

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 1:55pm
Join us for Kent State Stark's first annual Homecoming Week Celebration! 2016 Kent State Homecoming Saturday, Oct. 1
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 2:23pm
From “Night of the Living Dead” to “World War Z” and “The Walking Dead,” frightening, flesh-eating zombies have captured the imaginations of horror fans everywhere for more than four decades. Today, they’re more popular than ever, whether on TV, film, or this year’s easy Hallowee...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 9:01am
FAMILY HEALTH & FITNESS FAIR Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Recreation & Wellness Center Tennis Courts, Ballfields and Track
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 2:52pm
For the ninth straight year, Kent State University at Stark honored the men and women of our local safety forces by providing a free lunch on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. in recognition of National Campus Safety Awareness Month. Dean Denise A. Seachrist, Assistant Dean A. Bath...
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:06am
Kent State University at Stark is preparing high school juniors and seniors and their parents on how to choose the right college. Get Started: A Crash Course in College Planning, a free information session designed to facilitate a smooth transition from high school to college, wi...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 11:15am
Kent State University at Stark faculty members Kim R. Finer, Ph.D., and Leslie Heaphy, Ph.D., were honored recently with the President’s Faculty Excellence Award, given by K...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 11:05am
Degree? Check. Resume? Check. The question for college seniors and recent graduates is, “Now what?”
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 3:44pm
The community is invited to celebrate Kent State University at Stark’s 2016-17 season of the Featured Speakers Series with an impressive selection of personalities. Join us for exciting talks by best-selling author and thought leader Max Brooks; actor and activist RJ Mitte; autho...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 9:28am
Kent State University at Stark announces the appointment of three new members of its advisory board. Joining the advisory board are Emil Alecusan, Brent May and Tena Wilson.  
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 8:15am
Welcome to Fall 2016! Kent State University at Stark welcomes students to campus for Fall 2016. Recently, Dr. Beverly Warren remarked, "A college campus is at its best when all of our faculty, staff and students are here and in action," and we couldn't agree more.