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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

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.
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 8:05am
By Kelli Weir Canton Repository Staff Writer August 25, 2016Original article Despite not having any residence dorms on campus, Kent State University at Stark is hosting 2...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 3:57pm
Pictured left to right: Mary Southards, Chrissy Kauth, Dr. Lada Gibson-Shreve, Dr. Denise Seachrist, Dr. Deb Shelestak, Dr. Para Jones, Beverly Mayle, Shari Shiepis and Dr. A. Bathi Kasturiarachi. 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 9:20am
  Kent State University at Stark welcomes new students to campus on August 27 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 K...