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Your Hometown University: Creating Pathways to Opportunities 

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.

Stark Media Relations Contact

Melissa Seeton
Public Relations & Media Communications Coordinator
154B Conference Center


Kent State Stark News

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 2:05pm
Kent State University at Stark will host a Campus Preview for high school juniors, seniors and their parents on Saturday, Nov. 5. Campus tours begin at 9 a.m. and the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Main Hall Auditorium, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Townsh...
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 8:35am
Kent State University at Stark will host its fall festival, a family-friendly, educational fall celebration for elementary school-aged children. Boo U, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 5-7 p.m. throughout most of the Kent State Stark...
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 8:39am
Unbroken: Shining a Light on Human Trafficking, Igniting a Fire for Change Friday, Sept. 30 from 6 - 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Science & Nursing Building Kent State University at Stark
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:55am
Kent State University at Stark’s Guitar Weekend is a three-day festival celebrating all styles of guitar playing. This free event is open to guitar enthusiasts at any level. Join us for exciting, intimate concerts and hands on workshops given by some of the most respected guitari...
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...