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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

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 12:50pm
World AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1 each year around the world. It has become one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate victories such as increased access to treatment...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 7:48am
Happy Thanksgiving! Kent State University at Stark will be closed November 26 - 29. Classes are recessed Wednesday, Nov. 25 at noon through Sunday, Nov. 29. The campus will reopen on Monday, Nov. 30. Watch this video to find out what members of the Kent State University communi...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 7:29am
Happy Thankgsiving! Watch this video to find out what members of the Kent State University community, including President Beverly Warren, are thankful for this year.  
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:18am
Kent State University President Beverly Warren will deliver her first State of the University address on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 3 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. Kent State faculty, staff, students and members of the community are invited to attend the event, which is themed...
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 8:41am
More and more active American veterans come home with not only physical wounds from serving their country. One in six soldiers return from Iraq or Afghanistan with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which affects not only them, but their family members, co-workers and others i...
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 8:55am
Kent State University at Stark will host the annual Turkey Trot, an Adult 5K and a Kids’ ¼ Mile Fun Run, on Saturday, Nov. 21. The events will be held on Kent State Stark’s beautiful, 200-acre campus, located at 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township.
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 11:46am
The National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) has named Dorvan Byler, a 2015 graduate of the Honors College and the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University at Stark, as a Portz Scholar for 2015. Byler is a native of Mt. Eaton, Ohio, and received his bachelor’s degre...
Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 8:31pm
Kent State University at Stark will kick off its first theatrical event of the 2015-16 season with Almost, Maine by John Cariani on November 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. and on November 15 and 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Kent State Stark Theatre, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Townshi...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 6:02pm
The second event in Kent State University at Stark’s 25th season of the popular Featured Speakers Series will bring acclaimed journalist Soledad O’Brien to campus. Her presentation, Diversity: On TV, Behind the Scenes and In Our Lives, will take place on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7:30...
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 9:09am
Information Session on October 22 The College Credit Plus program is designed to allow college-ready students, grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission, the opportunity to earn high school and college credit. College Credit Plus can include courses offered on a college camp...