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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 Contact

Melissa Seeton
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Kent State Stark News

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 11:48am
  Kent State University at Stark will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015 through Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 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...
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 4:24pm
  Contact: Ashley Brightbill Manager, Student Life & Activities 330-244-5041abright6 [at]
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 4:13pm
   VIEW GRADUATE & CEREMONY PHOTOS   2015 Fall Commencement Ceremony Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 at 7 p.m.Umstattd Performing Arts Hall  2323 17th St. NW Canton, Ohio 44708...
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 5:15pm
Kent State University at Stark invites the public to attend open forums that will introduce the four finalists for the Dean and Chief Administrative Officer position at the Stark Campus. As part of the interview process, each candidate’s presentation will include a discussion of...
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.