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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 Contact

Melissa Seeton
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Kent State Stark News

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...
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 2:56pm
Kent State University at Stark is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Stephanie Monastra as the director of the Conference Center.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 8:10pm
Kent State University at Stark Interim Dean Denise Seachrist and Facilities Manager Brian Gardner recently presented Ed Roth and Vicki Haines, Aultman Health Foundation’s president and senior vice president, respectively, along with Aultman Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer Anne G...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 8:34am
Fashion shows usually mean glamour, beauty and elegance. For nearly 400 Kent State University at Stark students, faculty, staff and Canton community members, this concept now carries a greater meaning. In early September, an on-campus casting call for female models attracted 21...
Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 10:31am
Kent State University at Stark will host a Flu Shot Clinic on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 7:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Recreation & Wellness Center. This flu shot clinic is open to all students, faculty, staff and dependents.
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 10:58am
Kent State University at Stark is partnering with the UNCHAINED Fashion Team from Columbus, Ohio, to bring awareness to human trafficking, one of the world’s fastest-growing illegal enterprises. The UNCHAINED Fashion Show will take place on Monday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Kent...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 8:41am
Kent State University at Stark will celebrate the silver anniversary season of the popular Featured Speakers Series with an impressive lineup of personalities. The 25th season begins with music industry strategist Troy Carter. His presentation, The Convergence of Tech, Culture an...