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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.


Melissa Seeton
Assistant Director, Communications
Campus Marketing & Communication
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Kent State Stark News

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 9:15am
Kent State University at Stark will host the Stark County Spring College Fair on Tuesday, March 15 from 6–7:30 p.m. in the Conference Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. This event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required and parking is free.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 4:03pm
Kent State University at Stark hosted 26 high school seniors from Wayne County Schools Career Center on Thursday, March 3. The students, who are all enrolled in the center’s Patient Care Technologies program, met with Kent State Stark’s Nursing Department faculty and toured the n...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 3:58pm
  UPDATE: NO TICKETS REMAIN Posted at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, March 7 For the fourth and final event in the popular Featured Speakers Series’ 25th season, Kent State University at Stark will present retired American astronaut Mark Kelly. His lecture, Endeavour to Succeed, will take...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 11:21am
The Corporate University, Kent State University at Stark will present a one-day Nursing Home Administrators Conference on Thursday, March 10 in the Kent State Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. Kent State University is an approved provider of cont...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 10:27am
Kent State University at Stark will present their second theatrical production of the 2015-16 season. The Bicentennial Project by Arwen Mitchell was created in collaboration with The Canton Repository. The play will be performed on February 26, 27, March 4 and 5 at 8 p.m. and on...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 2:06pm
Job seekers, this is your opportunity to explore and apply for internships and full-time career opportunities within Stark County and Northeast Ohio. Job seekers DO NOT need to pre-register. This event is free to students and alumni of the participating colleges and universities...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 1:34pm
Sophomore Samantha Glass becomes Kent State Stark’s first University Innovation Fellow. Her efforts will spark new opportunities for student innovation, entrepreneurship, design and creativity on campus.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 12:22pm
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 campus, online or at the high school fo...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 3:12pm
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 1:48pm
Denise A. Seachrist, Ph.D., of Rootstown, Ohio, has been selected to serve as dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Stark, located in North Canton, Ohio. Seachrist has served as interim dean of Kent State Stark, the only public university in Stark Coun...