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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.

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Melissa Seeton
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Kent State Stark News

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am
Kent State University at Stark is proud to host the Gallery 6000 exhibit, entitled Vista Botanica.
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 1:21pm
Kent State University at Stark will present an informational lecture on Thursday, Sept. 17 to honor Constitution Day, which recognizes the formation and adoption of the United States Constitution and all U.S. citizens, whether by birth or naturalization.  Following a flag ceremo...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 9:27am
Blue and Gold Pride Days are back at Kent State University! Kent State faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the university are encouraged to promote university spirit and pride by wearing blue and gold colors. Kent State introduced Blue and Gold Pride Days last fall a...
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 4:10pm
Spirit Fest is Kent State Stark's way of welcoming students back to campus. Spirit Fest brings the campus community together and is a great way for students, faculty and staff to get to know one another and kick off a great academic year. 2016 SPIRIT FEST SEPTEMBER 7 & 8 11...
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 1:49pm
Kent State University at Stark Theatre has announced open auditions for the first theatrical production of the season, Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani and directed by Kent State Stark Assistant Professor of Theatre and Theatre Director Brian Newberg. Auditions are open to...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 9:13am
Canton, Ohio is the global destination of a lifetime for 11 students from Shenzhen, China, marking a first for a Kent State University regional campus. On August 31, the Stark Campus in Jackson Township will be the first of the Kent State’s seven regional campuses to reach across...
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 12:06pm
An opening celebration to formally introduce Kent State University at Stark’s Science and Nursing Building, the campus’s seventh major structure, was held on Thursday, Aug. 27.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 11:15am
Kent State University at Stark Announces Featured Speakers Series' 25th Anniversary Lineup
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 8:30pm
Smart Start Saturday serves as new student orientation for incoming students. Held the Saturday before classes start, students are invited to attend sessions on topics such as faculty expectations, money management while in college, staying healthy and balanced, time management,...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 1:02pm
An essential element to surviving your first year at college is support – from family, faculty and staff. Having peers to lean on also helps make the milestone transition easier. Incoming Kent State University at Stark freshmen enroll in Destination Kent State: First Year Experi...