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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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Kent State Stark News

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 4:12pm
Kent State University at Stark Interim Dean Denise Seachrist and Sr. Facilities Manager Brian Gardner recently presented Larry and Chuck Hoover of The Hoover Foundation with a copy of the Kent State Board of Trustees’ resolution that recognizes The Hoover Foundation for their gen...
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 8:58pm
The following Kent State University at Stark students have been named to the PRESIDENT’S LIST. They earned a 4.00 grade point average for the 2015 Spring semester and completed at least 15 letter-graded (A, B, etc.) credit hours by the end of the semester. Pass/Fail (S, U) credit...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 3:27pm
The Kent State Stark Bookstore will reopen on Monday, July 6. Kent State University entered into an agreement this past spring with Barnes & Noble College. The retailer will operate all Kent State University on-campus bookstores, including the Kent State University at Stark...
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 1:52pm
In fall 2015, Fairless High School students will be within walking distance to Kent State University at Stark, shortening the span to their college degrees. On Thursday, May 28, Kent State Stark Dean Denise Seachrist and Fairless Local Schools Superintendent Broc Bidlack signed...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 8:42am
Through a grant facilitated by Dr. Christopher Post, associate professor of geography, the Dominion Foundation awarded Kent State Stark $28,000 for a vertical wind turbine. Wind Turbines of Ohio, located in Alliance, installed the turbine on the southeast side of the campus’s new...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 3:23pm
Pictured above (left to right) is Award of Distinction recipient Douglas Henry, Assistant Dean A. Bathi Kasturiarachi, Distinguished Teaching Award recipient Paul Andaloro, Interim Dean Denise Seachrist and Distinguished Teaching Award finalists Robert Miltner and Keith Lloyd.
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 9:30pm
On Friday, May 8, Kent State University at Stark celebrated Spring 2015 baccalaureate nursing graduates at the annual Nursing Convocation.  VIEW PHOTOS
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 8:52pm
Kent State University at Stark wishes to convey our heartfelt congratulations to all of our Spring 2015 graduates! VIEW PHOTOS
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 3:21pm
Kent State University at Stark proudly announces Melvin J. Gravely II, Ph.D., president and CEO of TriVersity Construction Company, as the speaker for their 42nd Annual Spring Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony, to be held on Sunday, May 10 at 3 p.m. at Umstattd Performing Arts...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 8:33am
The positive impact that a quality professor has on students, fellow faculty, staff and the community is immeasurable. According to a nomination for the Ohio Academy of History’s 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award, Kent State University at Stark’s Associate Professor Leslie Heaphy...