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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

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 2:41pm
Reprinted from The Suburbanite with permission. “Blur,” a Kent State Stark campus stage production, follows the story of young Dot as she starts to lose her sight to a genetic disease. Dot struggles for independence and self-assertion, placing pressure on her relationships with...
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:32pm
On Friday, April 10, 2015, Kent State University at Stark faculty and staff gathered in the Campus Center to recognize the 2015 Staff Excellence Award recipients. Several weeks prior to the ceremony, the campus community was asked to nominate a staff member or administrator with...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:05pm
The College Credit Plus program has been established by the State of Ohio to replace PSEO and Dual Enrollment Options. The 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. C...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 9:45am
Kent State University at Stark commemorates Earth Day 2015 with the presentation of events to inspire the awareness of environmental responsibility and to improve the appreciation for our planet’s natural resources. Kent State Stark has partnered with the following sponsors to pr...
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 2:44pm
Grants are important to the mission of Kent State University at Stark. The more funding we receive, the more we can: 
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 1:46pm
Three hours of walking, eating and drinking through Scottsdale, Arizona, was all it took to get Barbara Abbott hooked on becoming an entrepreneur. “We were on a family trip in 2010,” says Abbott, a resident of Canton Township. “Someone scheduled us for a food tour — something I...
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 4:45pm
Spending days, weeks or longer in a hospital bed can be miserable if you’re a kid. Members of Kent State University at Stark’s Student Leadership and Allocations Board (SLAB) did their part to make future patients’ stays more bearable. The organization collected and donated $400...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 9:05pm
Update on Monday, March 30 at 4:30 p.m. Only overflow tickets remain.   Kent State University at Stark is proud to host criminal profiler Candice DeLong for the final event in the Featured Speakers Series’ 24th season. DeLong will present Special Agent: My Life on the Front Lines...
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 12:20pm
Kent State University’s seven Regional Campuses, including Kent State University at Stark in Jackson Township, will begin automatically awarding associate degrees to bachelor’s degree-seeking students who have completed all requirements for either an Associate of Arts or an Assoc...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:21am
Due to a Banner upgrade, FlashLine’s self-service options (SSB or FLASHfast) and Banner INB will be unavailable from Friday, March 13 at 6 p.m. through Sunday, March 15, at 6 p.m. Affected services include course registration, class schedules, financial aid, human resources mater...