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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

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...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whereas Spirit Fest kicks off the school year, Kentiki wraps it up! Kentiki activities take place the week before spring final exams. It's a great way to blow off some steam while you complete final papers and assignments and prepare for upcoming exams. If you are interested in...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 8:31am
Kent State University at Stark’s Music Department presents a concert of traditional marches, classical arrangements, symphonic selections and more performed by the Kent State Stark Concert Band on Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Ja...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 8:31am
Students who currently hold an RN license now have the option to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree at Kent State University at Stark. The RN to BSN program, offered at the most affordable tuition in Stark County, is available entirely at Kent State Stark, providing...
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 11:47am
While most high school seniors are thinking about prom, final exams and graduation parties, some are preparing for their academic future by attending Kent State University at Stark’s First Step program. Though they still have a month of high school to complete, Michaela Morris, S...
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 11:48am
Kent State University at Stark will join more than 2,000 organizations across the United States and Canada as a host of the 22nd annual Living with Grief program. Sponsored by the Hospice Foundation of America, the viewing of The Longest Loss: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia wil...
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 11:14am
Kent State University at Stark will host Planning Your Transition, presented by Student Accessibility Services, on Wednesday, April 29 at 6 p.m. in the Library Conference Room, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. The presentation, which is co-sponsored by Kent State Stark,...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 11:15am
Kent State University at Stark will present Blur by Melanie Marnich as the final theatrical event of the 2014-15 season on April 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. and on April 19 and 26 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. American Sign Langu...