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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, 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...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:34am
Kent State University at Stark will host a Part-time MBA Info Night on Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m. in the Smith Board Room at the Conference Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. The presentation is free and open to the public. 
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 7:47pm
Kent State University at Stark will host the Stark County Spring College Fair on Tuesday, March 10 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.
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 8:33am
A. Bathi Kasturiarachi, Ph.D., has been named Kent State University at Stark’s new assistant dean of academic affairs. Serving as interim assistant dean since August 2013, Kasturiarachi accepted the permanent position on February 27, 2015.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 3:27pm
2015-2016 Current Student Scholarships Kent State Stark offers a host of scholarships to its currently enrolled students. These scholarships are funded through generous gifts and donations by family foundations and the Kent State Stark campus community. A scholarship committee c...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 3:05pm
Deadline to submit nominations is Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Kent State University at Stark students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit nominations for the Distinguished Teaching Award for full-time faculty and the Award of Distinction for adjunct (part-ti...