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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, 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...
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...