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Your Hometown University: Creating Pathways to Opportunities 

Kent State University at Stark helps the nearly 7,250 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 17:1 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.

Stark Media Relations Contact

Melissa Seeton
Public Relations & Media Communications Coordinator
154B Conference Center
mseeton [at]


Kent State Stark News

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...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 8:41am
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 7:39pm
Thanks to a new $150,000 grant, students attending Kent State University at Stark can gain workplace experience through paid internships that will put their career goals within reach.   According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ 2014 Internship and Co-op Sur...
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 4:38pm
Kent State Stark was the best choice for her daughters because of the close-to-home location, academic reputation and lower tuition cost. From Frank Farm to Frank Avenue, Debbie (Frank) Rehfus’ family ties to Kent State Stark are stronger than ever. Debbie (Frank) Rehfus’ grand...
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 3:57pm
A great magician never reveals his secrets. Except for Curt Tinlin, outreach coordinator at Kent State University at Stark.   A retired Canton City Schools teacher, Tinlin discovered years ago that performing magic was the trick to keeping his students alert in math and science...
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 3:40pm
A paralegal for 25 years, junior criminology and justice studies major Taina Stratton loves studying law. But math? Not so much. Before coming to Kent State University at Stark, Stratton hadn’t picked up a math book since 1981, when she graduated from Perry High School. “When...
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 11:13am
The long-awaited Science & Nursing Building will soon be a reality for Kent State University at Stark’s community. The construction of the 41,140-square-foot Science & Nursing Building and renovation of 5,250 square feet of Main Hall’s East Wing has progressed smoothly...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 7:29pm
The Corporate University at Kent State Stark will present a one-day Nursing Home Administrators Conference on Thursday, March 12 in the Kent State Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township.   Kent State University is an approved provider of continuing educ...