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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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Kent State Stark News

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...
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...