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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.


Melissa Seeton
Assistant Director, Communications
Campus Marketing & Communication
154B Conference Center


Kent State Stark News

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...
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...