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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.

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Melissa Seeton
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Kent State Stark News

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 7:29am
The public is invited to attend a free concert performed by the Kent State University at Stark Concert Band.  The community concert will take place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at The Mary J. Timken Theatre, located in the newly expanded and renovated Fine Arts Building.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 8:39am
Comedic play is the first of the 2018-19 season. Kent State University at Stark Theatre will hold its first theatrical production of the 2018-19 season, “Unnecessary Farce”, a comedy by playwright Paul Slade Smith. The cast of “Unnecessary Farce” will take to the campus’ stage...
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 12:10pm
Even though Mendi Sample was born blind, she still cares about fashion. And she knows that finding an accessible place for professional clothing gives her an edge come graduation day.  She’ll be looking for a job this spring after she graduates from Kent State University at Star...
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 11:33am
Mira Sorvino is an Academy Award-winning actress, documentary filmmaker, United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, silence breaker and passionate voice of the #MeToo movement and lifelong champion of victims of social injustice. 
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 11:22am
Kent State University at Stark will host a Campus Preview for high school juniors, seniors and their families on Nov. 17. Campus tours will be held from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and depart from the lobby at Main Hall, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. The program will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p....
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 2:51pm
You're invited to experience the sights and sounds of Kent State University at Stark's Fine Arts Building Renovation & Expansion. Guided tours begin at 4:30 p.m. with technology demonstrations, vocal rehearsal performances, sculpture and ceramics studios in action, theatre r...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:01am
Kent State University at Stark is transformed into “Boo U” on Oct. 25 for an evening of family friendly fun. Kent State Stark will host the tenth annual educational fall celebration for elementary school-aged children from 5 to 7 p.m. at its campus, 6000 Frank Ave. NW in Jackson...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 8:40am
Guitar Weekend is a three-day festival for guitar enthusiasts. Free and open to the public, the event is a celebration of all styles of guitar playing and features some of the most respected guitarists nationwide.  Organized by Kent State Stark’s Music Department, Guitar Weekend...
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 4:50pm
Honors Program students organize event as a way to educate the public on the growing concern of human trafficking. Tatyana Ragon has witnessed firsthand the good that can come from a bad situation. Once she felt broken. A victim of sexual abuse, she fought to rise above. To be m...
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Heart of gold. Life was just beginning for Lainey Ward when doctors worked on her heart to keep it beating. A 4-month-old baby, Ward was in the fight of her life before she knew what living really meant. Her whole world was mom and dad and the mobile dancing over her crib.