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Kent State University at Stark helps nearly 4,000 students find their passion and develop a roadmap to their future. 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 400 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 360 Kent State world-class programs of study or choose from over 25 bachelor’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 $124.5 million.


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Kent State Stark News

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 11:49am
Kent State Stark hosts Guitar Weekend, a three-day virtual festival for guitar enthusiasts. This free event celebrates all styles of guitar playing and features some of the most exciting guitarists in the world.
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 8:12am
Turn your passion into your profession. Discover a career in music production and audio recording. Kent State University at Stark offers a complete four-year curriculum in music technology. Spend some time with us to learn more about the music technology program!
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 11:06am
Kent State University at Stark is honored to host the 2021 Stark County Heart Walk on the campus Saturday, Sept. 18. At this time, the Stark Campus is hopeful the event will be in-person, but regardless of status, the Stark Heart Walk will certainly meet its No. 1 goal: Raising...
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 2:59pm
Susan Seachrist lived for just two decades, but during that time, she inspired a community to come together to provide another chance at life. And while she died during her third open heart surgery in 1962, Susan’s memory lives on. Today, Dean Denise A. Seachrist, Ph.D., will he...
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 3:18pm
Today, we reflect on an anniversary that, just one year ago, seemed unimaginable. Yet, somehow, we have arrived at this notable milestone.     Beginning at 5 p.m. March 16, 2020, our campus shifted to a largely remote working and learning environment as COVID-19 swept our communi...
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 3:58pm
People, program, spaces...that's really what you are looking at when you are exploring a major. During this virtual event, learn about our computer science program from faculty and take a virtual tour to see our classrooms and labs.
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 5:01pm
Thirteen Kent State University at Stark nursing students recently received money toward their schooling, thanks to the North Canton Medical Foundation (NCMF) and the Last Dollar Scholarship fund.
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 4:29pm
After school, the behemoth of a piano loomed large, yet its black and white ivories still called to the little girl whose feet could barely reach its pedals. And for the boy who grew up in a household brimming with books, burying his nose in them set the tone early: never stop l...
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:56pm
The Kent State Stark Rising Scholars Program continues to thrive through the final stretch of the COVID-19 pandemic.  But now, the need has never been greater to help Stark County youth move out of poverty toward a life of prosperity, explain...
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:28pm
The Kent State Stark Women's History Committee will spotlight different, recognized women in fields like the arts, politics, science, sports and business every Wednesday in March on Kent State Stark's social media platforms.