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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
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Kent State Stark News

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:45pm
Kent State University at Stark welcomes new students to campus on August 18 for Smart Start Saturday. This is your new student orientation that will prepare you for the first week of classes - and your new college life. SMART START SATURDAY AUGUST 18, 2018 9 A.M. - 1 P.M.
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:38pm
The distance between downtown Canton and New York City is 444 miles, but the journey for aspiring fashion designer Andrea McEaddy begins at her hometown university. On the campus of Kent State University at Stark, the 15-year-old McKinley High School junior learned about pursuin...
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 2:27pm
Welcome to Kent State University at Stark! Kent State Stark proudly shares our campus grounds with the community for the Balloon Classic & Fireworks and...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:16pm
There are now six generations of employees in today’s workplace. Are you ready for Gen Z? Nationally recognized communication skills consultant, trainer and coach, former Salem area resident Deborah Easton will present “Generations Working Together” from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at K...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:26pm
Daylong seminar aims to equip young professionals with skills needed for workplace success. In an effort to better equip the region’s young professionals with skills needed for success in the workplace, Kent State University at Stark’s Corporate University is pleased to offer th...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:50am
Spring 2018 President's & Dean's Lists The following students have been named to the Kent State Stark Dean’s List. Those students designated with a star (*) have been named to the Kent State University President’s List.
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 2:15pm
Symposium to be held at Kent State University at Stark on July 19. As the business world continues to grow more dynamic and complex, so does the role of the human-resource professional. In response to this challenge, the Corporate University at Kent State University at Stark wi...
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 11:44am
The public is invited to experience international food and live cultural performances. Kent State University at Stark invites the community to Global Gateway Day on June 16. Enjoy a family friendly summer afternoon filled with cultural performances, international food sampling,...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 1:21pm
Success for Mason Shuman may not always be an “A” on a student’s transcript. The real win is when students begin to understand Spanish and how learning a foreign language can broaden their worldview. “Our world is getting smaller, and there are people out there who have totally...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:05am
Much like the students who frequent Flash’s Professional Closet on their way from classrooms to first day on the job or internship, the secondhand clothing site in Campus Center is making its mark in a new way. Now a storefront in Belden Village Mall, Flash’s Professional Closet...