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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 Contacts:

Tina Biasella
Director of External Affairs & Community Relations
154E Conference Center

Melissa Seeton
Public Relations & Media Communications Coordinator
154B Conference Center


Kent State Stark News

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:56pm
Economics professor recently named editor-in-chief of international journal of business and economic development. Deepraj Mukherjee grew up in a middle-income family in Kolkata, India, but when he walked the city’s streets poverty  was unavoidable. Hunger knew no divide, afflict...
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:55pm
All events are free and open to the public. Kent State University at Stark’s observance of Black History Month includes a monthlong commemoration featuring presentations, forums and a performance by Cleveland-based popular electric blues ensemble the Wallace Coleman Band on Feb....
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 1:54pm
Traveling along Canton’s Market Avenue N, one might overlook Sancta Clara Monastery. But 17-year-old Nalyn Schell not only visited the religious structure for two days, she had the opportunity to photograph its nuns. “There’s this mystery about the building just beyond the trees...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:36pm
Now Accepting 2018 Nominations Deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 2, 2018 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...
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 3:14pm
Kent State University at Stark is proud to again host the annual Northeast Central Ohio Scholastic Art Exhibit and Awards Ceremony, said Jack McWhorter, Ph.D., associate professor of art and regional affiliate coordinator of the competition.  
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 3:39pm
Fall 2017 President's List The following Kent State University at Stark students have been named to the President's List. They each earned a 4.00 grade point average for the fall 2017 semester and completed at least 15 letter-graded (A, B, etc.) credit hours by the end of the se...
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 3:36pm
Fall 2017 President's and Dean's Lists at Kent State University at Stark The following Kent State University at Stark students have been named to the PRESIDENT’S LIST. They each earned a 4.00 grade point average for the spring 2017 semester and completed at least 15 letter-graded...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 3:01pm
Auditions open to students and community members. The Kent State University at Stark Theatre has announced open auditions for its third theatrical production of the season, 26 Pebbles, a docudrama that incorporates verbatim interview excerpts from Newtown, Conn., residents recou...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 4:02pm
On Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, Kent State University at Stark held its record-setting fall commencement ceremony with nearly 200 students being awarded bachelor’s degrees and 29 receiving associate degrees.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 8:39pm
Military veteran, firefighter and EMT, Carl Linder faced learning difficulties head-on. The lower floor of Main Hall was familiar to Carl Linder before he ever enrolled at Kent State University at Stark. As a child, he played there quietly while his mother took evening classes.