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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

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.
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 9:25am
Academy Award-winning actress is second speaker in 2018-19 Featured Speaker Series. 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 vi...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 2:47pm
Note to Selfie: Start Planning for College
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 11:45am
Internships provide students with real-world experience. In her role as Kent State University at Stark’s assistant director for employer relations and internships, Shaanette Fowler works with employers to identify internships, as well as part-time and full-time jobs for students...
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 11:37am
Ready for adventure. Looking out over the Grand Canyon into the vast, wide-open space, Demi Edwards felt at peace. The gorge that could humble any soul with its breathtaking expanse, wrapped her in comfort, making big problems seem small and solutions within reach. During a tim...
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:44am
First female NFL referee to kick off the 2018-19 Featured Speakers Series. Sarah Thomas changed the game in the world’s most quintessential male-dominated sport — football — when she became the first female NFL referee. Now, she’s inspiring others to dream big and believe anythin...
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 2:47pm
Big city dreams. Growing up Mennonite at his family’s Sugarcreek-area farm, Kent Weaver considered Canton a big city. Now this self-described country boy is headed to the state capital.