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Your Hometown University: Creating Pathways to Opportunities 

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.

Stark Media Relations Contact

Melissa Seeton
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154B Conference Center


Kent State Stark News

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...
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 4:06pm
Leaving her premature daughter in the NICU was devastating for Stephanie Hann. Worse than the emergency C-section at midnight was the thought of leaving her new baby alone in a hospital. “As I was holding her in the NICU that day, I realized that I had to go home, but she had to...
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 1:58pm
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 time of transition for h...
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 1:47pm
Rodney Hubbard considered study at a university, but instead he found himself behind a piano.  Drawn to the ivories, he unwrapped his musical gift on the black and white keys. First, at his father’s church in inner city Cleveland, then traveling with renowned gospel groups and t...
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:15am
While most students spent Spring Break on the beach, Brandon Salewsky composed an original piece of music for a feature film and helped complete post-production sound editing. At work in Kent State University at Stark’s state-of-the-art music technology studio in the newly expan...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:54am
On Monday, April 23, 2018, Kent State University at Stark faculty and staff gathered in the Library to recognize the 2018 Staff Excellence Award recipients. Several weeks prior to the ceremony, the campus community was asked to nominate a staff member or administrator with a writ...