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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 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 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.


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Kent State Stark News

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:59am
Kent State University partnered with Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City for an international, cross-cultural exchange for students to study how sustainable gardening projects aid immigrant populations. 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 7:59am
UPDATE: SOLD OUT - NO TICKETS REMAIN Erin Brockovich, the brash legal clerk turned environmental powerhouse, has been rescheduled to speak at Kent State University at Stark as part of the campus’ Featured Speakers Series. Brockovich will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, in T...
Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:33pm
Published June 30, 2022, in The Repository. Written by Kelsey Davis. Photo by Ed Balint. ArtsinStark announced Thursd...
Monday, June 27, 2022 - 4:36pm
Kent State University at Stark has announced its Dean’s List and President’s List for the spring 2022 semester.  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 Pre...
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 3:00pm
Alexis Baker, Ph.D., knows that making a real difference begins in the classroom. That’s why it is one of her top goals to ensure students are engaged and empowered. She sparks debate and encourages participation in all of her English courses — and she’s making an impact.
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 4:50pm
Kent State University at Stark proudly celebrates the educational accomplishments and the students who help make our campus one of excellence. We invite you to celebrate with us as we recognize the outstanding achievements of our students.
Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 11:24am
Kent State University at Stark graduates are set to take Canton’s biggest stage May 13 during the 49th Annual Spring Commencement Ceremony at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Renato "Ren" Camacho, president and chief executive officer at the Akron-Canton Airport, will present th...
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 4:29pm
After a year marked by transition, the 2022 Staff Excellence Awards celebrated the strong and resilient campus community at Kent State University at Stark.  Rae Ann Franks received the staff award and Kelsey Kalgreen received the administrator award.
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 3:27pm
Renato “Ren” Camacho, president and chief executive officer of the Akron-Canton Airport, will give the keynote address at Kent State University at Stark’s 2022 Commencement on May 13. Local graduates are set to take Canton’s biggest stage during the commencement ceremony at Tom...
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 3:22pm
Sarah Schmidt, assistant director of Global Education Initiatives at Kent State University at Stark, will be recognized at the 15th annual Twenty under 40! awards, produced by ystark!, a department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, and The Repository.