Stark State awarded $1.5 million for new “one-stop” Student Center


(North Canton, OH – Aug. 29, 2014) – A $1.5 million grant from the State of Ohio and the Ohio Board of Regents (OBR) will pave the way for a new “one-stop” Student Center at Stark State College, pending approval Sept. 22 by the Ohio Controlling Board.


Stark State College hires new executive director for recruitment, admissions and marketing


JP Cooney(North Canton, OH – Aug. 29, 2014) – J.P. Cooney has been named executive director for recruitment, admissions and marketing at Stark State College.

Cooney will focus on strategic initiatives to recruit, admit and retain students as part of the College’s enrollment management plan for its main campus in Jackson Township and satellite centers in Alliance, Barberton, Carrollton and downtown Canton.


Stark State College Foundation names new members


(North Canton, OH –Aug. 18, 2014) – Seven new members recently were named to the board of directors of the Stark State College Foundation: Dan Dyer, Jerry Gilin, Janet Whitacre Kaboth, Randy Kreinbrink, Jennifer Meek Eells, Don Mullen and Gretchen Plewak.

Their terms run through June 30, 2017.


The Summer of LOVE: Leading Others to Value Education


Upward Bound imageFeed the hungry. Build bridges. Solve a murder.

Those assignments and more were part of a six-week challenge for pre-college students involved in the Upward Bound Math-Science Academy and Focus on African-American Males in Education (FAME) annual summer program.


Stark State College will sell surplus computers and equipment Aug. 15


(North Canton, OH – Aug. 1, 2014) Stark State College will sell computers, printers, flat screen monitors, office chairs and other items during a one-day sale open to the public Aug. 15 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Room G108a at the North Canton campus at 6200 Frank Ave. N.W. Parking is available in the Mega Street parking lot north of campus. Quantities are limited. Credit cards are not accepted; cash or personal checks only. All sales are final. For more information or to purchase any items that remain after the sale, call 330-494-6170, Ext.


Stark State is getting students STEM Ready!


STEM ready studentsThat’s the name of a collaboration between the College and The Ohio State University, an effort that’s given students a leg up on in-demand careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).