Stark State College offers express enrollment


(North Canton, OH – Dec. 30, 2015) – Stark State College is making it easier for prospective students to get enrollment done in a day.

The Express Enrollment Days set for Jan. 9 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. will allow students to talk to admissions counselors, get financial aid advice, take admission tests and enjoy refreshments (admission tests must be started by 11 a.m.).

Students need to bring high school (and, if applicable, college) transcripts along with their 2014 income tax return (and parents’ return if a dependent).


Stark State College sets fall commencement


Angela Adkins(North Canton, OH – Dec. 28, 2015) – Angela Adkins, assistant professor of sociology and the Stark State College’s 2015 Distinguished Teacher, will be the speaker at commencement ceremonies set for 2 p.m. Jan. 10 in the Canton Memorial Civic Center.

Adkins’ address is titled “What Comes Next.”


Student turns tragedy into opportunity


Sarah ZickefooseFailure is not an option.

That’s Sarah Zickefoose’s credo, one she packages along with her motto: You have to choose to be happy in life. No matter what happens.

Even when you’re a teen mother. Even when you’re divorced from a rocky marriage in your 20s. Even when your second husband dies of pancreatic cancer at 39.


Marisa Rohn named executive director of advancement, marketing and the Stark State College Foundation


Marisa Rohn(North Canton, OH – December 8, 2015) – Marisa Rohn, current director of marketing and communications at Stark State College, has been named executive director of advancement, marketing and the Stark State College Foundation. Rohn will transition into her new role on December 18, when Joanne Lally Eberhart, current executive director of advancement and the Stark State College Foundation, retires.