Stark State Adult Diploma Program registration schedule changed


(North Canton, OH – July 27, 2015) – Stark State College’s Adult Diploma Program registration sessions set for Friday and Saturday have been cancelled, but registration open houses will be held Aug. 7, 8, 14 and 15 on main campus, 6200 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton in Room M100.

The program offers adults age 22 and older a way to earn a high school diploma and job training in a high-demand field – all for free. 


Stark State College receives funding for technology and training


(North Canton, OH – July 23, 2015) – Stark State College recently received state funding for training and resources to support the region’s growing manufacturing and energy industries, with monies for a mobile welding lab and 3-D printers.


Stark State College selected for ACE’s alternative credit consortium


Washington, DC – July 21, 2015 – Stark State College has been selected to join the second wave of the American Council on Education’s (ACE) alternative credit consortium.

Stark State and the other 14 institutions selected from across the country slated to become members of the consortium have demonstrated a strong commitment to access and attainment, particularly in the area of serving non-traditional students.


Stark State College offers express enrollment


(North Canton, OH – July 20, 2015) – Stark State College is making it easier for prospective students to get enrollment done in a day.

The new Express Enrollment Days set for Aug. 1, 8 and 15 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 was a good decision for Tracey Nauer in many ways


Tracey NauerAs director of home care, hospice and palliative care of Akron General’s Visiting Nurse Service, Tracey Nauer embodies care, compassion and professionalism. It’s a trio of traits instilled in her, she said, in Stark State College’s nursing program.


Perseverance helped Stark State student find the right career path


Jason EwingPersistence pays off.

That’s the advice Jason Ewing has for those who don’t quite know which path to take. Although it took him a while and a few changes in major to discover his love for the sciences, Jason completed a prestigious internship at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and now has his sights set on a career in cancer research.