Jahnna Coats

Timken junior among Stark State College honor society inductees, chapter earns state awards

Stark State College’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society recently inducted its youngest member to date. Jahnna Coats, a 15-year-old junior at Timken Early College High School, already has completed 27 credit hours at Stark State. Currently taking another 14 credits, her goal is to earn associate degrees in both the sciences and arts while […]

Eyes of Freedom memorial exhibit

Stark State College hosts veterans’ memorial and fair

A motorcycle escort will arrive at Stark State College at 7 p.m. May 2 to deliver the moving Eyes of Freedom memorial exhibit. The traveling memorial depicts the fallen members of the Ohio-based Lima Company, Third Battalion, 25th Marines – one of the hardest-hit units in Operation Iraqi Freedom. The 23 life-size portraits are a […]

Kids’ College offered at Stark State College

Your kids will beg you to get them out of bed for school this summer when they’re headed to Kids’ College. Classes are filling up fast for the 2016 version of the popular summer program at Stark State College that develops students’ interests and creativity through unique learning opportunities. Set for June 6-30  at the […]

Bailey Doerfler

Stark State College scholars thank benefactors

Stark State College handed out $280,000 in scholarships to its students during the current academic year, and the recipients of those awards recently thanked their benefactors. The price tag was the biggest deterrent to a college education for Bailey Doerfler. She saw her older brother graduate from a four-year university with hefty debt and knew […]

Merle Griff, PhD

Griff appointed to Stark State College Board of Trustees

Merle Griff, PhD, has been appointed to the board of trustees at Stark State College. Named by a caucus of the presidents of the county and city school boards within Stark County, her term will expire Aug. 1, 2018. Dr. Griff is founder and CEO of SarahCare Senior Solutions, which provides creative solutions for seniors […]

Evan Hess

Stark State helped him find his career calling

A chemistry degree from Stark State has gotten Evan Hess a good, well, reaction. When he took his Stark State chemistry degree to The University of Akron, transferring directly with junior standing, he found he came well prepared. “I had the highest grades in my class first semester,” he said. “My study group got very […]

Stark State College nursing program continues full accreditation

Stark State College’s associate degree in nursing program recently received full approval for continuing accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. In evaluating a self-study report, the catalog, a site visit report and the recommendation for accreditation proposed by peer evaluators and an evaluation review panel, the review committee identified zero citations for […]

Dave Woodrum

Stark State changes life for dad set to graduate with job in hand

His peers call him “Super Dave” because of his boundless work ethic, but returning to school may have been one of the most heroic leaps Dave Woodrum has made. Dave experimented with a number of jobs – construction, car sales, ladder inspection – but was a stay-at-home dad when health issues forced his wife to […]

Stark State College launches new honors program

  Stark State College will unveil its new honors program with a reception and information session set for 5:30 – 7 p.m. April 19 in the Business and Entrepreneurial Center, 6200 Frank Ave. NW in Jackson Township. Academically motivated students are invited to learn about the program which offers academic rigor beyond the standard college […]