Andy Leithead

Father, husband, soldier, student … Stark State grad gets things done

If you think you’re busy, you haven’t met Andy Leithead. The Stark State Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) student knows how to squeeze every drop out of a day, including driving from St. Marys, West Virginia to North Canton for classes to advance his skills as a dental professional. Andy also serves as a military […]

Becky Race

Stark State College student selected as College Debate 2016 delegate

Stark State College student Rebecca Race is among 135 students from colleges and universities through the United States selected as delegates to College Debate 2016. Race, of New Franklin, and the other delegates will lead a national conversation around the key issues that resonate with younger voters. “The issues that matter most to me are […]

Stark State College names top faculty, staff for 2016

Stark State College has named its top faculty and staff members for 2015-2016. Steve Edgehouse, assistant professor of English, earned the Distinguished Teaching Award; Victoria Petelin, adjunct instructor in math, received the Adjunct Excellence in Teaching Award; and Patti Brown, instructional designer, was chosen for the Staff Excellence Award. Edgehouse, of Jackson Township, is a […]

Andrea Young

Stark State student on the road on Startup Bus entrepreneurial adventure

Stark State College student Andrea Young is taking the ride of a lifetime. This week, Young joined some of the best technology “makers, hackers, hustlers and designers” on The Startup Bus, representing Northeast Ohio in a head-to-head competition with riders on buses from six other cities to see who can create the most innovative business […]

Stark State College Akron

Stark State College Akron site announced

Stark State College – along with the City of Akron, County of Summit, State of Ohio and Greater Akron Chamber – announced plans today for Stark State College Akron, a new education and workforce training center to be constructed on 11 acres of property along Route 8 at the Perkins Street exit, with access from […]

Mark Martin

Mark Martin inducted into Stark State College Alumni Hall of Fame

Mark L. Martin, of Perry Township, has been inducted into Stark State College’s 2016 Alumni Hall of Fame in recognition of his professional and community achievements. Martin, Perry’s fire chief since 2008, is a 1992 graduate of Stark State with an associate degree in fire science. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in business management […]

Mary Taylor

Stark State College to award 865 degrees

Stark State College will award 865 degrees to 753 graduates at its spring commencement, set for May 22 at 2 p.m. in the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor will be the guest speaker. A Green native, she earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in taxation from The University […]