Harun A. Rashid

Rashid appointed to Stark State College Board of Trustees

Harun A. Rashid, EMBA, of Hudson has been appointed by Gov. John Kasich to the board of trustees at Stark State College. His term runs through Nov. 2, 2021. Currently the vice president and chief information officer at Akron Children’s Hospital, Rashid has more than 25 years of information services experience. He came to Children’s […]

surgical assisting students

Stark State College’s new surgical assisting technology program receives initial accreditation

(North Canton, OH – Nov. 29, 2018) –  Stark State College’s new surgical assisting technology program recently received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (caahep.org) on the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. The initial accreditation is for five years. “Stark State […]

AIDS quilt on display at Stark State Dec. 3-7

Panels from the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display at Stark State College Dec. 3-7. The free display, in room M100 of the Business and Entrepreneurial Studies building at 6200 Frank Ave. N.W. in Jackson Township, will be open to the public Dec. 3, 4 and 6 from 8 a.m. – 6 […]

Greg Boudreaux

Canton police lieutenant named new security chief at Stark State College

Gregory Boudreaux has been named chief of campus security at Stark State College, effective Dec. 3. Most recently a lieutenant with the Canton Police Department serving as training bureau commander, Boudreaux also was patrol division commander, a sergeant and a patrol officer in the Canton department. His experience covers management, supervision, detective bureau, vice, internal […]

Stark State College among five Northeast Ohio campuses receiving a share of $5.3 million approved for collaborative workforce development

COLUMBUS, OH – Students at Stark State College, Kent State University, The University of Akron, Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and Lakeland Community College will be able to enhance their education and job preparedness in several fields thanks to funding approved by the state Controlling Board to purchase state-of-the-art equipment. Through partnerships with area businesses […]

Nov. 20 deadline for next law enforcement academy at Stark State College

Nov. 20 is the deadline to apply for Stark State College’s spring law enforcement basic training academy. The 16-week academy meets all the requirements of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and qualifies successful graduates to take the peace officer state certification test. For more information, email LEAinfo@starkstate.edu.

Community invited to Veterans Day event at Stark State College

Community members are invited to Stark State College on Nov. 12 from 11 a.m.- noon for a salute to students, faculty, staff and community members who have served our country in the U.S. military. Guest speaker Brook Harless, Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame member, is a U.S. Army veteran who holds an associate degree from […]

Off the Path

Works of Brenda Holland featured during November and December at Stark State College

Multi-media artist Brenda Holland will be featured Nov. 6 – Dec. 27 in the Stark State College gallery on the second floor of the Student Center. Her show is titled “Finding Beauty in Chaos.” Holland, a Stark County native who now lives in Akron, had a 30-year career in the legal field as a paralegal […]

Akron writer David Giffels featured at Stark State College Nov. 15

The public is invited to a free event featuring Northeast Ohio author David Giffels on Nov. 15 at Stark State College. Giffels, author of this year’s Common Read book The Hard Way on Purpose, will be featured at a 6 p.m. reception and will speak at 7 p.m. with a book signing to follow, all […]

Stark State College Dental Hygiene Clinic announces openings for low-cost services to the public

Stark State College Dental Hygiene Clinic is now accepting appointments for discounted dental services for community members of all ages. The College’s dental hygiene students work under the supervision of licensed dental professionals in providing a full range of low-cost, preventative dental services to the general public, including health screening (blood pressure check, oral cancer […]