Stark State College receives more than $500,000 to share ShaleNET

Stark State has been awarded $506,483 from Ohio’s Education Innovation program to provide ShaleNET education and training to students at Eastern Gateway Community College and Hocking College. The Ohio Department of Higher Education selected the ShaleNET Share project for funding because it meets Governor John Kasich’s higher education strategy of promoting educational excellence and economic […]

Stark State College satellite centers also offer express enrollment day

Students now can get it done in a day at Stark State satellite centers, too – express enrollment days will now be offered at the College’s satellite locations in Alliance, Barberton and Downtown Canton in addition to main campus. The events allow students to talk to admissions counselors, get financial aid advice and take admission […]

Franklin University and Stark State College provide students with affordable, accessible bachelor’s degrees

Franklin University and Stark State College will formalize an agreement to provide accounting and business administration bachelor degrees through a new 3+1 partnership on Wednesday, July 27 on Stark State’s North Canton campus. The 3+1 partnership enables students to earn bachelor’s degrees in accounting and business administration by completing three years of Stark State coursework […]

Mary Loy

Never too old to reach higher, Stark State grad says

Too late? Not really a thing, at least in Mary Loy’s book. “What better time than now?” she asked herself when presented with the chance to go back to school after the youngest of her four children was born in 2012.  “I’d always wanted a college degree, but life happens and somehow you don’t do […]

Stark State offers Express Enrollment Days

Done in a day – that’s how quickly prospective students can enroll at Stark State College. Express Enrollment Days will allow students to talk to admissions counselors, get financial aid advice and take admission tests while becoming fully enrolled. Express Enrollments will be held in Room M100 on Stark State’s main campus at 6200 Frank […]

Stark State College offers free massages July 13

Stark State College’s Massage Therapy Clinic will offer free chair and table massages on July 13 as part of EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week. The event, which also will include food and merchandise freebies, will be held from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Stark State College Massage Therapy Clinic in the Health Sciences […]

Summer showcase set for Stark State College’s Alliance Satellite Center

Summer’s heating up at Stark State College’s Alliance Satellite Center during a July 12 showcase that will feature the College’s new mobile welding lab along with food, prizes and entertainment. From 4:30-6:30 p.m. there’ll also be free blood pressure checks, demonstrations, tours and giveaways of gift baskets and other prizes at the Center at 1725 […]

Stark State College announces spring 2016 president’s list and dean’s list

Stark State College has announced the spring 2016 president’s list and dean’s list. To be eligible for the president’s list, students must earn a 4.0 GPA during the semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.5 GPA for the semester. Full-time students are those who have completed 12 or more […]

Becca McDowell

Stark State education gives untraditional student even more options

Becca McDowell didn’t expect to fit any kind of student mold at Stark State College. She also hadn’t expected to find a profession she loves. She also was surprised to find herself graduating with a 4.0 GPA. And she certainly hadn’t envisioned herself “hopping the pond” this summer to transfer her associate degree in social […]