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 […]

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 […]