DRB Systems, Stark State College set information session

DRB Systems and Stark State College will hold an information session July 27 about a unique certificate program beginning this fall, focusing on carwash hardware and software. Students in the program earn a one-year certificate in computer maintenance and desktop support technician. Opportunities exist for tuition discounts of 50-100 percent, along with paid internships at […]

July 14 deadline to apply for next police training academy at Stark State College

July 14 is the deadline to apply for Stark State College’s next peace officer basic training academy. The part-time evening Peace Officer Basic Training Academy begins Aug. 28. The academy meets all the requirements of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and qualifies successful graduates to take the peace officer state certification exam. The academy […]

Robyn Steinmetz

Stark State College names new director of marketing

Robyn Steinmetz has been named the new director of marketing at Stark State College, effective July 26. Steinmetz, a Canton resident, earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Walsh University. She most recently served as director of development for the Stark County District Library. Before that, her 11-year tenure at Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland […]

Stark State College Announces Spring 2017 President’s List And Dean’s List

Stark State College has announced the spring 2017 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 […]

Math scholars honored at Stark State College

Athena Mack, of Clinton, and Morgan Penird, of Hartville, were named mathematics students of the year as Stark State College recently honored its math standouts for the 2016-2017 academic year. Mack, a civil engineering technology – architecture major, plans to continue her education to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture. Perseverance, she said, is […]

Stark State College inducts psychology honor society scholars

Stark State College recently inducted its latest scholars into its chapter of Psi Beta, the community college national honor society for psychology. Psi Beta encourages professional development and psychological literacy of all students at two-year colleges through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research and community service. The 2017 inductees, by city, are: […]

Dan Pittman

Stark State College Foundation names new board member

The Stark State College Foundation has named Dan Pittman to its board of directors. Pittman, of Plain Township, currently serves as chief operations officer of DRB Systems in Akron. Before joining the company 18 months ago, he worked in diverse industries such as agriculture, steel, technology and sciences. He has a strong operational background managing full […]

Cherie Barth

Stark State College honor society advisor, chapter earn state awards

Cherie Barth first set foot on Stark State College’s campus as a student and never really left. Come June, she’ll be packing up more than three decades worth of Stark State accolades, awards and memories as she heads into retirement. “One of my passions was working directly with students, seeing their growth, their progress,” said […]

2017 Alumni Hall of Fame inductees

Stark State College names Sigmund, Miller to Alumni Hall of Fame

David J. Sigmund, of East Sparta, and Gary Miller, of Cuyahoga Falls, have been inducted into Stark State College’s 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame in recognition of their professional and community achievements. Sigmund earned a Stark State College associate degree in applied industrial technology in 2009, graduating with high distinction. He also holds a bachelor’s […]