Stark State/Clark State joint program approved for Project Steno tuition assistance

During National Court Reporting & Captioning Week, Stark State College and partner school Clark State Community College in Springfield are announcing a new Project Steno affiliation. Project Steno promotes the stenographic court reporting/captioning profession through social media and community outreach, with the goal of building a pipeline of students who graduate in two years. Clark […]

Stark State College Seeks Distinguished Alumni nominees

(North Canton, OH – February 7, 2019) – The Stark State College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its annual Alumni Hall of Fame honor to be presented at May commencement ceremonies. The criteria for selection include demonstrated professional leadership, community contribution and civic involvement. Nominees must hold an associate degree from Stark State. A committee […]

Stark State College announces fall 2018 president’s list and dean’s list

Stark State College has announced the fall 2018 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 […]

Three new members appointed to Stark State College Board of Trustees

Gerald Gilin, Karen Lefton and Elaine Russell Reolfi have been named to the Stark State College Board of Trustees by the Stark County Educational Services Center (ESC) governing board. Gerald Gilin, of Hartville, is the director of training and development at DRB Systems in Green, where he oversees the design, development and delivery of learning […]

Artwork of Noah DiRuzza featured at Stark State College during January and February

Abstractions by painter and sculptor Noah DiRuzza will be featured in a showing Jan. 22 – Feb. 22 in the Stark State College gallery on the second floor of the Student Center. The show, “Footprints” explores the adverse effects of pollution and its accompanying negative emotions for humankind. DiRuzza, an avid outdoorsman, says his art […]

Stark State College to hold free presentation, lunch

The public is invited to join the Stark State College community for a free presentation Jan. 18 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: “Arc Benders,” by Remel Moore, chief executive officer of RKPM Consultancy Group, will focus on encouraging everyone to find their own passion to change the world and assist those […]

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 ( 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 […]