Remembering longtime band director Robert Jorgensen
The professor of music emeritus and director of bands emeritus led the university's bands for 26 years.
UA launches two career-focused programs with a military flavor
Both the Corps of Cadets and the Leadership Academy will give students opportunities to gain valuable leadership skills and career-related experience.
Article explores UA’s polytechnic designation
In an interview, President Scott L. Scarborough discusses how the characteristics of a polytechnic university (think Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech) match UA’s historical strengths. Read interview
Inclusive excellence at Akron
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON, we strive to create a welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. We respect and celebrate our differences and invite you to join us in creating an environment in which we can all excel.
Our goal at The University of Akron is to create a framework for excellence that incorporates diversity at its core while linking the quality of the educational experience.
Inclusive excellence is a key component of a comprehensive strategy for achieving institutional excellence. This includes the academic excellence of all students in attendance, and concerted efforts to educate and equip them to succeed in a diverse society with sophisticated intercultural skills.
An education major leads a classroom as part of her student-teaching experience.
Our students can choose from more than 200 undergraduate majors and area of study. Whether your dreams involve the stage, studio, classroom, laboratory or clinical setting, we'll provide the experiences and education to help make them a reality. Here, you will learn how to turn your aspirations into accomplishments, and your talents into tools to change the world.