Honors College renamed to recognize couple's long support
The college is now named after Dr. Gary B. and Pamela S. Williams, who met at UA as students and have since become distinguished alumni, generous donors and beloved community advocates.
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Social entrepreneurs to travel globe to compete for Hult Prize
UA's team will travel to Dubai in March as part of the global competition for $1 million in start-up funds.
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Get help filling out the FAFSA at College Goal Sunday
Our professionals will help you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid on our Akron campus or at two other sites.
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