SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2016 ISSUE
The $1.25 million lead gift to the college from the Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust, affiliated with the Swagelok Company, supports both the Swagelok Career Center and engineering scholarships.
For anyone who ever thought "interim" meant "idle," think again! Interim President Matthew Wilson has been on the go since assuming his new position in July – from playing a game of pick-up basketball outside the Student Union to posing with students who were thanking donors. Check out just a few of his numerous encounters with students in August and September.
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A new professional master’s degree uniquely blends coursework across polymer science and engineering with classes in business and law. Graduates of this one-of-a-kind program will possess the skills needed for careers in polymer-related industries.
E.J. Thomas Hall and its three major local presenters – Tuesday Musical, the Akron Symphony, and Broadway in Akron – announced that the E.J. ticket office at UA has reopened. The 2016-17 Broadway series also welcomed nearly 400 additional subscribers compared to the previous season.
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Tudor comes to Wayne College from Kent State University, where he was dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Geauga and the Twinsburg Regional Academic Center. At Geauga and Twinsburg, he was responsible for the oversight and management of a $15 million budget, 70 full-time personnel and 2,600 students across two campus locations.
The new 3+3 Bachelor of Arts/Juris Doctor (B.A./J.D.) is a joint degree program with UA’s School of Law and the Department of Political Science in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences. Geared for high-achieving students, the program, which started this fall, can save students the cost of a full year’s tuition.
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