Alumni, Development offices unite, relocate to InfoCision Stadium09/24/2013
Looking to increase efficiencies, develop greater opportunities for collaboration, and expand services to constituents, The University of Akron has built a welcoming, professional office environment for its Alumni Association and Development staffs, who engage with more than 200,000 alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, and organizations annually.
Personnel from both departments are now in a 28,600-square-foot build-out on the second floor of InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field, a level of the press tower that previously was unused.
Members of the University’s Alumni and Development departments have long been limited by their office space: the aging Stitzlein Alumni Center, an 1870-era Victorian home, and the Paul E. Martin University Center, built as a private club in 1918. According to Ted Curtis, vice president of capital planning and facilities management, the buildings do not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and are too small to house their respective staffs.
Creating the new space was significantly more economical than costs associated with remodeling and upgrading the outmoded Stitzlein Center and Martin University Center.
Phone numbers and e-mail addresses for all staff members remain the same.
In this issue
Mugler retires as Honors College dean
Following 15 years at the helm as inaugural dean of the Honors College, Dale Mugler retired as dean on June 30, but will continue to teach at the University.
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.
UA honored again for commitment to diversity
The Commission on Economic Inclusion, a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, named UA as one of the organizations chosen for a Commission 50 designation.
Article explores UA’s polytechnic designation
In an interview with Cleveland Business Connects, President Scott L. Scarborough discusses how the characteristics of a polytechnic university (think Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech) match UA’s historical strengths.
Tier One ranking for Akron Law
University of Akron School of Law Top-Ranked in northeast Ohio — distinguished by employment placement and bar exam pass rates.
National Center for Choreography to launch in Akron
A $5 million investment by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will attract the world’s finest dance makers to the UA campus.
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