Alumni in the News

02/10/2014
Alumna, actress Yvette Nicole Brown is living her dream
Brown takes us on a journey 'From UA to LA' during Rethinking Race.
12/11/2013
Study says University of Akron students accumulate lowest debt upon graduation
The Institute on College Access and Success says of Ohio’s public research universities, in 2012 UA graduates earning bachelor’s degrees owed about $23,300, well below the state average of $29,000 and national one of $29,400.
11/12/2013
Brad Dickerson '87 is no stranger to hard work as Under Armour's chief financial officer
Professional success credited to the strong work ethic developed at UA
06/06/2013
Loyal alumna, decorated Army officer Lori Sigrist retires

Sigrist '90 celebrates an exemplary 23-year military career

04/24/2013
Actress and alumna Yvette Nicole Brown '94 visited campus

Brown, who plays Shirley on the NBC comedy Community and a former member of ZTV and WZIP, made a stop at UA to speak with current students about giving back, helping others, driving one's own future and pursuing dreams.

The Generosity of Alumni and Friends

05/04/2015
Standout business alumni honored with Simonetti award
04/28/2015
Why I give to UA: David M. Gausman
03/12/2015
Judge Harold White ’52 ruled in favor of supporting UA
03/09/2015
Grateful alumnus establishes scholarship to honor retired UA professor
03/02/2015
Local students to showcase skills at UA-hosted Science Olympiad

Other Headlines

04/29/2015
Standout business alumni honored with Simonetti award
The College of Business Administration presented the Simonetti Distinguished Business Award to five individuals on April 17.
01/23/2015
2015 School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni announced
Congratulations to four alumni who have achieved excellence in their profession/vocation, bringing recognition and honor to the School and the University, and the unselfish rendering of service over a period of years to their community.
01/21/2015
Ice Fest 2015 takes chill out of air
On Jan. 20, President Scott Scarborough, attended his first Ice Fest — an annual event on campus.
01/21/2015
Engineering receives $1.25 million for scholarships, career center

Engineering receives $1.25 million for scholarships, career center

01/07/2015
Remembering the man who created Zippy
Richard L. Hansford started UA's Honors Program, and he led the effort to make the University's mascot a kangaroo.



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