Alumni in the News
Alumna, actress Yvette Nicole Brown is living her dream
Brown takes us on a journey 'From UA to LA' during Rethinking Race.
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.
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
Loyal alumna, decorated Army officer Lori Sigrist retires
Sigrist '90 celebrates an exemplary 23-year military career
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.
- UA Foundation receives $260,000 in IRA rollovers; robust giving benefits University – and donors
- Private funds drive growth of financial planning program
- Engineering receives $1.25 million for scholarships, career center
- Remembering the man who created Zippy
- Ken Taylor invests in UA business students, is named Honorary Alumnus
Ice Fest 2015 takes chill out of air
On Jan. 20, President Scott Scarborough, attended his first Ice Fest — an annual event on campus.
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.
Soccer pro honed skills in class and on the pitch at UA
Meet Kofi Sarkodie. He was a part of the 2010 soccer team that won UA's first national team title. While he plays for the Houston Dynamo, he's working to finish his biology degree. And he's grateful for his Akron Experience.
Alumna makes a difference in the life of a UA student
Stewart became a Roo Crew mentor to help influence students. With no children of her own, she says she truly enjoys being around college students and wants to be a supportive adult figure for them.
UA helps give back hearing to children
Gifts from alumni and friends are propelling ZipsHear, the UA-led program that delivers onsite – or remote – therapies to children with profound hearing loss.
The Generosity of Alumni and Friends
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