Buchtel Award

The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Buchtel Awards

Established in 2007, the annual Buchtel Awards honors those who significantly enhance the greater good of our community and recognizes vision, leadership and community building as exemplified by The University of Akron’s principal founder John R. Buchtel.

 

The 2009 Honorees

  • The Buchtel Award in Humanities – Dr. Judith Anne Read 
  • The Buchtel Award in Natural Sciences – The Honorable James E. Akins
  • The Buchtel Award in Natural Sciences – Mrs. Rosalie Charkoff Steiner 
  • The Buchtel Award in Social Sciences – Mr. William J. Costigan, Jr. 
  • The Buchtel Award for Corporations/Foundations – Lubrizol Foundation
  • Presenting Sponsor:  Harwick Standard Distribution Corporation
  • Benefactor Sponsor:   FirstEnergy Foundation
2009 Buchtel Award Winners

The 2008 Honorees

  • The Buchtel Award in Humanities – Dr. Lynn R. Metzger, Retired Distinguished Senior Lecturer
  • The Buchtel Award in Natural Sciences – Dr. Russell A. Livigni
  • The Buchtel Award in Social Sciences – Mr. David C. Luff
  • The Buchtel Award for Corporations/Foundations – The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation
  • Platinum Sponsor: FirstEnergy Foundation
  • Patron Sponsor: OMNOVA Solutions Foundation

2008 Buchtel Award Winners

The 2007 Honorees

  • The Buchtel Award in Humanities – Mr. Jack E. Gieck, President
  • The Buchtel Award in Natural Sciences – Dr. Frank N. Kelly
  • The Buchtel Award in Social Sciences – Dr. Paul E. Martin
  • The Buchtel Award for Corporations/Foundations – OMNOVA Solutions Foundation
  • Patron Sponsors:  Walter E. Meyer, M.D.; OMNOVA Solutions Foundation; Alan Waxman
2007 Buchtel Award Winners

Proceeds from this event support the Buchtel Awards scholarship.  For more information or for event sponsorship opportunities, please contact Cynthia Sheeks, assistant director of development and events, by phone at (330) 972- 8641 or E-mail: csheeks@uakron.edu