Welcome, Alumni and Friends!

The University of Akron is grateful for the generous support of alumni, friends, corporations and foundations it receives to achieve its goals. The support enables the University to fund scholarships, fellowships, professorships, campus renovations, new facilities and much more.

The department mission is to strengthen and advance the relationships between the University and its alumni, friends and students. It is through these connections that the University and its constituencies are enriched and supported.

Support of the University's mission, whether in the form of a gift or by continued involvement with UA, yields an unparalleled return on investment for our many benefactors. Often, through these lasting relationships, alumni and friends of the University deepen and enrich their ties to UA and to the students the institution serves.

We invite you to explore the many opportunities that UA has to offer to our alumni and friends!

Featured Stories


Putting a name on history

Thanks to the generosity of Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings, the Center for the History of Psychology has a bright future — and a new name. Read more

Finance professionals

Bequest from UA family member demonstrates that giving never grows old

Lifelong educator and centenarian Geraldine Robinson may have saved her best lesson for last. Read more

James and Diana McCool

Alumni couple impact UA students, campus community during whirlwind visit

James '82 and Diana McCool '80 share insights for personal and professional success. Read more


UA honors outstanding alumni, friends
at annual gala

53-year tradition recognizes those who advance the University's mission. Read more

Sean Hennessy

Alumnus helps UA students take top honors in regional accounting competition

A gift from Sean Hennessy '80 provided access to a database that gave UA students the winning edge. Read more

Story Archives

 Read how others support UA and learn how you can do the same.

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