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Department of Development


Zippy Plush

Bridging the Distance is an interactive outreach initiative for alumni and friends of The University of Akron who live in different regions of Ohio, the United States, and the world. At the center of this program is everyone’s favorite marsupial and Akron’s #1 mascot, Zippy! The goal of the Bridging the Distance program is to re-discover, re-engage and re-connect with University of Akron family and friends.

To discover where Zippy has been and who Zippy has visited, please click on the state names below. Share your story or have Zippy visit you.

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Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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