On February 3, faculty from The University of Akron welcomed Barberton 10th graders, their families, and trained adult mentors to a special lecture by Mr. Jeff Hoffman, a proven and successful global entrepreneur, as part of the Ohio Community Connector Initiative. The OCCI promotes youth mentoring through strong community partnerships. This award-winning initiative between Barberton City Schools, The University of Akron, Johnson United Methodist Church, and Raymond James Financial matches academically vulnerable Barberton 10th graders with trained community mentors in order to promote college and career readiness. Read more
Dr. Brad Maguth, associate professor and acting director, H. K. Barker Center for Economic Education, will be a guest on "UA to Z" on Saturday, February 6. He will discuss the Community Connectors Initiative, as well as his role on campus and in lives of education students. "UA to Z" airs on 1590 WAKR at 10:00 am on Saturdays.
Fall 2016 Student Teaching
- Deadline to apply is Monday, February 8.
Apply online from the Student Teaching website.
Higher Education Master's Comps
- Deadline to apply is Friday, February 19
Preadmission Advising for those entering the College of Education is available in Central Hower 303. Hours are as follows:
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm by appointment only
- Tuesday, Thursday - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm walk-in advising
Student Services may be contacted at (330) 972-7750.
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College of Education alumni honored
Dr. John A. Messina, center left, and Brandon Mikulski, both College of Education alumni, have been honored by the Ohio College Personnel Association for their impact on student success, retention and advancements in the field. They are pictured here with colleagues of Student Life and Residence Life and Housing.
Messina, vice provost for student success and associate vice president for student affairs, received the Phillip A. Tripp Distinguished Service Award, which honors a seasoned student affairs professional for outstanding contributions to the profession through administration, writing, teaching, research and service to professional organizations.
Mikulski, assistant director of living-learning communities, received the Fayetta M. Paulsen Accomplished Leader Award, which recognizes a professional who serves as a role model to students and has demonstrated leadership within the field.
Esther H. Strickland Student Teaching Grant for College Seniors
Alpha Delta State of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is pleased to offer financial assistance to selected students who are engaged in the preservice teaching experience. Student teaching grants of $1,000 are awarded to seniors in education in state-supposed colleges for the August 2016-June 2017 academic year. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2016.
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Teacher candidates learn about environmental challenges
Adv. Integ. Primary Curriculum students explored topics such as population growth and environmental pollution.
Area students tackle trash Saturday during UA’s annual FIRST Lego League Challenge
Nearly 200 middle school students from throughout northeast Ohio will present their solutions to tough trash troubles this Saturday.
Reality Day for Community Connectors
Barberton students in the Community Connectors program experienced "reality" during field trip.
- March 05, 2016
Higher Education Master's Comp Exams
- April 05, 2016
Northeast Ohio Teacher Education Day Job Fair 2016