Help us honor our best
Once a year, The College of Education recognizes excellence among Faculty, Staff and Community/Service Partners. Consider the outstanding contributions of your professional peers and mentors over the past year and nominate them for a 2015 COE Award. Deadline for nominations is Monday, February 2, at 12:00 noon. Download the nomination form
FIRST LEGO League district tournament results
On Saturday, January 10, The University of Akron hosted the Northeast Ohio FIRST LEGO League (FLL) District Tournament and Jr. FIRST LEGO League (Jr. FLL) exposition. Twenty-two FLL and nine Jr. FLL teams consisting of over 225 elementary and middle school students engaged in STEM activities. First place was claimed by Symphonic 7 from the Solon School District.
Employees awarded degrees in December 2014
The College of Education congratulates all of our December 2014 graduates, including six full-time University employees:
- Lt. Chad Cunningham, University Police - Wayne College, B.S.T. in Teaching and Training Technical Professionals.
- Jamal Feerasta, professor of hospitality management, Department of Business and Information Technology, Ph.D. in Secondary Education.
- Christopher J. Harrigan, senior applications systems analyst, Instructional Services, M.A.E. in Educational Foundations - Instructional Technology.
- Thomas Warren Kellar, associate professor of computer information systems, Department of Business and Information Technology, Ph.D. in Secondary Education.
- Robert J. Reynolds, assistant lecturer, School of Sport Science and Wellness Education, M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction - Multi-Age Physical Education Licensure.
- Martha Vang, retention coordinator, Center for Academic Advising and Student Success, M.A.E. in Educational Administration - Higher Education Administration.
Tk20 Question of the Week
When should I buy Tk20?
First of all, in most cases you will not need to use Tk20 until after the midpoint of the semester, so don't panic!
The Tk20 fee is typically included in tuition bills the first semester after admission to the College of Education. It is clearly identified on the tuition bill as Tk20 Portfolio Fee and is a one-time-only purchase. Please check your tuition bill before taking further action.
Preadmission Advising for those entering the College of Education is available in Central Hower 303. Hours are:
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm by appointment only
- Tuesday, Thursday - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm walk-in advising
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- July 21, 2015
Youth Summer Camp: Think Tank to Shark Tank
- February 28, 2015
Money Letters 2 My Daughter
Center for Child Development offers tuition break to alumni
To further celebrate the 45th anniversary of The Center for Child Development, UA alumni will receive a complimentary discount in child care tuition during the calendar year 2015.
Student teachers break biases and speech barriers
A supportive campus environment helped Maria and Lisa Withrow find their voices and a career path where they will be able to guide and nurture students of all types of abilities.
Canton Local art teacher receives state honor
2014 Outstanding Art Teacher for the East Central Ohio Region is UA grad
Stephanie Rymer: She’ll be head of the class
This second generation UA grad is fulfilling a nearly life-long dream to become a teacher. She will speak on behalf of the Fall Class of 2014 at the 2 p.m. commencement ceremony on Dec. 13.