Support the College

Support the College of Engineering at The University of AkronRAISING PRIVATE SUPPORT for student scholarships, faculty research and program development is among the highest priority for The University of Akron College of Engineering.

In recent years, the College of Engineering has captured national attention because of its increasing enrollment, research achievements and ability to produce creative and productive engineers.

We are also proud to have exceptional faculty who bring their expertise into our classrooms and research labs every day. Help keep the momentum going.

Why give?

Make a gift

Private support from alumni, friends, and corporations is necessary for the continued growth and success of both the University and the College of Engineering.

How your gift helps

Private support from alumni, friends, and corporations helps provide

  • Scholarships for first year students to make our engineering college competitive with other top university engineering college offers.
  • Supplies and travel for our award winning student design teams.
  • An expanded co-op program under Deanna Dunn’s leadership.

Hire a college intern or grad

We have an impressive group of well-prepared undergraduates looking for challenging cooperative education opportunities.

We are eager to help your organization meet its need for bright, creative and driven engineers and researchers.

For assistance, contact Deanna Dunn at 330-972-7849 or ddunn@uakron.edu.

DONOR PROFILE

Richard (Dick) and Joanne Grigg

Mr. Richard (Dick) Grigg and his wife Mrs. Joanne Grigg consider themselves blessed to have the opportunity to support causes that have a direct impact on individuals, which is precisely what their commitment of $125,000 to the College of Engineering will do.

The Griggs’ contribution will help the college continue producing job-ready engineers in greater and greater numbers to meet the demand for excellence that exists in the market today. Full story

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College of Engineering, Department of Development

Ellen Perduyn

Ms. Ellen Perduyn
Executive Director,
Development and Corporate Relations
330-972-6056


Karen Fettig

Ms. Karen Fettig
Interim Director of Development
330-972-2819


Willy KollmanMr. William "Willy" Kollman
Assistant Director, Alumni
330-972-2575

 

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