Honors College students in the news

  • UA grad answers the call — day or night
    Meet Lynn Lalley Wagers. Her well-rounded UA education and experiences enable her to fill an important role for the families she works with through Lifebanc. And she's grateful for her Akron Experience.
  • Incoming Honors College class is 12 percent larger this year
    The class walked together from UA's North Quad to the Akron Civic Theatre to celebrate the start of their college experience and to participate in an Honors Leadership Summit event, part of the College of Business Administration’s Institute for Leadership Advancement.
  • Engineer and entrepreneur, all in one
    Meet Courtney Gras. Classes and co-ops led this electrical engineer to focus on designing and producing products that are energy efficient. And she's grateful for her Akron Experience.
  • Mugler retires as Honors College dean
    Following 15 years at the helm as inaugural dean of the Honors College, Dale Mugler retired as dean on June 30, but will continue to teach at the University.
  • This future engineer thrives on perpetual motion
    Biomedical engineering major Melissa Boswell found a way to do it all — classes, undergrad research, co-ops, campus involvement and volunteering — for a rich Akron Experience.
  • Gregory Howard engineers future at Oxford
    The biomedical engineering major is one of 12 individuals accepted into the prestigious NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program. He is receiving one of the more than 3,100 degrees that will be awarded this spring at UA.

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The 2012 Swagelok Scholars Reception

2012 Honors College Welcome Reception

The Honors College Welcome Reception was held Wednesday, April 11, in the InfoCision Stadium. Over 60 newly-accepted Honors College students attended the events.

Speakers included Dr. Mugler, Dean of the Honors College, Dr. Mike Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost, COO (Pictured Above), Mr. Keith Dambrot, Head Men's Basketball Coach, Mr. Dan Dahl, Executive Director of E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, Ms. Valerie Bloodsworth, Associate Director for Residence Life and Housing, along with several current Honors College students and alumni.