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  • See and feel the energy at UA
    Northeast Ohio's Super Bowl audience will see President Luis Proenza, along with students, faculty and the famous "energy ball" as UA debuts its new TV commercial on Feb. 2.
  • This graduate makes a difference, one country at a time
    Meet Jessica Custer. She once thought she'd be balancing bottom lines, not building toilets. But the business skills she gained here are making a difference in the world's poorest communities. And she's grateful for her Akron Experience.
  • Shelby Torre: Personal experience defines career choice
    Talent, drive and personal experience have led Shelby Torre to choose a career in nursing. She will speak on behalf of the Fall Class of 2013 at the 7 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, Dec. 13, at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
  • Jordan Pana: Creates lasting gift for future students
    Jordan Pana was part of a team that created a scholarship for business students. He will speak on behalf of the Fall Class of 2013 at the 2 p.m. commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14, at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
  • This grad has a passport to limitless possibilities
    Meet Michael Modon. How did he land a job with Google before graduation? He made the most of academic work, campus involvement and time spent studying abroad. And he's grateful for his Akron Experience.
  • Disney Imagineer says richness of time at UA made career possible
    Meet Mike Honeck. He explored a wide range of interests during his years at UA, which launched him on his path to be a Walt Disney Imagineer. And he's grateful for his Akron Experience.

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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.


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