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Institutional Marketing has a new name, one that more accurately reflects the department's dual responsibilities: University Communications and Marketing.
The change, approved by the Board in May, was recommended by the department's leaders, Eileen Korey, who is the chief communications officer, and Wayne Hill, who is the chief marketing officer.
As has become a University tradition, UA unveiled a new advertising theme during the 2013 Super Bowl.
“This year, it’s all about what we call ‘connected knowledge,’” says President Luis M. Proenza. “The essence of The Akron Experience is to provide students with the knowledge to help solve difficult problems in today’s society, and connect students with resources and opportunities to ensure their success during college and after graduation.”
Every day, stories about UA's excellence in teaching, research and service appear in TV broadcasts, blog posts and newspapers. Here are some of the most recent stories.
Building a gingerbread house takes time, patience and lots of icing
Akron Beacon Journal, Dec. 3
School of Nutrition and Dietetics' students, faculty and staff created gingerbread houses for display at the Holmes County Parade of Inns, and later at Akron Children’s Hospital.
See the Possible — Akron Zips Racing Team
WKYC.com, Nov. 29
Students are hard at work building a Formula SAE car.
Jim Tressel embraces second career
ESPN.com, Nov. 27
The Principles of Coaching course taught by Jim Dennison and Jim Tressel is featured.
Rifle team's turkey shoot ruffles no feathers
Cleveland Plain Dealer, Nov. 27
The Zips team, which has an NCAA ranking in the top 20, hosts an annual Turkey Shoot with paper targets.
Finding Common Ground: Making the case for a systematic approach to multicultural education
Insight Into Diversity Magazine, December
This article was written by Lee Gill, associate vice president for inclusion and equity and chief diversity officer.
First Night button revealed; countdown to New Year’s begins
Akron Beacon Journal, Nov. 20
Dave Szalay, alumnus and assistant professor in UA’s Myers School of Art, designed the admission button for this year’s event.