Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

Each year, UA faculty and staff are recognized for their exemplary service to students, colleagues and the University. Learn about recent award recipients, in addition to newly tenured and promoted faculty members.


Students Recognized by the Board of Trustees

One highlight of each Board of Trustee meeting is the presentation by one or more of our stellar students. Here we profile students who have recently spoken before Board members about their Akron Experiences.

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Student Commencement Address

At each commencement ceremony, one undergraduate student is invited to represent their graduating class and talk about their Akron Experience.  Here we profile some of the students who have recently presented the student commencement address.

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Exemplary Service Award Recipient Karen Dickerson

2013 Outstanding Teacher - Mentor of First-year Students recipient Mary Verstraete with Brian Davis, Chair of Biomolecular Engineering; Provost Sherman and President Proenza

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