Awards and Recognition

Faculty/Staff Awards

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


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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Newly promoted faculty

The Office of Academic Affairs congratulates the faculty members who were promoted or received tenure or both following Board action on April 23, 2014.

See the 2014 list