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New videos feature campus visit by LeBron James and I PROMISE students

Soccer: Zips open NCAA Tournament play with 3-0 win over Seattle

The time to file your 2018-19 FAFSA is now

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Happenings

Men's soccer - NCAA Tournament | Zips vs. Wisconsin, 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field.

Men's basketball | Zips vs. UT Chattanooga, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 28, Rhodes Arena.

Fall Graduation | Commencement Ceremonies, 10 a.m., 2 p.m., 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, E.J. Thomas Hall.

Earn your degree in the evening, on weekends or online: Attend an information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in Simmons Hall.


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Zips win MAC East Title with 24-14 victory over Kent State

Zips win MAC East Title with 24-14 victory over Kent State

Our football team has claimed its third consecutive Wagon Wheel win over its rival and will play for the 2017 MAC Championship on Dec. 2 in Detroit, Mich.  Full story


Cybersecurity student cracks the code of college

Cybersecurity student cracks the code of college

Spencer Csaky, a computer whiz majoring in our unique cybersecurities program, feared he would be “just another number” on campus. But there was a surprising — and welcome — glitch in his thinking.  Story and video


The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The Akron Guarantee Scholarship guarantees the yearly renewal of your scholarship so long as you are in good academic standing, and it offers greater financial support through automatic yearly upgrades.  Learn more


Zips win MAC East Title with 24-14 victory over Kent State

Zips win MAC East Title with 24-14 victory over Kent State

Our football team has claimed its third consecutive Wagon Wheel win over its rival and will play for the 2017 MAC Championship on Dec. 2 in Detroit, Mich.  Full story


Cybersecurity student cracks the code of college

Cybersecurity student cracks the code of college

Spencer Csaky, a computer whiz majoring in our unique cybersecurities program, feared he would be “just another number” on campus. But there was a surprising — and welcome — glitch in his thinking.  Story and video


The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The Akron Guarantee Scholarship guarantees the yearly renewal of your scholarship so long as you are in good academic standing, and it offers greater financial support through automatic yearly upgrades.  Learn more


News

New videos feature campus visit by LeBron James and I PROMISE students

Soccer: Zips open NCAA Tournament play with 3-0 win over Seattle

The time to file your 2018-19 FAFSA is now

More headlines


Happenings

Men's soccer - NCAA Tournament | Zips vs. Wisconsin, 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field.

Men's basketball | Zips vs. UT Chattanooga, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 28, Rhodes Arena.

Fall Graduation | Commencement Ceremonies, 10 a.m., 2 p.m., 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, E.J. Thomas Hall.

Earn your degree in the evening, on weekends or online: Attend an information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in Simmons Hall.


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Search for uakron on Snapchat!Find us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter Visit our YouTube channel Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Pinterest See all our social media


Inclusive excellence at UA

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON, we strive to create a welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. We respect and celebrate our differences and invite you to join us in creating an environment in which we can all excel.

We strive to create a framework for excellence that incorporates diversity at its core while linking the quality of the educational experience.

Inclusive excellence is a key component of a comprehensive strategy for achieving institutional excellence. This includes the academic excellence of all students in attendance, and concerted efforts to educate and equip them to succeed in a diverse society with sophisticated intercultural skills.

Inclusive Excellence at Akron

 

NEW CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER

Jolene LaneWe welcome to Akron our new chief diversity officer, Jolene Lane. She joins UA from Teachers College at Columbia University, where she has served the last nine years as senior director in the Vice President’s Office for Diversity and Community Affairs.

Meet Jolene

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