President outlines vision for University during City Club speech
Scott Scarborough predicted that UA would thrive by fully embracing its identity as a polytechnic university and creating new programs to give students even more competitive advantages.
National Center for Choreography to launch in Akron
A $5 million investment by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will attract the world’s finest dance makers to the UA campus.
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Inclusive excellence at Akron
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.
Our goal at The University of Akron is 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.
An education major leads a classroom as part of her student-teaching experience.
Our students can choose from more than 200 undergraduate majors and area of study. Whether your dreams involve the stage, studio, classroom, laboratory or clinical setting, we'll provide the experiences and education to help make them a reality. Here, you will learn how to turn your aspirations into accomplishments, and your talents into tools to change the world.