Alumni in the News

10/24/2017
New generation of students helps this alumna stay connected
May Chen and her husband, Dr. Chun Fu Chen, helped host three UA students during their visit to Shanghai this year for the international Hult Prize Competition
02/10/2014
Alumna, actress Yvette Nicole Brown is living her dream
Brown takes us on a journey 'From UA to LA' during Rethinking Race.
12/11/2013
Study says University of Akron students accumulate lowest debt upon graduation
The Institute on College Access and Success says of Ohio’s public research universities, in 2012 UA graduates earning bachelor’s degrees owed about $23,300, well below the state average of $29,000 and national one of $29,400.
11/12/2013
Brad Dickerson '87 is no stranger to hard work as Under Armour's chief financial officer
Professional success credited to the strong work ethic developed at UA
06/06/2013
Loyal alumna, decorated Army officer Lori Sigrist retires

Sigrist '90 celebrates an exemplary 23-year military career

The Generosity of Alumni and Friends

11/18/2021
Goff scholarship helps law students
11/11/2021
Smucker bolsters Dindo business scholarship
10/28/2021
Greenberg fund for Bierce Library
10/21/2021
Donor Spotlight: Dr. Jack Fellers
10/14/2021
Prepetit-Barnett scholarship for non-traditional students

Other Headlines

10/01/2021
Previous Spanish student Nelliam Fernandez publishes new book

Nelliam Fernandez publishes second installment in their poetry anthology. 

01/02/2019
Zippy receives spirited endowed scholarship
Berry family endows scholarship for students who portray The University of Akron's longtime mascot.
10/25/2018
Alumnus chosen to lead Ohio Aerospace Institute
Sankovic joins OAI after a 31-year career at NASA.
10/02/2018
This room renovation is all about the blue and gold!
Super Zips fans Dave and Shelly Harris met at on campus and now have a room that shows their love of UA.
09/28/2018
UA alumni family to compete on Oct. 17 ‘Family Feud’
The Hlas family will make its on-air debut Oct. 17 at 3 p.m. on WOIO Cleveland 19.



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