The College of Business Administration (CBA) helps students get ready to make a difference through rigorous coursework and developmental opportunities that range from classroom consulting projects, internships, and professional networking, to leadership and business communication training.

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Akron Marathon Blue Line Runs Through CBA Marketing Department

Akron Marathon Blue Line Runs Through CBA Marketing Department

When the 14th running of the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay takes place Saturday, Sept. 24, the Department of Marketing in The University of Akron's College of Business Administration will be well represented by alumni, current students and a member of the faculty.

Financial Planning Students Take 2nd in National Competition

Financial Planning Students Take 2nd in National Competition

Congratulations to the CBA students and faculty advisors of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) Challenge Team for taking 2nd place in this year’s national competition! Team members were Adriana Demjanjuk, who served as captain, Joseph Johnson, and Benjamin Schwarz. The team was assisted by Faculty Advisors Barry Mulhulland and Suzanne Gradisher. For their efforts, the school wins a monetary scholarship. The University of Akron is the only school to finish in the top three over the past three years. In 2014, the CBA team won, and last year’s team placed second.

CBA Student Murphy Chases Down Olympic 800-Meter Bronze Medal

CBA Student Murphy Chases Down Olympic 800-Meter Bronze Medal

Parlayed by his patented finishing kick, former Akron All-American Clayton Murphy became the first United States men's 800-meter runner to win an Olympic medal since 1992, chasing down the bronze medal over the final 100 meters on the strength of the fifth-fastest time, 1:42.93, in American history, at the XXXI Summer Olympics on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

Time in Jamaica Proves Transformative

Time in Jamaica Proves Transformative

Most people head to Jamaica for rest and relaxation on its sunny beaches and to enjoy the magnificent scenery. The UA students like Meaghan Rooney who spent their 2016 Spring Break in Jamaica had their fair share of fun as well. But they also had a mission to accomplish — service to others

Emmary Sharer: Ready for business world

Emmary Sharer: Ready for business world

Emmary Sharer, a Williams Honors Scholar with a dual major in marketing management and sales management, summa cum laude, was the student speaker at the Spring Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, at 7 p.m.

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