Get the CoB EDGE

Exploring Degree Goals and Experiences

What is the CoB EDGE?

The CoB EDGE is a professional development program designed to allow College of Business students to track their participation in events and experiences that lead to career readiness. These professional events and experiences focus on:

  • Academic preparation
  • Relevant work experience
  • Personal leadership training
  • Network/CoB community
  • Business communication training
  • Global experiences

How do you build your CoB EDGE?

  • Attend a Career Fair
  • Have your resume reviewed
  • CoB student organization membership
  • Complete personal leadership skills course
  • Attend "Real People, Real Careers" speaker series
  • Attend Suit-Up events/workshops
  • Participate in a mock interview
  • Attend a company visit
  • Complete an online career assessment
  • Join the Coach & Connect Mentoring Program
  • Take a foreign language class
  • Business communications training
  • Complete and internship/co-op
  • Participate in a regional/national competition

Track your CoB EDGE

Students can view a listing of upcoming activities and track their EDGE progress through Suitable.

Web access

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Enter your email address and click 'Continue'

Step 3: Click 'Sign in' next to CoB Professional Development and log-in through the University of Akron portal using your email and password



Mobile access

Step 1: Search "Suitable" in your app store and download the Suitable app

Step 2: Use your email to log-in

Step 3: Click 'Continue' and log-in through the University of Akron portal using your email and password

Note: You must give the Suitable app access to your camera to scan event codes

Step 4: You're all set! Navigate to the 'Activities' tab to see what's coming up; Navigate to the 'Achievements' tab to view your progress in EDGE

Graduate with CoB EDGE Honors

Events and activities are categorized by a point system ranging from 10-75 points. Earn EDGE Honors by earning 400 points.

Students graduating with CoB EDGE Honors will receive a medal to keep and display at UA Commencement.

If you are interested in CoB EDGE or have questions, send an email to

Consult the EDGE Brochure for more details.

Follow Us

Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube