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Keahn Taylor

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— Keahn Taylor, mechanical engineering major

UA Students

UA social justice fund receives anonymous $1 million estate gift commitment

Anonymous donors have generously made an estate gift commitment of $1 million to support the Office of Multicultural Development Social Justice Fund, housed in The University of Akron Office of Multicultural Development.

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Wilma and Ford Dickerhoff

Dickerhoff estate generosity supports UA priorities

The Dickerhoff Endowed Family Fund was established this year at The University of Akron through gifts from the Dickerhoff estates.

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Joseph ’71 and Linda Gingo

Donor Spotlight: Joseph and Linda Gingo

Joseph and Linda Gingo establish historic gift to School of Law

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73%

of first-time, first-generation students take out loans to finance education.
(five-year avg.)

28%

of our undergrads are first-generation college students.

60%

of our students remain in Northeast Ohio after graduation.

We lift our people. We elevate this place. We live up to our promises.