Welcome, Alumni and Friends!
The University of Akron is grateful for the generous support it receives from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations. The support enables the University to achieve its goals, including funding scholarships, fellowships, professorships, campus renovations, new facilities and much more.
The mission of Development is to strengthen and advance the University’s relationship with its alumni, friends and students. It is through these connections that both the University and its constituencies are enriched.
Whether in the form of a gift or through involvement, supporting the University yields an unparalleled return on investment for many benefactors, creating deep and lasting ties to the University – and to the students the institution serves.
You are invited to explore the many opportunities that UA offers alumni and friends to get involved and make a difference!
Local students to showcase skills at UA-hosted Science Olympiad
Time Warner Cable is funding the March 14 competition, which will bring nearly 600 students to the UA campus for science, math, technology, and engineering contests. Read more
Matching gift programs make giving ‘twice as nice’
Companies across the country match employee gifts to UA, significantly increasing scholarship monies. Read more
UA Foundation receives $260,000 in IRA rollovers
Alumni and friends from across the country took advantage of the extended Charitable Tax Rollover in 2014. Read more
Private funds drive growth of financial planning program
Director to recruit more, diverse students to meet industry demand. Read more
Engineering receives $1.25 million for scholarships, career center
The gift from the Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust will allow the College to recruit and retain an even greater number of top engineering students. Read more
Read how others support UA and learn how you can do the same.