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Meet Mallory Kennedy, Academic Adviser

Mallory Kennedy College of Education advisor

Hi, my name is Mallory Kennedy and I'm a proud two-time graduate of The University of Akron. I earned my BA in Business and Organizational Communication in 2015 and my MA in Higher Education Administration from the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education in May 2018. Prior to joining joining the LJFFCOE team, I served as an Admissions Counselor in the Office of Admissions.

In my role as a Pre-admission Advisor, I:

  • Provide pre-admission advising to current UA students, potential transfer students, and prospective freshmen, international, and military students.
  • Assist with outreach, New Student Orientation, Convocation, and recruitment events.
  • Serve as a liaison to COE learning/living communities.

If you're interested in a career in Education, stop in to see me in Zook Hall 002, or call the office for an appointment: (330) 972-7750.

Admission to the College

If you are interested in becoming a teacher or educational administrator, let our Preadmission Advisers help.  The team will guide you through the admission process.

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Summer and Fall 2019 enrollment

If you have been admitted to the College of Education and need assistance registering for Summer or Fall courses within the College of Education after your enrollment appointment (which can be found in My Akron), follow the link below.

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Employment Opportunities for P-12 Teachers and Administrators

NEW employment opportunities have recently been added to our website!  Check them out!  

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Girls Who Code honored at Women of Achievement event


The Girls Who Code program at UA will be among the award recipients at the Women’s Network Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon on Friday, June 14. The program will be recognized with the Dorothy Jackson Award, which honors an area business or organization that has demonstrated diversity in the workplace.

Accepting the award on behalf of the Girls Who Code program will be Dr. Lynne Pachnowski, professor of education, and Karen Plaster, associate professor of practice and co-director of the Urban STEM Center, both in the Department of Curricular and Instructional Studies; and Vanja Djuric, assistant professor of practice and director of analytics in the Department of Marketing.

Tickets for the luncheon are $60 each and can be purchased online at the Women’s Network.

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On tap this summer for teachers and youth

The Urban STEM Center and the H. K. Barker Center for Economic Education are offering several exciting programs this summer for teachers and students alike. 

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For Teachers

Teachers Exploring Code (TEC) - June 24-27
This workshop is designed for teachers of grades 2 through 9 who would like to explore coding and take Hour of Code to the next level.

An Educator's Institute | Think Tank to Shark Tank: From Engineering to Entrepreneurship - July 22-26
Educators experience the engineering process and then use skills and entrepreneurial concepts to design a product and business plan that will be pitched to a panel of experts.

For Students

Summer Youth Camp | Think Tank to Shark Tank: From Engineering to Entrepreneurship - July 8-12
Campers will experience the engineering process and then will use these to these skills and entrepreneurial concepts to plan and design a product that will be pitched to a panel of experts.

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