Young alumni reveal success secrets to new students


What do a lawyer, a professional soccer player, an engineer and a TV sports broadcaster all have in common? They are successful, recent University of Akron alumni who all made the most of their Akron Experience.

They were just back on campus to speak to incoming Honors College students as part of the 2014 Honors Leadership Summits. The program is hosted by the Institute for Leadership Advancement within the College of Business Administration. The institute is made possible through the generous support of The J.M. Smucker Company.

So, we asked these four alums to share with you their best advice for making the most of this journey called college. Here’s what Sarah, Kofi, Scott and Bridget had to say.

And, Class of 2018, welcome!