EX[L] Center for Experiential Learning

We strive to enable students to emerge as civically engaged, skilled and adaptable leaders, ready to take on real-world challenges.

SPRING 2022 [UN]Classes

  • Anchoring Ourselves in Akron
  • Design Your Life
  • Discover the UA Museum of Zoology
  • Menus and Manuscripts Hower House
  • Sweet Reminders

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*NEW* networking program

Akron Community Connectors is a new opportunity that links talented students with high profile community members. If this interests you, learn more now.

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  • Fall 2021 unclasses
  • Watch the documentary History in Motion, to hear how Dr. Martha Santos merged her two passions: salsa and history, to create this unique unclass.
  • Go behind the scenes of Akron's lost history in The Forgotten Dead. Filmed by UA student, Claire Pugel this video takes you into the unclass about unearthing the secrets of Akron's Schneider Park. The poor souls in unmarked graves at Schneider Park will come alive on screen, on stage and in a book. Read more.
  • See the detailed website created by our All the World's a Classroom unclass that provides free curriculum kits.

The 2021 EXL Awards

The 4th annual EXL Awards Ceremony honored many outstanding members of UA and the Akron community. See the award booklet with all of this year's recipients and more details about the program.