Honors College students in the news

  • UA student leader recognized as a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow
    Kevin J. Karas, who is graduating in May, is one of six Ohio students to receive the honor.
  • This engineer turns his sights on the final frontier
    Meet Scott Eastbourn. This mechanical engineer credits coursework and co-op assignments for propelling him into his "dream job" at Virgin Galactic. And he's grateful for his Akron Experience.
  • Drink your vegetables!
    UA study on school lunch waste presented at national conference reveals that elementary school students would choose vegetable-fruit juice over vegetables two-thirds of the time.
  • UA receives national recognition for community engagement
    The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has awarded its 2015 Community Engagement Classification to 240 U.S. colleges and universities, including UA. Each year, hundreds of students, like Johnny Hojnacki, at left, give of their time to help community organizations.
  • Soccer pro honed skills in class and on the pitch at UA
    Meet Kofi Sarkodie. He was a part of the 2010 soccer team that won UA's first national team title. While he plays for the Houston Dynamo, he's working to finish his biology degree. And he's grateful for his Akron Experience.
  • Stephanie Rymer: She’ll be head of the class
    This second generation UA grad is fulfilling a nearly life-long dream to become a teacher. She will speak on behalf of the Fall Class of 2014 at the 2 p.m. commencement ceremony on Dec. 13.

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The 2012 Swagelok Scholars Reception

2012 Honors College Welcome Reception

The Honors College Welcome Reception was held Wednesday, April 11, in the InfoCision Stadium. Over 60 newly-accepted Honors College students attended the events.

Speakers included Dr. Mugler, Dean of the Honors College, Dr. Mike Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost, COO (Pictured Above), Mr. Keith Dambrot, Head Men's Basketball Coach, Mr. Dan Dahl, Executive Director of E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, Ms. Valerie Bloodsworth, Associate Director for Residence Life and Housing, along with several current Honors College students and alumni.