The Philosophy Department periodically holds Career Events where philosophy alumni return to campus and speak with students about what they have accomplished with their philosophy degree.  Students who attend these programs find the speakers motivating and gain a greater understanding of the importance that philosophy holds for their future career choices.

FEBRUARY 20, 2020:

  • Ellen Lander Nischt - Press Secretary & Senior Strategic Counsel, Office of the Mayor, City of Akron
  • Brad Michael Fellows - Principal, The Fellows Practice & Professor, Department of Marketing, Cleveland State University
  • Stephen Banig - Investigator, Wage and Hour Division, U. S. Department of Labor
  • Ryan Fink - UofA Masters Student, Applied Mathematics & Workforce Analyst Intern, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

FEBRUARY 12, 2019:

  • Guest Speaker: Tony Troppe - BA Philosophy, The College of Wooster - Akron Developer and Proprietor
  • Gregory Williams - Principal Attorney, The Law Office of Gregory L. Williams
  • Deborah Bolen - Minister, First Christian Church
  • Stephanie Kiba - Assistant Director of Academic Advisement, University of Akron
  • Marc Turoso - IT Contractor, Change Health

OCTOBER 28, 2014:

  • Adam Jarvis - Manager of Talent Acquisition, Concept Services
  • Mark Biro - Technical Trainer, Virtual Hold Technology
  • Chris Csonka - Population Control Administrator, Summit County Sheriff's Office

MARCH 31, 2010:

  • Stephen Banig - Investigator, Department of Labor
  • Jack Friend - Goodwill Industries
  • Laurence Kendrick - Counselor, Moundbuilders Guidance Center
  • Jeffrey Miller - American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio

SEPTEMBER 29, 2004:

  • Mary Eritano – Supervisor, Barberton Public Library
  • Kurt Minson – CEO, MGroup Consultants
  • Jon Ressler – Attorney, Roose & Ressler
  • Tim Radwany – Group Service Representative, Consolidated Benefits Agency