Student Life and Student Union Staff

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Name, Title


Vaughn L. Myers III
Associate Director, Student Union Operations


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Job Description

I oversee the daily operation of the Jean Hower Taber Student Union. This includes oversight of the Operations student staff, who is responsible for keeping the building clean and functional, as well as setting up, tearing down and servicing every event and meeting that takes place in the facility. I also oversee the Scheduling and Events area, which includes supervision of two full time Coordinators, Scheduling and Events.


Youngstown, OH


B.A. Education, Health & Human Services; Sports Administration – Kent State University
M.A. Communications – University of Akron

Interests & Hobbies

Health & Wellness – running and working out, reading – books about athletes and coaches, spending time with my family and practicing meditation/mindfulness.

What do you like about The University of Akron?

The feeling that we are all one big family. From the professional staff that I work with to the students that I supervise and engage with, it’s truly one big family working to make The University of Akron the best place possible in the community.

Motto/Favorite Saying

“In failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.” – John Wooden

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it.” – Lou Holtz