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Name, TitleAssistant Director, Campus Programs

David Vale
Assistant Director, Campus Programs


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Job Description

I coordinate campus-wide programming efforts and marketing strategies for events including Homecoming, Diversity Week, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, Friday Late Nights, SpringFest, and the LIFE Awards. I am also the advisor to the Zips Programming Network (ZPN), the campus-wide programming board.


Middleburg Heights, OH


M.S. in Student Affairs in Higher Education, Colorado State University

B.A. in History, Baldwin Wallace University

Interests & Hobbies

I enjoy traveling, sports, movies, musicals, and running.

What do you like about The University of Akron?

There’s so much for students to get involved with at the university. Whether it’s joining a campus organization, participating in campus events, or supporting Zips athletics, there’s something for everyone to make the most of your time on campus.

Motto/Favorite Saying

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein