Student Life and Student Union Staff

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Name, Title


Jamal Lawson

Coordinator, Scheduling & Events


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Job Description

Schedule Student Union space utilizing the 25LIVE and OrgSync scheduling program, Advise clients and facilitate event planning meetings as needed; prepare set-up diagrams, coordinate reservations and utilize Social Tables diagramming software


Chicago, IL


Master of Education in Higher Education in Student Affairs (May 2017), Salem State University in Salem, MA;
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (May 2015), Aurora University in Aurora, IL

Interests & Hobbies

Pickup basketball, graphic design, photography, traveling, and watching The Flash and Arrow

What do you like about The University of Akron?

I am really excited to experience the rebuilding and growth of the University of Akron! I was attracted to UAkron because of the students, staff, and faculty willingness to adapt to the changing times.

Motto/Favorite Saying

 “Life is as a marathon, not a sprint. Run it at your own pace” - Unknown