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Name, TitleJennVenuto

Jenn Venuto
Assistant Director, Student Union Event Planning


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Job Description

I oversee the daily operations of the Student Union, as well as the large student staff who helps to keep it afloat. We assist in keeping the building clean and safe, and we are responsible for setting up for all meetings, conferences, and events in the Union.

I also oversee the Information Center and the student staff who provide impeccable customer service to visitors in the Student Union as well as to the UA campus community.


North Canton, Ohio


BA, English, Kent State University
MA Ed., Higher Education Administration, The University of Akron

Interests & Hobbies

Spending time with my family and friends, being outdoors, watching baseball, and relaxing with a good book or movie.

What do you like about The University of Akron?

I love that every day is a new experience. And because I was educated here, I have a true sense of pride in this institution.

Motto/Favorite Saying

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau