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Impact Ohio Conference coming to Akron for talks on policy and politics

UA alumnus named to Global Finance Power List

‘Unclass’ aims to bring global awareness to students

The best recipe for a GM’s success in the NBA

Time is now to file your 2018-19 FAFSA

The right women for the job make American cities more productive

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Happenings

Women's soccer | Zips vs. Buffalo, 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.

Football | Zips vs. Buffalo, 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field.

Admissions | Fall Visit Day, Nov. 4.


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UA to receive largest gift in its history

UA to receive largest gift in its history

The gift, from the estate of Jean Hower Taber, is estimated at more than $20 million, the largest in our 147-year history. Two-thirds of it will go to student scholarships; the rest will preserve Hower House and programming that supports the University's mission.  Story and video


The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The Akron Guarantee Scholarship guarantees the yearly renewal of your scholarship so long as you are in good academic standing, and it offers greater financial support through automatic yearly upgrades.  Learn more


With new center, UA ready to welcome more international students

With new center, UA ready to welcome more international students

Our International Center is now the one-stop-shop for international students and students interested in education abroad.  Full story



UA to receive largest gift in its history

UA to receive largest gift in its history

The gift, from the estate of Jean Hower Taber, is estimated at more than $20 million, the largest in our 147-year history. Two-thirds of it will go to student scholarships; the rest will preserve Hower House and programming that supports the University's mission.  Story and video


The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The Akron Guarantee Scholarship guarantees the yearly renewal of your scholarship so long as you are in good academic standing, and it offers greater financial support through automatic yearly upgrades.  Learn more


With new center, UA ready to welcome more international students

With new center, UA ready to welcome more international students

Our International Center is now the one-stop-shop for international students and students interested in education abroad.  Full story



News

Impact Ohio Conference coming to Akron for talks on policy and politics

UA alumnus named to Global Finance Power List

‘Unclass’ aims to bring global awareness to students

The best recipe for a GM’s success in the NBA

Time is now to file your 2018-19 FAFSA

The right women for the job make American cities more productive

More headlines


Happenings

Women's soccer | Zips vs. Buffalo, 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, FirstEnergy Stadium - Cub Cadet Field.

Football | Zips vs. Buffalo, 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field.

Admissions | Fall Visit Day, Nov. 4.


FOLLOW US:

Search for uakron on Snapchat!Find us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter Visit our YouTube channel Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Pinterest See all our social media


Inclusive excellence at UA

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON, we strive to create a welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. We respect and celebrate our differences and invite you to join us in creating an environment in which we can all excel.

We strive to create a framework for excellence that incorporates diversity at its core while linking the quality of the educational experience.

Inclusive excellence is a key component of a comprehensive strategy for achieving institutional excellence. This includes the academic excellence of all students in attendance, and concerted efforts to educate and equip them to succeed in a diverse society with sophisticated intercultural skills.

Inclusive Excellence at Akron

 

NEW CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER

Jolene LaneWe welcome to Akron our new chief diversity officer, Jolene Lane. She joins UA from Teachers College at Columbia University, where she has served the last nine years as senior director in the Vice President’s Office for Diversity and Community Affairs.

Meet Jolene

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