About The University of Akron

The University of Akron is a comprehensive research and teaching university, offering more than 300 programs of study. At Akron, you will find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community. Most important, here you will discover energy, in the high-tech classrooms of our new academic buildings, in our new Student Union and Student Recreation and Wellness Center, and among the 200 student organizations on campus.

Awards, Honors and Recognition

Students make the Dean's List at The University of Akron

Congratulations to more than 3,400 students who made the spring 2015 Dean's List!

26 days ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Akron names spring 2015 President's List recipients

More than 800 University of Akron students have been named to the President's List. To qualify, students must be undergraduate, enrolled full-time and achieve a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.

26 days ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Zips Aero design team lands in 1st place, breaks own world record

The University of Akron's Zips Aero design team once again earned the top prize at the 2015 SAE Aero Design West competition in Van Nuys, California April 24-26. The team finished 1st overall and set a new record for accuracy in the Advanced Class competition -- breaking their own world record fr...

about 1 month ago
Tradition and Pride

College of Applied Science and Technology recognizes outstanding students

These honors are given based on the students' academic achievements in the area pertaining to each individual award.

about 1 month ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Students selected to speak at Spring Commencement ceremonies

Learn more about the five students selected to speak during five graduation ceremonies May 8-10.

2 months ago