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.


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts New Members

The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

4 days ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

LIFE Awards recognize student achievements

Legacy. Integrity. Fellowship. Excellence. University of Akron students take top honors at the annual campus LIFE Awards ceremony.

4 days ago

Alternative Spring Break: Students give back through service

Each year, the Department of Student Life's Civic Engagement Program organizes the Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program. Ninety Zips volunteered from March 23-26 with three diverse non-profits. This group dedicated over 2,400 community service hours and impacted a host of non-profits, communiti...

25 days ago

Students surpass fund-raising goal for good cause

St. Jude Up 'til Dawn, a registered student organization, works each year to raise funds and awareness for the work being done at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis to fight childhood cancers.

3 months ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Students inducted into the Kappa of Ohio chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma

Student in the top 20 percent of their graduating College of Business Administration master's class

about 1 month ago