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UA Celebrates 150th Anniversary via Social Media, Socially Distanced Events

Zippy joined in on the festivities for UA’s 150th anniversary.

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor

October 19, 2020

The University of Akron celebrated its 150th anniversary through social media and specially planned events to meet social distancing standards on Saturday, Oct. 10. Students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends joined the sesquicentennial celebration in a virtual event during which a toast was mad...

Nutrition program celebrates 40th anniversary

The herbs and tea garden located by Schrank Hall South

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 27, 2015

The School of Nutrition and Dietetics hosted a Garden Party to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Dietetic Program in the Schrank Hall South Culinary Garden on Friday, April 24. The Didactic Program started in 1967 and the Garden Party commemorated the 40th year of the coordinated Dietetic Program,...

Student Union celebrates 10th anniversary

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

September 18, 2014

  The University of Akron’s Student Union is celebrating its 10th anniversary. As part of campus’ “New Landscape for Learning” project, which started in 2000, 22 new buildings were completed in 2004, the Student Union being one. It’s home to the university’s Department of ...

UA performs patriotic celebration

Robert Jorgensen as he turned to the crowd during

By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief

July 9, 2014

This year marks the 200th anniversary of our nation’s national anthem, along with the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. The University of Akron threw a celebration of America’s history with a concert of patriotic favorites by the Summer Symphonic Band. “Born again to each genera...

College of Engineering celebrates centennial

The College of Engineering Celebrates a 100 year centennial.

By Dakota Phillips, Copy Editor

June 26, 2014

The centennial anniversary of the College of Engineering was a celebration of the past 100 years. The centennial was also an optimistic look at the next 100 years. The college that started with two professors and 28 students has grown over the century to 100 professors and 2,800 students. The college...