The Buchtelite

Akron Army ROTC Celebrates 101st Year with New Alumni Lecture Series

The Akron Army ROTC provides scholarships to students in the program no matter what their degree is.

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

To mark its 101st year on The University of Akron Campus, the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps is launching a new alumni lecture series. This new series titled the “Army ROTC Legacy of Leadership Lecture Series” was created in cooperation with several alumni from the program as a way to ackno...

Veterans commemorated on campus

Left to right: William Lairson, Brian Bursley, Charleza Gourdon, and Zachary Gould.The senior student leaders of UA's ROTC program stand in front of Buchtel Hall following the Veteran's Day ceremony.

By Samantha Hickey and Sofia Syed

November 11, 2015

Veterans Day originated as a U.S. holiday to honor Armistice Day, November 11, 1918, which is the day World War I ended. Veterans Day is a day to remember and pay respect to all the men and women who lost their lives while serving our country and to celebrate those who are still alive. The Univer...