The Buchtelite

Barberton High School students get a glimpse of college life at UA

April 11, 2012

Written by: Heather Beyer Students from Barberton High School had a small glimpse of college life today at The University of Akron when they visited the campus with their mentors from The Barberton Project. “It was good to be with the kids in a relaxed setting,” UA education major Katie Wallis said. “It was nice to give them the gory details of...

The Barberton Project changes lives

April 10, 2012

Written by: Kate Powell A select group of University of Akron students is going back to high school as students of a different kind. The Barberton Project, developed and nurtured by Dr. Hal Foster over the past 20 years, is a unique, real-world experience that allows UA students to act as academic ...