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UA Financial Planning Program Ranked 11th in Nation

UA Financial Planning Program Ranked 11th in Nation

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

In their 2019 rankings released last week, Wealth Management ranked The University of Akron’s Financial Planning Program as 11th in the United States. For this ranking, a total of 67 on-campus, full-time, four-year programs were compared based on several factors, such as degrees granted, number of facul...

New Anthony J. Alexander Professional Development Center Opens on Campus

New Anthony J. Alexander Professional Development Center Opens on Campus

By Veronica Janosek, News & Sports

September 17, 2019

Built to help students in the College of Business Administration develop their skills through a one-stop training spot, The University of Akron opened the new Anthony J. Alexander Professional Development Center on Sept. 9 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Named after Anthony J. Alexander, a UA gradua...

Goodyear CEO Set as 2019 Goodyear Executive Leadership Forum Keynote Speaker

Goodyear CEO Set as 2019 Goodyear Executive Leadership Forum Keynote Speaker

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor

August 30, 2019

Richard J. Kramer, chairman, CEO and president of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will be speaking at The University of Akron’s annual Goodyear Executive Leadership Forum on Sept. 17. Kramer’s portion of the leadership forum will take place at 1:15 p.m. in the Jean Hower Taber Student Unio...

CBA International Day connects students

By Johanna Barnowski, Writer

April 18, 2016

To learn more about different cultures, the College of Business Administration (CBA) held its annual International Day on April 13. Hosted by the CBA Graduate Cross Cultural Committee, International Day is an event where students from all different cultures can come together, connect, and learn about...

First self-nominated Game-Changer: Callie Mack

First self-nominated Game-Changer: Callie Mack

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor

December 2, 2015

UA recently announced its fourth Game-Changer Award recipient. Junior Callie Mack is the first self-nominated student to win the "Game-Changer" award. Mack is pursuing a major in marketing management and a minor in public relations and digital imaging. College of Business Administration (CBA) sopho...

Schwab, Goldman Sachs leaders talk economics

Schwab, Goldman Sachs leaders talk economics

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor

October 7, 2015

Tuesday morning, the Department of Finance in UA’s College of Business Administration welcomed business professionals, staff members, and students to attend the 2015 Economic Summit at Quaker Station. This year’s summit theme was “The Economy 2016: 'The Election and its Monetary Impact.’” ...