The Buchtelite

Why C’s don’t get degrees

Why C’s don’t get degrees

By Kortney Ferrell, Student Writer

February 24, 2016

A huge pet peeve of mine is hearing students say, “I do not care what my grade is, as long as I pass.” When I was an undergraduate and lived by this phrase for several years. Since then I have graduated with a passing, but lower than most, grade point average. When I graduated, I applied for several posi...

Synchronizing passion into career

Synchronizing passion into career

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Writer

October 21, 2015

The University of Akron’s School of Music hosted a career day in Guzzetta Recital Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 21 for prospective students, parents, and even current students hoping to change majors. The day started with a welcome from Ann Usher, director of the School of Music, who presented attende...

Alumni gives insight into history majors

Alumni gives insight into history  majors

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

April 23, 2015

A panel on Careers in History met in the Union on April 22 and featured several UA alumni who spoke about the benefits of declaring history as a major. The panel discussion was presented in partnership with the UA Career Center as well as the history department. The event was attended by both underclassmen...