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

(From left) Alumni Scott Read, Jessica Forrest, and Kayla Hall speak at Tuesday's History Department panel discussion

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...