The Buchtelite

Fewer headed to UA?

Applications – Prospective students who have filled out an application to attend UA. 

Admittance – Prospective students who have the proper requirements, and have been offered admittance to UA. 

Confirmations – Prospective students who have paid the $145 online admissions fee, and confirmed their intent to enroll at UA.

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

February 1, 2016

Freshman applications to UA were down 6 percent in mid-January from the same time last year, as the number of admitted students who had confirmed their intent to enroll in fall 2016 were down 32 percent, University data show. These numbers, updated every week, provide only a snapshot of how the annual...

LeBron’s Foundation offers mentorship course

Students enrolled in the UA course will have the opportunity to mentor students in the Akron Public Schools.

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor

November 9, 2015

Starting this upcoming spring semester, The University of Akron students will have an opportunity to register for a three-credit “I Promise Urban Youth Mentorship Course.” “University students completing this course will gain valuable tools and experiences working with urban youth in school...