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After several months of waiting, Spring 2020 graduates finally have news regarding a commencement ceremony.

UA Announces Dates for Postponed Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony

The Spring 2020 Commencement ceremonies were unable to take place in May due to COVID-19 and CDC guidelines.
By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2020

Almost five months after The University of Akron postponed the Spring 2020 Commencement ceremonies, graduates now will have the opportunity to walk across the stage in E.J. Thomas in one of two ceremonies...

Post-graduation depression

By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor November 9, 2016

Congratulations, you’ve made it through college. It’s a huge accomplishment for anyone. It’s the initial step in the pursuit of a career that will bring you closer to your life’s goals. This...

New way to conquer job searching

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor April 20, 2016

Graduation for many Zips is quickly approaching. While many are eager to receive their diplomas, many may have a job dangling over their heads. What should I be searching for? What job options are the...

Why Cs dont 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...

Week of tribute and tips for graduating seniors

Week of tribute and tips for graduating seniors

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor December 7, 2015

With the fall semester coming to an end, soon-to-be graduating seniors have a chance to commemorate their school pride and take advantage of different workshops with UA’s Senior Week from Saturday, Dec....

Welcome to the Real World graduate panel from left to right: Nicole Puzzuoli, Jordan pana, Kate Penrod, Alex puzzuoli

Students get sneak peak into what real world offers

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor April 13, 2015

With graduation approaching soon for many UA students, the question of what to do after college has been becoming more apparent. The Akron chapter of the American Advertising Federation hosted an event...

The importance of getting involved

The importance of getting involved

By Keirsten Heckel , Student Writer April 13, 2015

Every new student comes to college and has one thing in mind; finally being independent. You are away from your parents, you are on your own, and there is no one there to tell you what to do anymore. You...

New positions posted

Career Link offers 106 new opportunities
By Kelly Unger and Sofia Syed April 8, 2015

Are you about to graduate in the spring, but unsure of how to find a job? Career Link, a website advocated by the Career Center, recently posted 106 new co-op, internship, and full-time job positions. This...

President Proenza stands before loved ones to give his last speech to law graduates.

Proenza’s last commencement speech

President congratulates the 2014 School of Law graduation at UA.
By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor June 23, 2014

After 115 commencement speeches in his career, President Luis Proenza gave his last one to the University of Akron law graduates of 2014. The 90th School of Law commencement was held Sunday May 18 at...

Seniors showcase works in Pinpoint gallery

April 30, 2013

Beau Brown Senior graphic design majors are saying sayonara and waving their hands goodbye to the university, while waving their professional portfolios in the faces of potential employers. The Pinpoint...

Attending college out of state

November 15, 2011

By: Ellyn Sjoquist Prompted by the current economic environment, families with graduating high school seniors may find themselves analyzing the costs of a college education with more intense scrutiny. According...

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