The Buchtelite

Helping students stay in touch with their families

September 19, 2016

The University of Akron held a family weekend on Saturday and Sunday to help students stay close to their families. Family weekend was a great opportunity for any family member to visit the University...

Springing into service

March 7, 2016

Many students spend their spring break watching Netflix or catching up on all the sleep they sacrificed to study. This semester, however, a group of students has decided to be more generous with their...

UA students volunteer abroad; Zips for Haiti raises $4,000

UA student Zach Kisor bonds with the Haitian students.
January 25, 2016

Rather than spending their winter breaks relaxing, a group of 25 University of Akron students ventured abroad on a service trip to Ouanaminthe, Haiti and visited a school called Institution Univers (IU)...

Donation drive to give back to Akron community

November 23, 2015

The winter holiday season is considered to be the most giving season of all. One way to help out this season is by participating in ServeAkron’s Winter Wishes Donation Drive. This annual donation...

Zips to make a difference

October 21, 2015

From cleaning train windows to creating holiday ornaments, more than 800 student volunteers from The University of Akron are expected to participate in the 11th annual “Make a Difference Day” on Saturday,...

A week of awareness on deprivation

Statistics show the poverty in America.
November 17, 2014

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is in full swing at The University of Akron with a week full of events to learn, give back and gain from. The week of activities begins Nov.16 through Nov. 22.,...

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