The Buchtelite

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...

First Lady, King James: Better make room for higher education

FIrst Lady Michelle Obama and LeBron James share the stage.

By Tyeal Howell, tnh30@zips.uakron.edu

October 21, 2015

  The First Lady and The King teamed up to discuss the importance of higher education at The University of Akron yesterday in the James A. Rhodes Arena. “LeBron might be your hero, but you should know that you all are his heroes too,” Michelle Obama said, hoping to inspire student...

How about LeBron’s name on the College of Education?

The LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education under construction.

By Stephanie Halle, Writer

October 19, 2015

In the print version of this article, The Buchtelite incorrectly wrote that the "LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education" would be showing up on graduating students' degrees; the phrase will neither show up on undergraduate nor graduate degrees from the college. Headline changed to...