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The university’s plan for Multicultural Center

By Emily Maher , [email protected] September 17, 2015

Edit: The positions held by Elisha Swanson and John Turner were eliminated during layoffs reported earlier this summer. Both will continue at The University of Akron until January 27, 2016. UA’s Multicultural...

Brief history, big plans for Multicultural Center

By Kelly Unger , News Writer April 23, 2015

Since it was established in 2012, UA’s Multicultural Center has progressed steadily, organizing some of the most popular events on campus.   The Center has put on multiple programs this year,...

Peer mentoring recruitment table at Bierce Library on Wednesday, Feb. 11.

Mentoring for any first-year students

By Grant Morgan , News Editor February 11, 2015

There is a program at UA for both new students who need advice for college life and any experienced student who is willing to give that advice. The Office of Multicultural Development’s peer mentoring...

Diversity is one of UA's strongest characteristics.

UA honored for diversity

By Grant Morgan, Writer September 24, 2014

For the third year in a row, The University of Akron has been honored with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award by INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine. The award results from UA’s inclusiveness...

Flags of the nations represented at the festival.

Global Village Festival brings culture to Akron

By William Singer, News Editor September 17, 2014

  The 3rd annual Global Village Festival of Greater Akron brought a multicultural celebration to Akron’s Lock 3 Park on Saturday, Sept. 13. Vendors from around the area sold ethnic cuisine,...

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