The Buchtelite

How is Online Education During a Pandemic Different for Students?

Students’ desk setup look very different due to learning at home and COVID-19.

By Stephanie Fairchild, Social Media Editor

September 21, 2020

In the midst of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many college students have found safety and peace of mind in having the option to work and study in the comfort of their own homes. A cup of coffee, pajamas and a Zoom meeting may not have been how students envisioned their future in highe...

Deadline for Switch to Credit/No Credit Grading Option is May 3

Several offices for members of the administration reside on campus in Buchtel Hall.

By Kaitee Horstmann and Megan Parker

April 13, 2020

As part of the transition to online learning for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester, The University of Akron is offering expanded credit/no credit grading options for students. On March 16, President Gary L. Miller announced several campus changes, including online instruction for the remainder ...