The Buchtelite

Medal of Honor recipient talks courage, veteran opportunities

Medal of Honor recipient talks courage, veteran opportunities

By Michelle DeShon, Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under News

A Medal of Honor recipient came to The University of Akron on Friday, Feb. 19 to speak about his time spent on duty overseas. Army Sgt. Kyle White received a Medal of Honor, the U.S.’s highest military honor, on May 13, 2014, for his courageous actions in Nuristan Province, Afghanistan when his ...

Benefits of working on-campus

By Makenzie Logan, Student Writer

April 20, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  Looking for a job can be a tedious task. Almost a job in itself. As students we have opportunities available to work on the UA campus. Most of the time they will even work around a student's class schedule. Whether an incoming freshman or heading into one's senior year, working on campus...

Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

Students seek opportunities at spring Career Fair

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

February 25, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

  Students gathered at the Student Union ballrooms on Wednesday, Feb. 25 for the All-Campus UA Career Fair. UA’s Career Center holds this event each semester. Wednesday’s fair was for students of all majors, except students pursuing science and engineering degrees—their career fair took...

More support from Knight Foundation

By Sara Syed, News Writer

February 18, 2015


Filed under News

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting The University of Akron with its newest $20,000 grant for service-learning projects and other initiatives in the Akron area. One of the goals of the Knight Foundation is to facilitate connections and opportunities within the community of Akron...