The Buchtelite

Students Can Win Free 1-Year PRSSA Membership at First Pitch Contest

PRSSA is a student organization that helps students make connections and gain skills in the professional public relations field.

By Kaitee Horstmann, Copy Editor

February 5, 2020

The University of Akron’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will hold its first pitch contest in Kolbe Hall Room 103 on Feb. 6 from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. Student participants will be given a public relations situation and an hour to come up with a ten-minute campaign ...

New Leadership Rebuilding UA’s Campus Habitat for Humanity

Students involved with Campus Habitat for Humanity pose after participating in winter build trip.

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2020

Throughout its history, Campus Habitat for Humanity has participated in a variety of activities on and off campus to improve the surrounding community and get students involved with those improvements. According to Dr. Carolyn Behrman, campus advisor for Campus Habitat, the student organization has...

Residence Hall Program Board Events Promote Campus Involvement

The crowd at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall during a RHPB 9:09 event in 2018.

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2019

The Residence Hall Program Board is a student organization at The University of Akron that sponsors several entertainment events and activities for the campus community. While their list of events includes those sponsored with Residence Hall Council, such as “Stuff a Roo,” SAMs Rock Alike and Late...

Clubs to watch out for on campus

By Arden Palmquist, Arts & Life Editor

September 7, 2016

AK Bhangra This is a student-run organization on campus which aims to express the Punjabi (Indian) culture through a well-known dance: Bhangra. The club mixes traditional Punjabi dance moves with modern hip-hop. The team’s goal is to increase awareness and respect of the culture through charities, fu...