The Buchtelite

Akron hosts speech and pathology convention

Youngstown State University president Jim Tressel speaks about leadership to the Saturday morning audience.

By Grant Morgan, Writer

October 14, 2014

Quaker Square was bustling in the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 11. After more than a year of planning, The University of Akron hosted the Ohio National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association convention for students studying speech-language pathology and audiology. During the session,...

University of Akron honors Jim Tressel

Jim Tressel and Zippy pose for a picture at Tressel's farewell reception.

By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

June 26, 2014

On May 27 the University of Akron honored the two-year service of Jim Tressel, the former Executive Vice President of Strategic Engagement, on the third floor of the Student Union. The ballroom was packed with Tressel’s friends and colleagues. Refreshments were shared as UA employees bid Tressel farewell....

Tressel inspires at UA and beyond

October 9, 2012

Written by: Heather Beyer As vice president for strategic engagement, Jim Tressel wanted his motivational messages to reach not only students at The University of Akron but beyond. Tressel has joined Cleveland’s WKYC Channel 3 news team for a weekly segment titled “A Moment with Tressel.” His...

Tressel joins UA as administrator

February 7, 2012

By: Pamela Kellman Former Ohio State University head football coach Jim Tressel was named Vice President for Strategic Engagement at The University of Akron last Thursday.  His role in the administration will focus on student success. Though rumors circled during  semester that Tressel was being c...