University of Akron

The University of Akron is getting a new tenant by the name of LeBron James. WKYC announced exclusively Thursday morning that the LeBron James Family Foundation has established the I PROMISE Institute, which will be coming to InfoCision Stadium. The institute will be located on the south end of level 3 in the stadium. Once […]

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KENT, Ohio – Senator Bernie Sanders campaigned in Northeast Ohio on Friday to help build support for Hillary Clinton in Ohio. The independent senator from Vermont spoke at the University of Akron and at Kent State University in two morning rallies. https://twitter.com/MikeCardew/status/777190980441300993 Sanders was to speak on Clinton’s “New College Compact” plan, which would allow […]

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AKRON – The University of Akron has cancelled their Humans vs Zombies game following the recent Oregon college shooting that took place last week. According…

Jim Tressel is one of three finalists for the University of Akron presidency, the school said today. Tressel, Executive Vice President for Student Success at the University of Akron, is up against Ronald Nykiel, Ph.D., the provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore; and Scott L. Scarborough, Ph.D., […]

    Four of six University of Akron students involved in a fraternity hazing investigation surrendered to Akron University police Thursday. All four students were released and will appear in court March 7 at 1 p.m. Six arrest warrants were issued and a fraternity was suspended Thursday morning following a possible hazing incident involving a […]

    Alan Arrington, an assistant football coach at the University of Akron, was killed Monday in a car accident in his native Mississippi. He was 44. Arrington, nicknamed Tank, was an assistant head coach on Terry Bowden’s staff and also worked with the offensive line. He coached at North Alabama and Mississippi earlier in […]

The University of Akron will host its fourth annual Black Male Summit to “bring awareness to critical issues in higher education for young Black men.” The summit will highlight challenges and discuss solutions to promote academic achievement in the Black community. Held during the weekend of April 8th, the even will feature speakers like Tim […]