University of Akron

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Name: University of Akron
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Welcome Home rally set for LeBron James

LeBron JamesAKRON — Turns out there will be a LeBron James party after all.The city of Akron and the LeBron James Family Foundation will hold a Welcome Home LeBron Community Rally on Aug. 8 at the University of Akron’s InfoCision Stadium.In a July 11 ... [Published Elyria Chronicle Telegram - Jul 28 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

LeBron James homecoming tickets sold out

AKRON, Ohio -- Tickets to the  LeBron James homecoming celebration Friday are sold out.The free tickets, which went on sale at 10 a.m. Monday for the event at the University of Akron's InfoCision Stadium, were gone by 2:30 p.m., according to a news release ... [Published Cleveland.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Harold Roudebush Jr., 54, Rittman

RITTMAN -- Harold F. Roudebush Jr., 54, Rittman and Lady Lake, Fla., died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at his home in Lady Lake.Memorial services will be Friday at 3 p.m. at DayBreak Community Church, 342 Nold Ave., Wooster, with pastor Richard Frazier officiating. ... [Published Wooster Daily Record - 9 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

University of Akron President Calls Higher Education A “Competitive Marketplace”

With challenges like decreasing state support and increasing administration costs, the role of a college president can be a tough gig. But as StateImpact Ohio's Amy Hansen tells us, new University of Akron president Scott Scarborough says he's committed ... [Published IdeaStream - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Driving STEM Forward

The soap box derby has been around for generations. But now it’s being used to help generate further interest in STEM. What started out with a group asking if they could borrow a couple of soap box cars on behalf of students has turned into a growing ... [Published ASME - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Heroin, proposed arena and hotel on city council's holding last agenda before recess

02cAKRONaThe city of Akron will have a new 9,000-seat arena if Summit County voters approve a sales tax increase in November. (Joshua Gunter, The Plain Dealer)AKRON, Ohio -- The Akron City Council will review just one new law in its final meeting until ... [Published Cleveland.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Summit prosecutors ask for judge's removal in death penalty case

On Air News Classical Loading...Crime and CourtsFriday, July 25, 2014 Prosecutor say Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands asked for them not to seek the death penalty for the quadruple murderby WKSU's LYNDSEY SCHLEYReporterLyndsey Schley   Prosecutors are ... [Published WKSU - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the members of the Stark County ESC Board

Most of the people who make countywide decisions about education in Stark County spent decades working in public schools.The five members of the Stark County Educational Service Center board have a combined 116 years of experience as teachers and administrators ... [Published Canton Repository - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

G. Sagrilla, J. Schumann

_ IRONDALE - Robert and Cynthia Sagrilla of Irondale have announced the engagement of their daughter, Gina Sagrilla of Norfolk, Va., to Jonathan Schumann, also of Norfolk and the son of Michael and Ronette Schumann of Richmond, Ky. The bride-to-be is ... [Published Steubenville Herald-Star - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

New president boosts University of Akron's financial mood

Scarborough's reputation as astute financial mind already paying dividendsJuly 27, 2014 4:30 AMREBECCA R. MARKOVITZ»  University of Akron president-elect Scott L. Scarborough talks about the tough work ahead Scott Scarborough's name doesn't carry the ... [Published Crains Cleveland Business - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Academic Notes: Wakeman student selected for state government program

COLUMBUS — Adam Beckler of Wakeman has been selected to participate in the 2015 Ohio Legislative Service Commission Legislative Fellowship Program.This nationally recognized and highly competitive program provides first-hand experience in state government. ... [Published Lorain Morning Journal - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Phantoms follow specific concussion protocols

By JOE CATULLO Jr.TheNewsOutlet.orgYOUNGSTOWNAs soon as a player for the Youngstown Phantoms is diagnosed with a concussion, certain protocols kick in.“If there is even a thought [of a concussion], we shut them down immediately. It’s something we will ... [Published Vindy.com - Jul 27 2014]

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"I don't want to say we're losing the war on drugs but we are way way behind," Council President Gary Monneypenny said. "Incarceration is not always the answer, nor is it the solution."
"If it's legitimate, absolutely. Check them." said Sabo. "But let's all work together. Let's not be rude about it. Let's not come into the middle of service where we have to slow down."
""LeBron has always remained dedicated to Akron and his Wheels for Education kids. Our entire community is happy to celebrate with him and welcome him back to his hometown, Akron Ohio," said Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic. "We plan to do that in a big way by celebrating those aspects of our community that LeBron himself values most." Mayor Plusquellic also said that the event has received strong community support from Akron General, the City's lead sponsor for the event, as well as Bridgestone Americas, Inc., FirstEnergy Corp., Summa Health System, GoJo, Akron Children's Hospital, and FirstMerit Bank, all of whom have made contributions to support the August 8 event."
...the community event marking LeBron James' return to his hometown, all available tickets sold out within hours of their release," the release said. "The City of Akron wants to thank everyone for its enthusiastic support for what is sure to be a memorable event!"

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Harold Roudebush Jr., 54, Rittman [Published Wooster Daily Record - 9 hours ago]
Local coaches stress technique to combat concus... [Published Vindy.com - 13 hours ago]
Perry teacher past 'life-threatening stage' [Published Canton Repository - 14 hours ago]
University of Akron President Calls Higher Educ... [Published IdeaStream - 15 hours ago]
Driving STEM Forward [Published ASME - 18 hours ago]
Heroin, proposed arena and hotel on city counci... [Published Cleveland.com - 19 hours ago]
A Conversation With New University Of Akron Pre... [Published IdeaStream - 20 hours ago]
UPDATE LeBron's Welcome Home Tickets Sell Out [Published Akron News Now - 22 hours ago]
LeBron James homecoming tickets sold out [Published Cleveland.com - 22 hours ago]
Whitemyer Advertising announces new hires [Published New Philadelphia Times-Reporter - 22 hours ago]
Welcome Home rally set for LeBron James [Published Elyria Chronicle Telegram - Jul 28 2014]
Summit prosecutors ask for judge's removal in d... [Published WKSU - Jul 28 2014]
The Akron Beacon Journal Local History column [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 28 2014]
Schools increasing use of athletic trainers to ... [Published Vindy.com - Jul 28 2014]
Area lawmakers fill large war chests [Published Toledoblade.com - Jul 28 2014]
Meet the members of the Stark County ESC Board [Published Canton Repository - Jul 28 2014]
Daughter rides in motorcycle benefit for mother... [Published PennLive.com - Jul 28 2014]
G. Sagrilla, J. Schumann [Published Steubenville Herald-Star - Jul 27 2014]
HOF Court members Lisa and Kim Dale [Published Canton Repository - Jul 27 2014]
New president boosts University of Akron's fina... [Published Crains Cleveland Business - Jul 27 2014]
Academic Notes: Wakeman student selected for st... [Published Lorain Morning Journal - Jul 27 2014]
Phantoms follow specific concussion protocols [Published Vindy.com - Jul 27 2014]
Helmet effectiveness comes down to fit [Published Vindy.com - Jul 27 2014]
The future … Director-elect ready for new oppor... [Published Courier Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
Lake Erie WaterFest is a beach party with a cau... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 26 2014]
Springer, Pyciak had goals to play in OVAC game [Published Steubenville Herald-Star - Jul 26 2014]
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Fitch Rates University of Akron, OH's Revenue B... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Jul 17 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to approximately $28.8 million University of Akron (UA) general receipts bonds, series 2014A (the bonds), which are expected to sell via negotiation the week of July 28. Proceeds of ...
Fitch Rates University of Akron, OH's Revenue B... [Published Business Wire Education News - Jul 17 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to approximately $28.8 million University of Akron (UA) general receipts bonds, series 2014A (the bonds), which are expected to sell via negotiation the week of July 28. Proceeds of ...
Strathmore’s Who’s Who Honors Ashok Dutt as a P... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 16 2014]
Hudson, OH, July 16, 2014 --( PR.com )-- About Ashok Dutt Dr. Ashok Dutt is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Akron. Dr. Dutt received his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Patna in India and earned a Diploma in Comprehensive Planning ...
Agilysys Eatec® System Enhances Efficiency at U... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Jul 02 2014]
ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software and services, today announced that the University of Akron Dining Services in Akron, Ohio, has selected the ...
Agilysys Eatec® System Enhances Efficiency at U... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Jul 02 2014]
ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software and services, today announced that the University of Akron Dining Services in Akron, Ohio, has selected the ...
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