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Campus Visit Day

It‘s all right here!
World-class professors are just one of the many great features all right here at The University of Akron Wayne College.
Come to our Campus Visit Day and find out all the reasons Wayne College is the place to be!

May 18
6:00 p.m. Student Life Building
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Wayne News

Wayne College Hires New Golf Coach

The University of Akron Wayne College announced former Medina High School golf coach Jeanne Pritchard has been named to lead the Wayne Warrior’s men’s golf team.

A legend in Medina County sports, Pritchard coached the Medina High School boys team for 18 years, taking them to the D-I state tournament seven times and placing in the top six on five occasions. She also had a 162-19 dual record and won nine league titles, five sectional crowns, two district championships, and 10 Medina County Gazette Coach of the Year awards before retiring in 2014.  She is responsible for starting the girls’ golf program at MHS in 1998 and qualifyied for state twice. She also coached two All-Ohio golfers in her career.


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UA Wayne Earns Military Friendly Designation

The University of Akron Wayne College is proud to announce it has been recognized with a Military Friendly Schools designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine. The recognition puts UA Wayne in the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities, and trade schools that are doing the most to ensure veteran success both inside the classroom and post-graduation.

“The transition from military to civilian life can be an adjustment,” said Barb Caillet, manager of student services and veterans certifying official at UA Wayne. “We provide the support services our military need to succeed as they prepare for new careers.” In many cases, a veteran’s military and service background can translate into academic credit.


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Upcoming Activities

Is your organization prepared for the ICD-10 transition?

As ICD-10 implementation approaches, getting up to speed on the new codes takes on new urgency. Preparation is key to avoiding lost revenue and workflow, regardless of the type of organization.
To help prepare your organization, Wayne College is offering two convenient courses this summer to ensure those who work with ICD-10 can easily navigate and use the code set.


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3D Printing and much more!

The entire faculty and staff at Wayne College would like to welcome you to the Wayne College community. Wayne College is situated in the midst of 160-acres of beautiful countryside in Orrville, Ohio. It is a modern, easy access, sprawling facility surrounded by walking trails, an aquatic area and athletic facilities.

The campus provides the benefits of a major university in a safe, relaxed atmosphere. The Student Life Building serves as a gathering place for student activities including clubs and organizations, visiting musical artists, speakers and exhibits. Within the state-of-the-art facility is a Barnes & Noble bookstore, the Market¬place Café, pool tables, flat screen televisions, and an outdoor patio area.

Most importantly, though, Wayne College is a place where students, teaching and learning are our top priorities. It is a place where faculty and staff are committed to the success of each student, a place where we will work together to help you reach your educational and personal goals.

We wish you all the best and look forward to meeting you!

The University of Akron

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Our students can choose from more than 200 undergraduate majors and area of study. Whether your dreams involve the stage, studio, classroom, laboratory or clinical setting, we'll provide the experiences and education to help make them a reality. Here, you will learn how to turn your aspirations into accomplishments, and your talents into tools to change the world.

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