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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

Debra Johanyak, book author, encourages women to be clear in her new book, "Say What You Really Mean!"

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s outspoken style has done little to boost her popularity. She’s among the least-liked leaders in Congress, according to the Washington Examiner. No wonder women don’t often speak their minds. Those who do tend to come across as pushy and brash, says Debra Johanyak, Ph.D., professor of English at The University of Akron Wayne College. Johanyak hopes to squelch these stereotypes and guide women to speak more directly through her new book, "Say What You Really Mean!" (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014).


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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

The College will be open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday - Friday (closed Sat. & Sun.)
Spring Break week (March 23-29)

Congratulations to our 2014-2015 ORCC
Honorable Mention All-Conference Team Member!



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Welcome, Veterans

The Akron campus Military Services Center is located in Simmons Hall 120 (map) and is available to assist you from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You are also welcome to contact them by telephone at 330-972-7838 or by email at Wayne College’s school certifying official for veterans, Barb Caillet, is located in the Student Services Center at Wayne College and can be reached at 330-684-8935 or by email at


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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!

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The University of Akron Wayne College

1901 Smucker Road, Orrville, OH 44667
Phone: 330-683-2010
Toll Free: 1-800-221-8308
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