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Joe Robinson Saturday, March 21

Wayne College is excited to announce the amazing Joe Robinson is returning for an encore performance March 21, following his soldout show here in 2013. Look for tickets to go on sale in January.


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Wayne News

Technology Opens New Musical Frontier for Rittman Man

(Paul Locher, the Daily Record, Published 11/30/14)

Josh Baker has had a lifelong yearning to play the guitar. Unfortunately, the 21-year-old Rittman man was born with a deformity of his right hand that gave him only a thumb and an undeveloped finger, with the result he was unable to grasp a thin guitar pick.


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Wayne College Alumni Association Seeks Distinguished Alumni Nominations

The University of Akron Wayne College Alumni Association seeks nominations for its 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award. Nominees must have earned at least 30 credit hours at Wayne College in Orrville or at the Holmes Campus in Millersburg. This year’s recipient was Karl Stroh, the College’s first graduate, who was awarded the recognition posthumously, following his passing earlier in the year.


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Upcoming Activities

Upcoming Schedule:

December 25 - January 2, 2015: University Closed

Classes resume January 12, 2015

Have a safe and happy holiday season!


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