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Visit Wayne College!

Visit Wayne CollegeLearn about Wayne College admissions, course offerings and financial aid. Group Visits are held the second Monday of the month at 6 p.m. in our Student Life Building.

• Monday, May 12

To schedule a Personal Visit or to attend one of our Group Visits, please contact our Student Services Center at 330-684-8900 or 1-800-221-8308, ext. 8900.


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Wayne News

3D Printer Grant from Laura B. Frick - PNC Bank Helps Wayne College Students Apply Knowledge

A 3D printer recently purchased by The University of Akron Wayne College is facilitating real-world application of what students learn in the classroom.

The 3D printer, purchased with a grant from The Laura B. Frick Charitable Trust – PNC Bank Trustee, is currently being used by students in the College’s engineering program. Students who in the past created 3D images to submit as class assignments are now producing and submitting actual objects instead. According to Wayne College’s interim dean and engineering professor, Dan Deckler, the printer has created a buzz among students who are now often found spending their free time in the 3D printing lab.


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UA Wayne College Earns ‘Military Friendly’ Designation

The University of Akron Wayne College’s efforts on behalf of returning military veterans seeking college educations have been honored by G.I. Jobs magazine for 2014. The ‘Military Friendly School’ designation, which places UA Wayne College in the top 20 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide, shows a commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students.

“We have over 60 veterans on our campus under the G.I. Bill this year and we’re committed to helping them succeed,” said Melissa Triplett, student services counselor and veterans certifying official for UA Wayne College.


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Wayne College Founder's Legacy Is Bright

Swarovski Chandeliers Deb MolnarTwo Swarovski Chandeliers Available at Wooster Rotary Auction

People who knew the late Norma Jean Amstutz probably remember her as a founding leader of Wayne College – someone who was passionate about establishing a college in Orrville. They might also remember that she was passionate about collecting glassware, such as the spectacular crystal chandelier that sparkled in her dining room. On Saturday, April 5, those two passions came together as chandeliers from the Amstutz estate were sold at the Wooster Rotary Auction with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Wayne College.


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Earn a Principalship Degree

The University of Akron’s master’s degree in the principalship is now available at Wayne College via real-time distance learning technology!  This degree prepares graduates for employment in public, private, correctional, community and alternative schools as site-based principals and assistant principals.

• 30-credit hour degree with an additional 12 post-master’s hours for licensure.

• Teachers may qualify for an innovative incentive that will award up to $2,000 in tuition scholarships.

For more information please contact Kelly Chaff at and put “Principalship” in the subject line.

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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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