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FREE Akron Orientation for Wayne Students - Aug. 9

This program includes a campus tour, information sessions, answers to all your questions and much more. Guests are welcome to attend.

Students interested in the Akron Orientation program will need to R.S.V.P. to the Student Services office at 330-684-8900 or contact Jackie Ashbaugh, Coordinator of Student Activities, at or in the office, SLB-119.


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Wayne News

Smucker Family to Triple Size of Scholarship Fund

In a move that continues its legacy of generous support for higher education in Wayne County, the Smucker family today announced it will increase the size of a scholarship that benefits students at The University of Akron’s Wayne College to one million dollars.


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Wayne College Awards Posthumous Distinguished Alum Award

The University of Akron Wayne College Alumni Association has awarded a posthumous Distinguished Alumni Award for 2016 to Lt. Col. Michael Landers. The award will be accepted at the College’s annual graduate recognition ceremony on Fri., May 13 by Landers’ wife, Lisa.


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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!

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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