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Staff report

Spring 2016 University of Akron Graduates

AKRON — Congratulations to over 2,580 students for earning their degree. In all, the 3,031 candidates from 35 states and 17 countries earned 40 doctoral degrees; 92 juris doctor degrees; 675 master’s degrees; 894 bachelor’s degrees; and 330 associate degrees.

Reegan Scott of Bucyrus (44820) earned Associate of Applied Science Criminal Just Tech – Pub Sfty

Makayla Tyree of Galion (44833) earned Bachelor of Science Mathematics

December Winbigler of Galion (44833) earned Bachelor of Business Admin. Finance – Corporate Finl Mgmt

The University of Akron (UA) is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a highly skilled workforce, and known for an innovative approach to higher education. With nearly 26,000 students and more than 300 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and law degree programs, UA offers career-focused and experiential learning that defines the polytechnic approach to education. From polymers and psychology, to engineering and integrated marketing communications, to education and choreography, UA brings together various disciplines in ways that provide students with life-long skills, internships and co-ops, opportunities for academic research, study abroad, on-campus student employment and service projects designed for diverse groups of learners, including full-time, part-time and on-line students, veterans, and adults returning to the classroom.

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