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1 hr ago | The Medina Gazette

ACTa Spreparation classes available at Medina County Career Center

College-bound students planning to take the ACT will have two opportunities to enroll in preparation classes at the Medina County Career Center, 1101 W. Liberty St., Medina.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Medina, OH

9 hrs ago | The Review

Local kids take big awards at Stark County Fair

Tatianna Varner, 18, of Louisville, had more than 10 animals at the Junior Fair this year and still managed to win three major titles.

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Related Topix: Stark County, OH, Louisville, OH, Alliance, OH

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Ebola screening added to intake procedures for some U. of I. international students

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States, as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL, SUNY Buffalo, Mercer University, Liberty University

New York Daily News

College students being screened for Ebola as Senegal reports first case

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, Illinois, Mercer University, Liberty University

Cleveland.com

University of Akron's Center for the History of Psychology receives $3.5 million gift:...

The University of Akron's Center for the History of Psychology has been renamed the Drs.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Arizona State University, University of Nevada-Reno, Ohio, Wilberforce University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ohio.com

Zips football: UA opens with impressive win over Howard

The University of Akron football team left an impression at InfoCision Stadium Thursday night after beating Howard University 41-0 as quarterback Kyle Pohl flashed some potential and the Zips defense showed how dominating that it can be.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Howard University

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Greek Life on Campus

College classes are beginning for the fall semester and students will soon consider pledging fraternities and sororities on their respective campuses.

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Salem News

Dr. Joseph Emil Kupka

Dr. Joseph Emil Kupka, PhD, 86 of Howland died Monday afternoon, August 25, 2014 at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland.

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Related Topix: Salem, OH, US Military, US Navy, Kent State University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Douglas D. Deshuk

Douglas D. Deshuk, 49, of Dublin, died suddenly at his home Friday, August 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Lorain, OH

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Plain Dealer

University of Akron students, faculty and staff can ride free on Metro RTA

University of Akron students, faculty and staff can now ride free on Metro RTA by swiping their valid Zip Cards in the fare box.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Summit County, OH, Cleveland, OH

Ohio.com

UA enrollment down, but quality up

Parents and student volunteers at the University of Akron wait in line to help students move into their rooms in the Honors Hall on the North Quad during move-in week on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH

Mon Aug 25, 2014

DigitalKoans

Web Development Specialist at University of Akron

As the University Libraries Web Development Specialist you will be responsible for designing, writing, and editing complex web pages and templates, including those which incorporate media and forms.

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Cleveland.com

Man terrorizes, robs University of Akron frat house with a screwdriver

A man is accused of threatening a student with a screwdriver after walking into a fraternity house at the University of Akron and demanding $120.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH

WKYC-TV Cleveland

One-on-one with UA's new president

One-on-one with UA's new president Fall classes begin Monday for the University of Akron and this year the school is welcoming a new president.

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Related Topix: University of Toledo

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Erie Times News

Pollard caps 34 years as library volunteer

Mac Pollard's volunteer service is one for the books. He has served on the board of directors of the Friends of the Library for 34 years.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Erie, PA, Fairview, PA, Akron, PA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

MLive.com

Central Michigan University President George Ross, football Coach Dan ...

With thousands of Central Michigan University students watching, President George Ross had a bucket of ice water dumped on his head for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Central Michigan University, University of Toledo, Western Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University

West Side and South Side Leader

West Side Education News & Notes

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic and Summit County Executive Russ Pry will bring decades of practical political experience to the classroom as they team-teach "Practical Governing: The Buck Stops Here" this fall at The University of Akron .

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Related Topix: Summit County, OH, Buck, Ska, Akron, OH

Thu Aug 21, 2014

West Side and South Side Leader

West Side News & Notes

The Summit Metro Parks Board of Park Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting to discuss and vote on the possible expansion of the board from three to five commissioners.

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Related Topix: Summit County, OH, Cleveland, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Cleveland.com

LeBron James to soccer champs; Akron's best ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos

LeBron James did it on a boat. Kent State University President Beverly Warren gave a soaking-wet thumbs up after she did it.

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West Side and South Side Leader

County notes success of Gay Games

Summit County scored big Aug. 9-16, as more than 8,000 athletes and 25,000 spectators from around the globe gathered in Northeast Ohio to compete in or observe Gay Games 9. Gregg Mervis, president and CEO of the board of the Akron/Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau, said the event, held in Akron and Cleveland, had a positive impact on the local ... (more)

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Related Topix: Summit County, OH, Akron, OH, Cleveland, OH

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