BE INSPIRED by your professors and by your high-achieving classmates, who come from a variety of backgrounds and possess broad academic interests and achievements, inside the special intellectual community that is UA's Williams Honors College.
First year admission to the WHC is now open through the UA admissions process.
See all that Akron offers at Fall Visit Day on Saturday, Oct. 19. Or attend a daily campus tour Monday through Friday and select Saturdays.
Open only to incoming Honors Scholars, this half-day event will let you hear from recent Honors grads already in established careers, participate in exercises designed the build your own leadership skills, and more.
Dr. Janet Kavandi visited our campus June 20, she spoke about her position at NASA where she is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the activities required in accomplishing the missions assigned to the center. Before coming to Glenn, Dr. Kavandi worked at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, where she served as the Director of Flight Crew Operations.
Dear Williams Honors Students,
I wanted to make you aware of all of the great things going on in and around the Williams Honors College. I encourage you to take advantage of these great opportunities. Read more.
GREGORY BROWN credits UA and the Williams Honors College for developing his "engineering vision," the ability to see the greater implications of the profession and its real-world applications.
The College Credit Plus Honors Academy is for high school juniors and seniors to get an even bigger head start to their college careers.
The College Credit Plus program was created by the Ohio Legislature to allow students in grades 7-12 to enroll in a college or university to earn both college credit and credit for their classes, tuition free.
Our college fosters a sense of community for high-achieving, self-motivated students through:
During a weeklong tour, the students explored the country and its legal system. Full story.
The Williams Honors College is proud to be the home of The University of Akron’s new esports varsity and club programs. (Team members may be, but do not have to be, honors students.) Learn more.