Press Club names scholarship for Russ Pry, adds two scholarships

The Akron Press Club has named a scholarship to honor the memory of Summit County Executive Russ Pry, who died in office in 2016. Also, two additional scholarships will be awarded by the Press Club through the generosity of Dr. … Continue reading

Para Jones to speak at Akron Press Club April 19

Stark State College President Dr. Para Jones will speak at the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, April 19. Lunch will begin at 11:45 a.m. and the program will follow. There will be the opportunity for questions. Jones became Stark State … Continue reading

Superintendent David James to deliver State of Akron Schools speech Feb. 15

Superintendent David James will discuss the state of Akron Public Schools at the Akron Press Club’s luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 15. There will be the opportunity for questions following the speech. As superintendent, James is responsible for more than 20,000 … Continue reading

University of Akron President Matthew Wilson to speak Jan. 18

University of Akron President Matthew Wilson will speak at the Akron Press Club on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Lunch will be at 11:45 a.m., and the program will follow. There will be the opportunity for questions. Wilson became the university’s … Continue reading

Panel to discuss the Your Vote Ohio media project Nov. 16

Ohio media collaborated in an unprecedented project during an unprecedented political year to give voters a voice in how the presidential elections were covered. The “Your Vote Ohio” media project will be the subject of a panel discussion at the … Continue reading

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