Press Releases

Project GRAD Akron to host 4th Annual March GRADness fundraiser 

March 01, 2018
Project GRAD Akron will sponsor our Fourth Annual March GRADness fundraiser on Monday, April 2, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Greystone Hall, 103 S. High Street,... Read More
 

Project GRAD Akron to host 13th Annual Breakfast and Educational Fun with Santa 

November 10, 2017
AKRON, OH – Project GRAD Akron is hosting the 13th Annual Breakfast and Educational Fun with Santa on Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until Noon, at a new location... Read More
 

Project GRAD Akron seeking GRAD Mentors! Impact a Student's Future. 

June 26, 2017
AKRON, OHIO – Project GRAD Akron has received grant funding from The Ohio Department of Education’s Community Connectors to continue with year three of the GRAD Mentors!... Read More
 

Project GRAD Akron registering students for 2017 Bridge to Kindergarten Summer Academy 

May 25, 2017
Project GRAD Akron is accepting applications for its Ninth Annual Bridge to Kindergarten Program for students entering kindergarten in the fall of 2017. Students entering... Read More
 

Project GRAD Akron Seeking Nominations for Buchtel Alumni Awards 

April 19, 2017
(Akron, Ohio). Project GRAD Akron will host its Annual Achieving Dreams Celebration on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Greystone Hall, 103 S. High Street, Akron, Ohio. In the... Read More
 

Project GRAD Akron's Executive Director to Keynote Law School Dinner 

March 01, 2017
(Akron, Ohio). The University of Akron Chapter of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) will host their Annual Scholarship Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 15, 2017. The... Read More
 

“Project GRAD Akron to sponsor 3rd Annual March GRADness Fundraiser” 

March 01, 2017
Please join Project GRAD Akron for our Third Annual March GRADness, a casual fundraiser to benefit our College Access Programs and Scholarship Fund. March GRADness will be held ... Read More
 

Welcome New Board Members! 

July 29, 2016
Please join us in welcoming Project GRAD Akron's newest Board members: Barbara A. Feld (Emeritus Executive Director for Tuesday Musical Association), Fedearia... Read More
 

2016 Bridge to Kindergarten Summer Academy 

July 10, 2016
(Akron, Ohio) “Project GRAD Akron registering students for 2016 Bridge to Kindergarten Summer Academy” Project GRAD Akron is accepting applications for its Eighth... Read More
 

“Project GRAD Akron to sponsor 2nd Annual March GRADness Fundraiser” 

March 17, 2016
“Project GRAD Akron to sponsor 2nd Annual March GRADness Fundraiser” On Monday, April 4, 2016, Project GRAD Akron will host its second annual March GRADness, a spring... Read More
 
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Testimonials

“It is a pleasure working with Project GRAD Akron and AT&T is committed to Project GRAD’s mission. Your mission coincides with the philanthropic goals of the AT&T Foundation. We, too, want to increase the graduation rates of *****

Margaret Williams
Director of External Affairs, AT&T

“All the kids that I’ve run into at Buchtel High School that are a part of Project GRAD Akron have been really sharp.”

Dr. Rich Londraville
Associate Professor of Biology, UA

“I think we should put Project GRAD in more schools.”

Senior

“I think the community views it as a good thing because my mom made me come to Buchtel basically because of Project GRAD.”

Senior

 
 
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