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Empowering Zips to be Strong Ambassadors

UCM is working to equip University of Akron employees with the information needed to be strong ambassadors of our institution. To achieve this goal, we have several initiatives underway, including several tip sheets to help employees navigate interviews with the media, tell their stories well, present to prospective students and manage social media.


UA’s new commercial began airing and streaming on Sept. 19, 2022, in Northeast Ohio, Central Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. The ads will run during morning and evening local and national news, prime time, late night and during select college football and NFL games.

View the general awareness spot.

UA’s episode of The College Tour is now streaming. The College Tour introduces viewers anywhere in the world to The University of Akron through the lens of diverse undergraduate students, each telling their authentic story in their own words.

View The College Tour episode.

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Tammy Ewin, vice president of communication and marketing at The University of AkronTammy Ewin, UA's vice president, chief communication and marketing officer, manages a team of professionals responsible for media relations, marketing communications, advertising, social media, and internal and digital communications.

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