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Community Invited to First Comeback2College Event

A comeback movement is taking shape in Summit County. Individuals interested in going back to college—or attending for the first time—are invited to attend Summit Education Initiative’s first Comeback2College event on July 21. This free event will bring Scott Roberts from The University of Akron’s Adult Focus to share information about degrees and high-value credentials attendees may pursue to help advance their careers. READ MORE»

Leppo and Williams Join Board of Directors

Summit Education Initiative (SEI) gains valuable insight and a variety of professional and community experience with the addition of two members to its Board of Directors. During the Board of Directors’ annual meeting on June 8, members voted to accept the requests of Glenn Leppo and John Williams to join the board. The total number of members on SEI’s Board of Directors is now 22. Read more about our newest board members in this story. READ MORE»

Recent Funding Allows SEI to Retain Projects and Acquire Others

Summit Education Initiative (SEI) appreciates the support we receive from local businesses and organizations in Summit County. We thank the American Institute of Mathematics, The Mary S. & David C. Corbin Foundation and United Way of Summit County for their most recent financial contributions to SEI. Read more to learn about the projects their funding helps provide. READ MORE»

This City Reads! Brings Students and Veterans on the Field

It’s summer break, but some local kids had a ball Wednesday with reading. Summit Education Initiative, along with The University of Akron Center for Literacy and Akron-Summit County Public Library, held their annual This City Reads! Night during the RubberDucks game Wednesday against the Erie SeaWolves at Canal Park in Akron. Read more about This City Reads! Night in this story from the Akron Beacon Journal. READ MORE»