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SEI Partner AMHA Earns National Recognition

AMHA's Touch-a-Truck event on July 21 focused on Summit Education Initiative’s 16 for Success, which includes topics that are also in line with the Parents as Teachers evidence-based curriculum that AMHA’s Early Childhood Initiative is utilizing in homes. Read more about AMHA's event and recent national recognition in this story from The Akronist. READ MORE»

Following Through

John McNerney began experimenting with art in high school. He dabbled in architecture and design classes and dreamed of someday being an interior designer. As someone who grew up poor, McNerney never loved his living conditions; that ignited his desire to change his environment. Read more about his experience coming back to college in this post. READ MORE»

Coming Back with Confidence

After spending 15 years in the workforce and earning a six-figure salary, Jason Miller decided he wanted to go back to school. He was a financial manager at a car dealership and itching to return to college. The four semesters he spent as a late teen working up to only a 1.5 GPA hadn’t gotten him very far. Read more about his story in this post. READ MORE»

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»