The University Park Alliance (UPA) presented 12 community
engagement and real estate development awards on April 18, 2007
to Akron-area community leaders and service agencies, and University
of Akron students and faculty. The annual UPA awards, sponsored
by Dominion East Ohio, recognize outstanding community members,
businesses, institutions, service agencies, and UA students, faculty
and staff for their contributions to the revitalization of the
University Park neighborhoods surrounding the university.