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47 results for “kent state university”

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State of the Family

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Celebration. Communication. Community. The LeBron James Family Foundation’s first-ever State of the Family was all about coming together and sharing where we are and where we’re going on our journey to create change...

Greatness Continues

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While our younger kids got to work in the pool, our older I PROMISE students turned up their learning on land with the kickoff of the second annual Flash P’ACT experience at Kent State University.

Brains and a Break

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Our I PROMISE 4th grade students are getting that hands-on experience, thanks to a series of special visits from a group of medical students out of Ohio State University.

23 Big Dreams: Brett Coole

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The incoming 8th grader at Hyre CLC in Akron paced back and forth as he intently watched every play...

We Are Zips

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LeBron, The Foundation, and The University of Akron have committed to a long term partnership that will, at the least, see nine classes of Wheels for Education and Akron I PROMISE Network students...

23 Big Dreams: Alissa McCullough

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As a proud member of the LeBron James Family Foundation’s Akron I PROMISE Network, Arlissa embodies the spirit, the fight, and the determination that Akron has become known for.

Partnering For Our Kids

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Sparking Hope

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Three years ago, LeBron and The University of Akron (UA) announced a groundbreaking, never-been-done-before partnership...

General Elective

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This fall, LeBron, the Foundation, and The University of Akron’s LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education (LJFFCOE) are giving new life to the term "General Elective."

LeBron James Arena Update: May 31

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The bleachers are gone and the floor is being removed. The numerous State Championship banners are being taken down...

A V.I.PROMISE Performance

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As they entered the lobby of The University of Akron’s E.J. Thomas Hall, LeBron’s 4th grade I PROMISE students and their families left reality for a few hours...

A Visit From The First Lady

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On Wednesday, October 21, the First Lady, Michelle Obama, took to the podium in front of the same audience...

23 Big Dreams: Arsean McCullough

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What does it feel like when you’re told you may not be able to chase your dreams? What is that moment like when everything you envision for your future is ripped away, if only for a moment?

Just Cling It! Official Rules

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No Purchase Necessary. The LeBron James Family Foundation Sweepstakes ("Contest") is open to residents the State of Ohio who are...

LJFF & UA Mentorship Program Expands

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On a recent cold and cloudy Akron afternoon, passionate and excited University of Akron student mentors arrived at Innes Middle School...

Caroling In Concert at The University of Akron

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Separated, they’re five letters; yet together, those same five letters represent a powerful, innovative, and passionate community.

Hot Off The Presses: A Heartfelt Thank You

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If you caught a copy of last Sunday’s Akron Beacon Journal, you may have seen a spread of hundreds of smiling faces staring back at you.

23 Big Dreams: Cameron & Carlissa Robinson

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The 13-year-old twins from Jennings Middle School already have a clear vision for the family restaurant they want to open and operate in Akron...

I PROMISE Mentors | 3rd Semester Complete

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Midway through the lively celebration in Litchfield CLC’s cafeteria, our mentors and mentees took center stage...

23 Big Dreams: Miah Massey

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When Miah entered third grade, she entered the LeBron James Family Foundation’s original class of "Wheels for Education" students. With this added layer of support, Miah’s confidence...

23 Big Dreams: Lamar Dampier

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If this story sounds familiar, it’s because it is. As a young boy, LeBron James used to walk the streets of Akron carrying two of his most prized possessions...

23 Big Dreams: Jamil Wright

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There’s something about exploring the way things work that makes Jamil Wright tick...

UA and LeBron Make A PROMISE

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Their eyes and spirits fresh with the amazement of a day spent at Cedar Point, LeBron and his kids sprang to attention as the video cameras came to life...

23 Big Dreams: Wilfred Steadman

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As the young boy sat and stared at the world map hanging in front of the classroom of his Akron public school, he felt a wave of emotions as his eyes scanned for the place he was born.

Behind The Scenes With Bridgestone

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With its towering glass walls and state-of-the-art technology at every turn, the Bridgestone Technical Center is a modern day marvel.

LeBron Message | All-Stars

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Hey guys! I hope everyone’s been staying warm and enjoying all this snow...

LeBron Message | Team LeBron

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Yo! We’re Team LeBron, right??

AIPN: Dream Big

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I am finally back home after being away for a couple of games and man I couldn’t be more excited! Now, I heard some of you got to meet with the new University of Akron President…

Chase: Champion and Presenting Partner

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Meaningful and lasting change cannot be created alone. But with partners like Chase, real change is possible.

I PROMISE Mentor Program

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Motivated by 1,127 incredible lives, we are passionate about the metric of growth.

Called To Order: The Bureau Convenes

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In total, over 100 years of higher education experience converged in Akron as Bureau members Paul Herold, Dr. Brandi Hephner LaBanc, Dr. Brian Hemphill, and its newest member, Dr. Scott Scarborough, held their first team meeting.

I PROMISE Mentor Program | Spring 2017

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The I PROMISE Mentor program is serving our kids for the third straight semester.

I PROMISE Secondary | Capes of Courage

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As a cool haze fell over Akron on Saturday, a buzz began to flow from within the bare walls of a corner space on the third floor of Akron’s Infocision Stadium...

Kaulig Companies Announces Partnership with LJFF

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Kaulig Companies Media Lab in the Upcoming I PROMISE School Will Ignite Students’ Imaginations with Hands-On Learning Opportunities and State-of-the-Art Technology...

23 Big Dreams: Galaxie Quinn

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For incoming fifth grader Galaxie Quinn, who has all of that and more, it’s her selfless disposition and poised determination...

330's Morse Shines In Irish Win

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Kaitlyn Morse, a junior at St. Vincent - St. Mary High School and a 330 Ambassador, recorded an assist in a hard fought victory over Kent...

STATE CHAMPIONS

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I PROMISE Network member and LeBron’s alma mater, St. Vincent-St. Mary captured...

LeBron's 4th Graders Visit The Akron Symphony Orchestra

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Though a passionate purveyor of music, it took a fateful date with his wife to see the Cleveland Orchestra’s Christmas Concert...

LAB Community Highlight: Willie

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Willie and LeBron cultivated a lifelong friendship in the classrooms of STVM and on the court as they brought home three state titles for the Fighting Irish!

WFE: Dream Big

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I am finally back home after being away for a couple of games and man I couldn’t be more excited! Now, I heard some of you got to meet with the new University of Akron President…

23 Big Dreams: Julia & Rosina Subba

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When Julia and Rosina Subba first arrived in Akron, Ohio, they did not speak a word of English.

Kent State Joins The Family Effort

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Bringing decades of college education and experience to the table, Kent State has stepped in and offered to help get LeBron’s kids college-ready in any way they can...

23 Big Dreams: Christian Presutti

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Considered something of a walking encyclopedia by his friends and family, Christian is a true science whiz.

Steel Drums at The University of Akron

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What could be better than dinner and a concert on a Saturday night? A dinner and a concert with Mr. LeBron’s Wheels for Ed (WFE) kids, that’s what!

A PROMISE To Your Community

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I heard you guys had a special day at The University of Akron's Homecoming. A little snow, rain, hail and sun didn’t stop you guys from making...

Hometown Hall Brings The Heat

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As a hip new version of the familiar, old school anthem filled Firestone CLC’s gymnasium, I Promise students and parents from the Firestone cluster...

Expanding Our Reach

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On Tuesday, Professor Greer, his mentors, and the Foundation held a special meet and greet for Mentee parents...