University of Akron awards degrees

AKRON — The University of Akron awarded more than 2,770 degrees to students during spring graduation 2015.

Local students receiving their degrees were Mason Hoying, of Russia, Bachelor of Science Biology; Amanda Smith, of Sidney, MA in Speech-Lang Path Speech – Language Pathology; Melissa Lozano, of Sidney, Bachelor of Arts Music – Arts; and Derek Nietfeld, of New Bremen, Associate of Applied Business Computer IS-Comp Mnt&Ntwk-Cisc and Bachelor of Science Computer IS – Networking.