624 Report: Profile on Urban Health and Competitiveness in Akron, Ohio February 17, 2016

Like many cities in the Midwest, Akron, Ohio has weathered a long-term decline in its traditional economic base and has had to reimagine its role in the twenty-first century economy. The city was long believed to have navigated this transition more successfully than many of its peers, but recent data analysis shows many troubling economic

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New leader is refueling county workforce engine October 26, 2015

Being an invited guest at the White House is pretty exciting. Being invited to the White House on President Barack Obama’s birthday is even more exciting. Better yet? It’s your birthday, too. Sue Lacy found herself in that enviable position on Aug. 4, when – as the new president of Summit Workforce Solutions – she represented Akron

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