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CEOs for Cities Recognizes Akron for Achieving 20 Percent Increase in College Degrees Awarded Between 2009-10 and 2012-13

CEOs for Cities awarded its Talent Dividend Prize of $1 million to the Akron metropolitan community in Northeast Ohio. The community earned the prize, over 56 other regions, by showing the greatest increase in the awarding of college degrees between 2009-10 and 2012-13. The Akron community produced 2,139 more college degrees during that period, an increase of 20 percent. Five additional communities received awards for their accomplishments around increased attainment. Read more >