Top Rocket Kaayla McIntyre is a finisher

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

By Brian DeBenedictis Toledo women’s basketball senior Kaayla McIntyre is a finisher. The 6-foot-2 center knows how to play in and around the basket with sheer precision. She currently ranks second in Mid-American Conference history with an overall 62.4 field-goal percentage, making 470 of 757 of her shots from the floor. “I have a lot […] Read more »

Top Rocket Nate Navigato shooting his way into record book

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

By Steve Easton When asked to describe senior Nate Navigato on the basketball court, the first word that most Rocket fans would probably use would be “shooter.” The 6-foot-8-inch, 225-pound forward has definitely earned that reputation as he inches closer to becoming the top three-point shooter in University of Toledo history. Navigato entered the 2018-19 […] Read more »

Women’s basketball preview

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

Toledo made its seventh post-season appearance in 10 years under head coach Tricia Cullop in 2017-18, advancing to the second round of the Postseason WNIT. The Rockets will look to build off last year’s postseason run in 2018-19 and seek to capture their second Mid-American Conference championship in the last three years. “Every year, our […] Read more »

Men’s basketball preview

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

After winning 23 games and advancing to the Mid-American Conference Championship Game last season, Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tod Kowalczyk and the Rockets’ goal for the 2018-19 campaign is simple: Win the conference title and advance to the NCAA Tournament. “I think we took some huge steps as far as establishing the culture and character […] Read more »

Q and A with Mona Al-Hayani, Ohio’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Mona Al-Hayani, better known as “Mrs. Al,” has earned the title of Ohio’s 2019 Teacher of the Year. A Toledo native, Al-Hayani (A/S ‘94, MEd ’99) teaches history at Toledo Early College High School. She will represent the state of Ohio in the 2019 National Teacher of the Year selection sponsored by the Council of […] Read more »

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority celebrates 90 years on campus

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Bailey Sparks Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. was founded at Howard University Jan. 15, 1908, and is the oldest Greek letter organization established by African-American women. Since then, it has become an international service organization, hosting graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Liberia, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Dubai, […] Read more »

Swartzbergs honor their fathers and support Boy Scouts through UT scholarship

December 11th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

The Boy Scout Law notes, among other things, that Scouts are trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous and kind. For Barry Swartzberg (Bus ’71) and Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg (UTCTC ’83, Univ Coll ’85, A/S ’89, HS ’06), those characteristics indicate an individual especially deserving of a college scholarship. With this in mind, the Swartzberg family […] Read more »

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