Men’s basketball captains help keep team’s sights on ‘3/14’

December 11th, 2019 | Comments Off on Men’s basketball captains help keep team’s sights on ‘3/14’ | Posted in The Rockets

By Steven Easton Following two extremely successful seasons, Head Coach Tod Kowalczyk and his Rocket Basketball program are thirsting for more. Toledo has won 48 games the past two seasons en route to capturing a pair of Mid-American Conference West Division titles and earning an at-large bid to the 2019 NIT Tournament. Even more impressive […] Read more »

Toledo looks for second MAC crown in past four years

December 11th, 2019 | Comments Off on Toledo looks for second MAC crown in past four years | Posted in The Rockets

By Brian DeBenedictis Toledo women’s basketball has restocked its roster and will look to secure another Mid-American Conference championship in 2019-20. “Post-season play is our expectation every year,” said Head Coach Tricia Cullop, who last year became the winningest coach in program history. “I’m proud of the fact that we’ve held our own against some […] Read more »

Toledo’s Luke Knapke stands tall as center, but also hits net from perimeter

December 11th, 2019 | Comments Off on Toledo’s Luke Knapke stands tall as center, but also hits net from perimeter | Posted in The Rockets

Don’t let looks deceive you. Luke Knapke is not your typical seven-footer. Yes, he swats away opponents’ shots with regularity, holding Toledo’s record for career blocks (162). And true, he has been one of the Rockets’ leading rebounders throughout his career, something you would expect from someone who stands 6-foot-11 and weighs 245 pounds. But […] Read more »

Coach Cullop and Rockets bring Mariella Santucci home

December 11th, 2019 | Comments Off on Coach Cullop and Rockets bring Mariella Santucci home | Posted in The Rockets

By Brian DeBenedictis Back in 2017, Tricia Cullop brought up an intriguing idea to a newcomer to the Rockets’ program. The Toledo women’s basketball coach asked then-freshman Mariella Santucci how she felt about the possibility of the Rockets taking a trip to Santucci’s home country of Italy. Coach Cullop explained that teams can take a […] Read more »

UToledo alumna powering opportunity for minorities in tech

December 11th, 2019 | Comments Off on UToledo alumna powering opportunity for minorities in tech | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Tyrel Linkhorn Irma Olguin Jr. is an unlikely tech leader, building a technology ecosystem in an equally unlikely place. As the co-founder and chief executive officer of Bitwise Industries in Fresno, Calif., Olguin is one of the leading forces in an effort to revive underdog cities by building a robust — and inclusive — […] Read more »

Your alma mater

December 11th, 2019 | Comments Off on Your alma mater | Posted in Your Alma Mater

Rockets are Empowering Change As we enjoy the holiday season, this is a perfect time to thank you for choosing UToledo for your education – and for helping to fuel our continued success and momentum. Our campuses are excited to start 2020 strong, thanks to your support. I’m also thankful for the opportunity to lead […] Read more »

UToledo in the News

December 11th, 2019 | Comments Off on UToledo in the News | Posted in UToledo in the news

UToledo economic impact report says each opioid overdose death costs over $8 million Opioid epidemic has massive impact on local economy, UToledo researchers say Beyond the human toll of lost lives and depleted families, the opioid epidemic has caused massive economic losses in northwest Ohio, according to a new report from University of Toledo researchers. […] Read more »

Class Notes/In Memoriam

December 11th, 2019 | Comments Off on Class Notes/In Memoriam | Posted in Class notes/In memoriam

Please submit your class note to: Amanda.Schwartz@utoledo.edu Class Notes ’60s George Palovich (Ed ’60) and his wife, Janet Trisler, have been invited to show a retrospective of their artwork covering 50 years of creating and teaching art. The show will be on exhibit at the Peoria City Hall Art Gallery, Peoria, Ariz. The couple met […] Read more »

Connect with students and fellow alumni through RocketConnect

December 11th, 2019 | Comments Off on Connect with students and fellow alumni through RocketConnect | Posted in UT Technology

  The University of Toledo Alumni Association invites you to join RocketConnect, a new, complimentary mentoring and networking program. You will have the opportunity to help guide students and fellow alumni with questions about career paths, industries, graduate school choices, and much more in this online community. UToledo alumni from around the world in every […] Read more »

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