Perseverance pays off

May 17th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Alumna Markie Miller speaks at U.N. on behalf of Lake Erie cause By Laurie B. Davis On Earth Day 2019, alumna and environmental activist Markie Miller (A/L’12) spoke at the United Nations’ opening session of the Ninth Interactive Dialogue of the General Assembly on Harmony with Nature. The invitation to speak offered an international stage […] Read more »

Tales of travel

May 17th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Amateur archaeologist, former CIA officer, stockbroker earns Pacemaker Award By Laurie B. Davis During his career, Ramon E. Gonzalez III (Bus.’61) spent many years traveling the world, collecting a curious array of encounters with politicians, presidents, an Orthodox patriarch, and one wild jaguar, among many others. He held a long conversation with Carlos Menem, a […] Read more »

Belated hooding

May 17th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Alumnus walks for graduation 44 years later “If you could do something you haven’t done, but you could do it now before you die, what would you do?” That familiar bucket list question was posed to Dr. Paul Benson (MEd ’65, PhD  ’75) while having a beer with a friend. “One of the things I […] Read more »

Boosting business ventures

April 19th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

UToledo incubator helps entrepreneurs reach beyond ideas By Laurie B. Davis Entrepreneurs are full of ideas. When they see problems, they want to solve them. If their solutions could potentially benefit thousands or millions of people, that’s when they see opportunity. A successful entrepreneur has learned that an idea is worth very little without, No. […] Read more »

UToledo innovates

April 19th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Opportunities abound to engage University entrepreneurs By Laurie B. Davis Think of a UToledo faculty member whose research focuses on curing a disease or adding value to people’s lives through a better drug therapy, a new medical device or a web application. At UToledo, that’s easy to do because University professors across many disciplines are […] Read more »

Take advantage of your UToledo Alumni Association membership benefits

April 19th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Joining your University of Toledo Alumni Association as a paid member connects you to your alma mater and your fellow classmates, and it allows you to take advantage of a multitude of benefits. There is a lot of value packed into the $35 single membership cost for one year, including savings for you at local […] Read more »

Freeing the enslaved

March 15th, 2019 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Expert on human trafficking seeks solutions to ‘human rights issue of our lifetime’ By Laurie B. Davis Dr. Celia Williamson (UTCTC ’83, A/S ’88), an internationally recognized advocate for victims of labor and sex trafficking, began her career on a different path in the early 1990s. She was a social worker in North Toledo then […] Read more »

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