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 »

Alumni Engagement, UT Foundation, Development, and Special Events offices moving to Dorr Street

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

Thanks to a generous gift from Welltower Inc., The University of Toledo Alumni Engagement office—along with several other University offices and departments—are moving this winter to a new location on Dorr Street. As of Jan. 3, the UT Foundation offices will be relocated to the new Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement, 4510 Dorr St., […] Read more »

Calling all UT alumni book authors!

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

The University Libraries would like to celebrate the publication of alumni books by adding them to the Libraries’ collection. Alumni book authors are invited to complete the following form to provide the University Libraries with information about their published books: http://www.utoledo.edu/library/alumniauthors.html Books will be cataloged and made searchable in the University Libraries online catalog at http://utmost.cl.utoledo.edu/search.  […] Read more »

Finding fraternity at UT

November 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Veterans, Gold Stars carry on and remember the fallen By Laurie B. Davis Veronica Mora says she belongs to a community to which no one wants to belong. She’s a Gold Star, a survivor of a loved one who paid the ultimate price in service to the country. Mora is a Gold Star wife. Her […] Read more »

Man on a mission

November 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Medical student approaches goals with moxie and modesty By Laurie B. Davis First-year, University of Toledo medical student Tony Mitchell always wanted to be a pilot. “I saw “Top Gun” at too early of an age; I think I saw it when I was about 2 ½,” he quips. The 1986 film starring Tom Cruise […] Read more »

Hugely successful Day of Giving raises awareness, funding for UT programs

November 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

by Laurie B. Davis The number of donors who participated in the second annual University of Toledo Day of Giving on Oct. 16-17 more than doubled last year’s participation, with 3,156 donors giving this year. Alumni and friends, faculty and staff members, and students came together to support Rocket Forward: You Launch Lives, contributing a […] Read more »

Trick play scores love of a lifetime for UT alumni

November 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Vicki L. Kroll It’s not something you see every day: A baseball player striding to the Rocket logo in the center of the Glass Bowl and hitting it out of the stadium. But that’s exactly what Josh Johnson did. With the help of Rocky and Rocksy, the former UT outfielder surprised his girlfriend, Cara […] Read more »

Medical Research Society advances UT science

October 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Targeted molecules may one day treat disease without side effects By Laurie B. Davis Some of the most common maladies — like cancer that can consume one’s body in metastasis, or asthma and diabetes, chronic conditions that can cause lifelong health problems — may one day be treated with a tiny molecule developed with the […] Read more »

Changing Goals

October 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Young stroke patient’s recovery inspires a new academic path By Laurie B. Davis Some lunch from Chick-fil-A, some Frisbee at Wildwood Preserve with friends, and even a spin on a merry-go-round at the park’s playground. It was a typical Saturday for Cullen O’Connor, and this Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, was no different. Life was good […] Read more »

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