It’s a family affair

November 19th, 2019 | Comments Off on It’s a family affair | Posted in From Our Alumni

Generations of Rockets continue long tradition of education at UToledo by Laurie B. Davis Doug Ligibel grew up just steps away from The University of Toledo campus. His family — mom, Patricia; dad, Richard; and siblings, David and Deborah — lived in Old Orchard. “We would run the campus as kids. It was just two […] Read more »

UToledo Alumna Recognized as Advocate for Pharmacists

November 19th, 2019 | Comments Off on UToledo Alumna Recognized as Advocate for Pharmacists | Posted in From Our Alumni

by Laurie B. Davis Dr. Krystalyn Weaver (Pharm ’10, Pharm Ph.D. ’12) was passionate about pharmacy, but it was the advocacy opportunities she gained in her student leadership roles at The University of Toledo that helped guide her to a career focused on how government policy affects practicing pharmacists. A self-described shy kid when she […] Read more »

American Dream Comes True

November 19th, 2019 | Comments Off on American Dream Comes True | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Yixing Chen (MPH ’11) In 1989, my father, Zhong Chen, who was a professor in academia, was under pressure due to political turmoil in China. With the help of Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, he secured a student visa to The University of Toledo to escape the unstable fallout of his home country, where he left […] Read more »

Finding purpose

October 15th, 2019 | Comments Off on Finding purpose | Posted in From Our Alumni

Alumna Felecia Nave found leadership in academia the right choice for career by Laurie B. Davis Felecia Nave (Eng ’01, ’05), who became the 20th President of Alcorn State University in Mississippi in 2019, did not originally aspire to a career of teaching and administration in higher education. As an undergraduate at Alcorn State, a […] Read more »

Understanding identities

October 15th, 2019 | Comments Off on Understanding identities | Posted in From Our Alumni

Alumnus counsels clients, teaches students how to do the same across spectrum by Laurie B. Davis Dr. Jared Rose has made advocating for a minority population a major part of his life. His personal journey working on behalf of the LGBTQ community began early and served as the impetus for earning four degrees from The […] Read more »

Alumni return to UToledo for Homecoming

October 15th, 2019 | Comments Off on Alumni return to UToledo for Homecoming | Posted in From Our Alumni

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Just ‘Crush It’

September 10th, 2019 | Comments Off on Just ‘Crush It’ | Posted in From Our Alumni

Alumnus Mike Steel offers advice on carefully navigating the career ladder By Laurie B. Davis Before Mike Steel (Bus ’05) enrolled at The University of Toledo, he aspired to become a professional athlete. “I thought I was going to be a professional football player or basketball player,” says Steel, who came to UToledo from Cincinnati. […] Read more »

Taking action

September 10th, 2019 | Comments Off on Taking action | Posted in From Our Alumni

Young alumna focuses political experience on upcoming presidential campaign By Laurie B. Davis At the age of 23, Sydney Jones (A/L, ’19) already has worked at the local, state and federal levels of government politics and policy. Jones took every opportunity at The University of Toledo to learn about government service and immersed herself in […] Read more »

Home is Where the Heart is for Tycen Anderson

August 14th, 2019 | Comments Off on Home is Where the Heart is for Tycen Anderson | Posted in From Our Alumni

Toledo native stays close to his roots, gives back to a community that needs him By Paul Helgren There are lots of places that Tycen Anderson could have played college football, but there was only one he could call home. Anderson, a junior safety with the Toledo Rockets, has lived his entire life in Toledo. […] Read more »

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