Cross-cultural connections

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

Immersed in foreign cultures, Fulbright scholars gain new world views By Laurie B. Davis University of Toledo alumni Elizabeth Sexton (A/S ’96, ’05) and Neil Hetrick (Ed ’15) each earned a prestigious Fulbright award and fulfilled their study abroad in Europe. They both value learning a foreign language and interacting with native speakers as well […] Read more »

Former dean Clyde Balch memorialized in bronze bust

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

By Laurie B. Davis When students return to classes this fall in the Balch-Clapp Auditorium in the Driscoll Alumni Center, they’ll encounter a new face. A shiny bronze bust of Clyde Balch, the founding dean of the College of Adult and Continuing Education — once housed in the Driscoll building — will smile as students […] Read more »

‘It’s all about the hat’

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

UT alumni unexpectedly meet group of Toledoans in middle of ocean By Laurie B. Davis Not long after their ship departed Barcelona, Barbara and Eldon Sheffer encountered an unexpected, but pleasant surprise on their Viking ocean cruise. “We were on this cruise, and this very nice man with this University of Toledo hat on got […] Read more »

Education alumni affiliate supports Toledo Transition (T2) program

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

By Laurie B. Davis When students with intellectual and developmental disabilities talk about The University of Toledo’s Transition program, or T2, they share stories about learning in their classes and the opportunities they’ve had to try new activities, such as cooking a healthy meal, working out in a gym or working at a job on […] Read more »

Connect with students and fellow alumni through RocketConnect

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

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. UT alumni from around the world in every degree […] Read more »

Sibling harmony

May 17th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Two sisters surrender possessions and embark on missions of ministry By Laurie B. Davis Before alumna Joy Borish (Ed ’15) landed in Washington Court House, Ohio, where she now lives with her husband, Nathan, and teaches at Miami Trace Middle School, she was aiding victims of human trafficking and pulling Syrian refugees from the Aegean […] Read more »

Committed to UT and its progress

May 17th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Alumnus J.J. Dai leads supportive efforts among Chinese graduates of UT By Laurie B. Davis A close-knit group of alumni, which has been dedicated to promoting The University of Toledo, raised nearly $40,000 for an endowed scholarship and helped to start an alumni chapter in Shanghai, China. J.J. Dai (Eng PhD ’95) began leading these […] Read more »

20 Under 40

May 16th, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

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