Donors Show Support through UT’s Inaugural Day of Giving

October 27th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

More than 1,600 alumni and friends supported The University of Toledo’s first annual Day of Giving, contributing a total of $453,837. The inaugural event was held Thursday, Oct. 12, coinciding with UT’s 145th Founder’s Day. The goal of the 36-hour campaign was to provide a designated time for raising awareness and funds for UT’s needs […] Read more »

UT fortifies its future

August 29th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

University’s new strategic plans guide its ‘path to excellence’ By Meghan Cunningham In her first State of the University Address on April 5, 2017, President Sharon L. Gaber answered a question she said she frequently is asked: “Where can we expect UT to be in the next five to 10 years?” Gaber said in her […] Read more »

An unforgotten history

August 29th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Rocket athlete, Korean war hero brought tenacity to challenges By Laurie B. Davis Ronald Spilis (Bus ’56, ’64) has always been athletic. At Central Catholic High School, he ran track and played football for four years, until he graduated in 1948. He gained letters in both sports, but also lost a few front teeth on […] Read more »

A Willful ‘Warrior’

July 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Alumna Sydney Petty confronts cancer unconventionally while attending school By Laurie B. Davis Sydney Petty was not a typical college student. During most of her time spent in school — racking up science credits, declaring her major in public health and then adding a pre-med concentration— she also was navigating The University of Toledo campus, […] Read more »

Eclipse photos by UT alumnus featured on new stamp

July 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Vicki L. Kroll March 7, 1970, was on Fred Espenak’s (MS ’76) radar for years. “I was an amateur astronomer as a teenager, and I thought wow, it’s not that often a total eclipse crosses some part of the United States, so this may be my chance of a lifetime to see one,” he […] Read more »

Trailblazer: Law grad makes history with U.S. Air Force JAG

July 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Kirsten M. Winek Even before she received her UT juris doctor May 6, Maysaa Ouza had made legal history. Just before graduation, she was selected as a new U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps attorney — the first Muslim hijabi selected for this role. Ouza’s family was influential in her decision to […] Read more »

Doctor of pharmacy students raise their giving through TAP/P4 Challenge

July 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Laurie Davis What’s the real-world value of $75? For a student in The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, that amount of money could help pay rent, buy groceries, pay for utilities or even go toward tuition. No matter how it’s sliced, $75 is a generous gift for a student who […] Read more »

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