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Black Alumni Resources

Black alumni events and opportunities

The University provides opportunities to socialize and network with other Black alumni as well as hear from and support Black students.

Spring 2021 Town Hall video

President Eric Spina and Black alumni came together for a town hall. This digital meeting included campus updates as well as initiatives supporting and advocating for diversity and inclusion.

Watch the Fall 2020 Town Hall video

Upcoming Events

Black Alumni Reunion 2021 - Save the Date
September 24-26, 2021
More information to come on the Black Alumni Reunion webpage!

Make an impact

Your gift can help improve our future forever. We invite you to learn more about scholarships that support Black students at UD.

This award recognizes a student who demonstrates a similar level of commitment and engagement as Mona Guerrier Fallen to the University of Dayton and our diverse campus community. The undergraduate student recipient(s) should demonstrate a commitment to leadership and service to the MEC and UD community as well as academic achievement. Students must also demonstrate financial need.


Make a gift

This scholarship assists deserving students who are enrolled in pursuing courses on a full-time basis. Scholarship recipients should be well-rounded, demonstrate a commitment to community service and have financial need.


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Daniel J. Curran Place
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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 7052
888-832-5867

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