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Activities Recap

Thank you Flyer Nation for joining us for UD Trivia and the special halftime show with Jason Pierce, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Eddy Rojas, dean of the College of Engineering, and Neil Sullivan, vice president and director of the Division of Athletics.


A note of gratitude to all Flyers who made the Inspiring Flyers event a success, including a special thank you to:

  • Captain Sarah Kociuba ’12, one of only 10 female B-2 pilots. Kociuba led the flyover at the 2021 Super Bowl.
  • Rick Henfling ’06, a flight director for NASA. Manages real-time operations for human spaceflight including work with the International Space Station.
  • Chadwick Barklay ’04, ’07 distinguished research scientist at the University of Dayton Research Institute. Barklay helped NASA prepare for the Mars 2020 mission.

And, of course, a big thank you to our host with the most, Joe Valenzano, professor and chair of the Department of Communication.



More than 275 fellow Flyers and friends from 22 states elevated their heart rates along with their UD pride by supporting current and future students with $13,880 through the One Day, One Dayton 5K Run/Walk for Student Success.

See the final leaderboard

Wow! When our communities decide to compete, UD students win! We are excited to announce that Houston won the One Day, One Dayton Community Competition reaching 6.9% participation. Thank you to everyone who emailed, texted and posted on social media, encouraging fellow Flyers to support One Day, One Dayton. You make us proUD!


Annual Giving

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