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Giving Day Stories

Stories online featuring One Day, One Dayton

2021
Giving 01.12.21
The UD Way

Looking around campus, you would struggle to find a harder working first-year student than Odyssey Oehme. This semester she is taking 19 credit hours, while working two part-time jobs: 15 hours a week as a desk assistant on campus and 17 hours on the weekends as a dietary aid at a local nursing home. Supporting herself while in school is a necessity, but nevertheless a daunting task — especially when large expenses hit.

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2020
06.26.20
Wearing our hearts on our sheets

The Flyer community demonstrated once again how it comes together to support those with the greatest need during a recent day of sharing and caring.

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03.13.20
We are one

University of Dayton alumni and friends are ready to double down for giving day 2020, to be held April 2.

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Giving 09.23.20
Flyer Nation Showed Up in a Tremendous Way in Fiscal Year 2020

On June 30, the University of Dayton completed one of the most challenging years in its 170-year history — facing a global pandemic and turbulent economy that fueled uncertainty in everything we do including University Advancement.

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Giving 04.30.20
Sharing the Blessings

When talking about giving back, Debra Plousha-Moore ’89 points to the Gospel of Luke. Specifically, Luke 12:48: “Where much has been given, much is expected.”

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Business 03.11.20
One Day, One Dayton Gifts Help SBA Keep Pace With Growth

Thanks to One Day, One Dayton gifts to the Dean’s Fund for Excellence, the School of Business Administration Expands and Improves their Undergraduate Advising Center.  

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Giving 02.10.20
Shining the Light

When you see the light of God, you have to reflect the shine. Melody Conrad, a communication major with a minor in religious studies, is a walking beacon of God’s love at the University of Dayton.

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Experiential Learning 04.01.20
Making an Impact with IACT

Leib Lurie, CEO of Kids Read Now, funds IACT summer program that offers students expanded hands-on learning. 

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2019
Research 01.27.20
Sociology major develops survey about the impact of photos on perception

University of Dayton junior Katie Gross was struck by an experience she had at an exhibit that featured stories from Dayton community members, along with their portraits. Influenced by not only their words, but also their images, she wondered if science could prove the impact of photographs on human perception. Working with a faculty mentor, she developed a study to determine whether including a photo with a narrative influences the way people see another person and process their story.

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05.30.19
One day, thousands of Flyers

“Today is #1Day1Dayton, where I realized the opportunities I have had are the result of those before me.” —junior sport management major Alex Reilly

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Giving 05.08.19
Giving day showed what Flyers do best

As a Flyer family, giving day gave us another chance to show our pride and support UD, to participate in the community we know and love.

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Service 12.04.18
52 years of service and counting

I am proud to say generous donations are the reason UDSAP is 52-years-old and counting.

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Students and Campus Life 07.24.19
Local training, global application

Julia Scanlon ’21 came to UD with a passion for serving others and a knack for solving problems.

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Giving 01.02.20
Tragedy and Triumph

People respond to tragedies in different ways. Josh Biris, a senior in mechanical engineering, set a shining example.

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Giving 04.04.19
From her UD Porch to the Front Porch Society — Emily Kaylor '13

Would you be where you are now without your University of Dayton experience? Emily Kaylor '13 knows she wouldn't. That's why she gives back to the University in ways she can, and Emily wants other young alumni to join her.

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Libraries 03.22.19
#1Day1Dayton: A Day of Giving on April 10

Library faculty, staff share why they give and invite others to join them.

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President 02.19.19
Imagine

As I take in the breathtaking beauty of the sun peeking over the chapel as I walk to my office, I sometimes pause and imagine what could be. I envision a future where every talented student who desires a University of Dayton degree can pursue it — without worrying about debt. I have faith that will happen.  

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