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Scholarship Highlights

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Donors like you make these stories possible and continue the rise of our community as a positive force for progress and the common good in our society.


  • Heart and Home
  • Determined to Give Back
  • Be the Light
  • Allison Gerberick

    “Both of my brothers went to UD, and I really wanted to not go where they went,” said Allison Gerberick with a laugh. “But nowhere felt like home like UD did.”

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    Ashlee Oldham

    Ashlee Oldham was in a car accident in 2018 that required months of rehabilitation and physical therapy to relearn how to walk. At the same time, she was concerned about how she would continue to pay for her UD education.

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    Joe Vicario

    “The world is so messy, and there’s so much going on,” said Joe Vicario. “At UD, I’ve realized that you can make that difference. You can make that change. You can be the light in someone else’s day — in someone else’s life.”

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    Please do not underestimate what your donation has done for me and will do for other students in the future; without the help of your financial gift, I would not be graduating as a Flyer in May.

    Sara Hubbell

    biology, senior

    Valerie Mershimer-Mohr

    Senior Director, Donor Relations

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    Amanda Gillispie

    Assistant Director, Donor Relations

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    Lisa VanDyke

    Donor Relations and Stewardship Writer

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    Annie Nelson

    Donor Relations Coordinator

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    Annual Giving

    Daniel J. Curran Place
    300 College Park
    Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 7054