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University Advancement

Illuminating excellence

Sam Penewit ’20 discovered a legacy of leadership while uncovering Army ROTC's 100-year history on UD's campus.

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New Year's Resolution: Community

Make a plan to spend time with your fellow Flyers. More than 30 regional alumni communities host events each year.

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Giving to the University of Dayton is quick and easy and your support provides amazing opportunities for students.

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Stay connected with your fellow Flyers as you learn, lead and serve after graduation.

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Donors and volunteers make a difference in the lives of current and future Flyers.

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Service is a way of life for University of Dayton family.

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Find Fellow Flyers

Flyers are found across the globe and alumni communities are a great way to keep in touch with your fellow alums. Find a community near you to connect with fellow Flyers and participate in local alumni events.

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Events held across the country annually


Flyer alumni around the world

Campus and Community

Presenting to Flyers feels like coming home

ALC was an opportunity not only for students to connect with alumni but also for alums to get insight on new campus programs.

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President 01.27.20
'God Led Me Back to UD'

I recently received a heartwarming email from Michael Nichols ’98 ’19, who wrote about how the University of Dayton’s MBA@Dayton program changed his life, teaching him some unforgettable lessons in servant-leadership.

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Fine and Performing Arts 02.03.20
Pride of Dayton Marching Band to perform in 2021 St. Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin, Ireland

University of Dayton junior Emily Kramer has never flown on an airplane or traveled outside the U.S. That will all change in March 2021 when the Pride of Dayton Marching Band performs in the official St. Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin, Ireland. Kramer, a drum major, will lead the band past thousands of spectators through Dublin’s historic city center.

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What is Advancement?

The Advancement Division promotes a culture of philanthropy, volunteer engagement and lifelong relationships with the University.