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Experiential Learning May 07, 2024
Experiencing the Final Four
Students in the sport management program had the opportunity to volunteer with the NCAA Women's Final Four in Cleveland last April.
Giving April 15, 2024
A Flyers and Bearcat Connection
Despite the rivalry between the Flyers and Bearcats, University of Dayton alumnus Joe Luckey ’91 found his professional calling within University of Cincinnati athletics.
Giving April 02, 2024
Advantage: University of Dayton
After years of hard work on and off the court, the University of Dayton men's tennis team is right where it wants to be — taking on the best of the best.
Giving March 20, 2024
Shooting for Success

Years ago, a coach gave sophomore men’s soccer player Basit Umar this advice: "One leg is good; two legs are better." His coach used the words to explain the importance of playing a sport and getting an education.

Campus and Community March 18, 2024
Dr. Nick Elam selected for the 2024 Doris Drees Speaker Series

The two-time UD alumnus and inventor of basketball's Elam Ending will be the guest speaker for the health and sport science annual student awards.

Giving February 26, 2024
It's Not Rocket Science
Sam Duncan realized his passion was aerospace engineering when he watched SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket launch in 2018.
Giving February 05, 2024
Out of the Rough
Thanks to Champions & Scholars donors, along with support from NCR Country Club, golf athletes at the University of Dayton are taking a huge leap forward. They now have access to the NCR Player Development Center, meaning every practice leads to progress.
Engineering February 05, 2024
Senior engineering student inherits beloved Red Scare pilot costume
Whether he is sporting blue body paint or the beloved Red Scare pilot costume, senior electrical engineering student Ryan Peaco can be easily spotted at the front of the student section cheering  the Flyers to victory at University of Dayton basketball games.
Campus and Community January 29, 2024
‘Voice of the Patriots’ Bob Socci ’89 launched broadcasting career as UD student
Bob Socci, the voice of the New England Patriots, got his start as a University of Dayton Flyer.
Engineering January 22, 2024
Senior engineering student recognized as Carolina Panthers Fan of the Year

Imagine being a lifelong fan of an NFL team. Your mom and sister enter you into a contest, realizing there’s thousands of other entries — and then you find out you won. That’s what happened for senior electrical engineering student Cameron Pierson, this year’s Carolina Panthers Fan of the Year.