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Faculty and Staff September 23, 2022
Long-lasting Legacies

Friends and colleagues established funds in honor of Albert J. Burky and Deb Bickford for their recent retirements after more than 80 combined years of service at UD.

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Giving September 23, 2022
Success Through Sustainable Support

In a year when markets are down, the University of Dayton endowment provides consistent, reliable support to our programs, professors and students thanks to exceptional returns from previous years and the forethought and generosity of donors from generations past. This is exactly what an endowment is designed to do.

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Giving September 22, 2022
Building a Foundation and Creating New Ones
For Michael DiFlora, the wheels of success started turning early in his career, thanks to a University of Dayton professor. Now, he's paying it forward.
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Giving September 22, 2022
Matching for Mission
Taking your seat at the table is an important first step in helping UD create a culture of philanthropy on campus. The next step is bringing others with you, and that was the goal of Matt Lambiase ’88 when he began making matching gifts to support UD during One Day, One Dayton.
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Career Development September 15, 2022
A Winding and Unexpected Road
For Erica Reist Bass ’15, the road to her first Emmy is similar to the patient stories she tells — winding and totally unexpected.
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Giving September 01, 2022
Inclined to Give Back

While their initial motivations differ, young alumni K.C. Scudder ’17 and Tonica Johnson ’12 agree that their love for the University of Dayton, and their appreciation for the experiences they had as students, keep them engaged.

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Faculty and Staff September 01, 2022
Committing to UD's Future
For the past 12 years, Bill and Sue Trollinger have made regular financial contributions to the University of Dayton’s academic and athletic programs. It’s a practice they plan to continue even after they retire from their faculty positions — they vow to be donors for life.
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Giving September 01, 2022
Forever Marianist

It’s one thing to say the University of Dayton is a Catholic, Marianist university, but how does the University continue to weave those values into the fabric of everyday campus life as the number of vowed religious continues to decrease?

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Experiential Learning August 22, 2022
Turning Potential Into Action

Daisha Williams earned good grades in high school, and her hard work paid off. She now plans to graduate from UD in the spring of 2023 with a degree in education.

But being a Flyer wasn’t always a sure thing for Williams. Until it happened.

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Giving August 11, 2022
Donor Investments Paying Off

When Bill ’81 and Becky ’81 Hilbert established their scholarship in 2006, they wanted to open UD’s doors to promising students from communities near and dear to the couple, like Bill’s hometown and their current residence: Erie, Pennsylvania. 

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