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Giving January 12, 2021
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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Giving September 23, 2020
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 September 23, 2020
Be the Light
“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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Giving September 23, 2020
Determined to Give Back

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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Giving September 23, 2020
Heart and Home

“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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Giving September 23, 2020
Bernard Caldwell
Bernard “Coach B” Caldwell ’91 worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 18 years and has worked in education for 13. Through both careers, he’s always been a coach.
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Giving August 28, 2020
Better Together

Wayne Hogrefe ’72 wanted to do his own thing — something different. He heard about UD from a friend of his sister, and UD had two things he wanted. It was the right size, and no one he knew was going there.

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Giving July 31, 2020
Getting and Giving Back Every Day
What inspires someone to give back to the University of Dayton for 20 years? It’s the things that happen on campus every day. For Margaret “Margie” Pinnell, that started on day one.
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Giving June 26, 2020
Family Giving Matters

It’s no surprise that parents were the first responders for students when COVID-19 turned our world upside down. And, true to our community, many of them were looking to help more students than just their own.

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Giving June 02, 2020
Hollywood Connections
Flyers in Hollywood is an annual event that brings alumni working in the entertainment industry together with current students preparing for their dreams to do the same. Although the trip couldn’t take place this year because of the pandemic, that didn’t stop alumni and students from making connections.
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