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Alumni and Friends Making an Impact

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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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May 26, 2020
Lighting a Path for Others
Jamel Gross-Cassel ’20 has been estranged from all of his relatives, including his nine older siblings and parents, for six years. College wasn’t even in the picture for Jamel growing up, but his high school guidance counselor talked him into at least applying to schools that didn’t require an application fee.
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Giving April 30, 2020
Sharing the Blessings

When talking about giving back, Debra Plousha-Moore ’89 points to the Gospel of Luke. Specifically, Luke 12:48: “Where much has been given, much is expected.”

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Giving March 31, 2020
The Gift of Community
The pandemic changed the ways in which we engage with — and rely on — our friends, family and community.
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Business March 11, 2020
One Day, One Dayton Gifts Help SBA Keep Pace With Growth

Thanks to One Day, One Dayton gifts to the Dean’s Fund for Excellence, the School of Business Administration Expands and Improves their Undergraduate Advising Center.

 

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Engineering March 04, 2020
An Enterprise for Good
Leonardo Enterprises, a business incubator and investment program based in the School of Engineering, is helping innovative students like Grace Silverberg make an impact right now.
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Giving February 10, 2020
Shining the Light
When you see the light of God, you have to reflect the shine. Melody Conrad, a communication major with a minor in religious studies, is a walking beacon of God’s love at the University of Dayton.
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