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Giving August 25, 2021
Finding and Funding Your Passion

Alexandria Bennett ’21 arrived on campus in 2017 ready to excel in the School of Engineering.

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Giving August 19, 2021
Helping Future Flyers Find Their Way
Every Flyer has a story about why they landed at the University of Dayton. Wendy Macaluso, J.D. ’95, is paying forward the little bit of luck that went into her finding her way.
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Giving August 03, 2021
An Inspiration

Morgan Cox ’21 began attending the University of Dayton Summer Appalachia Program when her mom signed her up at the age of 9. No one had ever gone from UDSAP participant to UD graduate until Morgan made it happen, and it was a trail she was thrilled to blaze.

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Giving July 21, 2021
Christmas Wasn't Canceled
During a year when we were all forced to be apart, UD alumni communities still found ways to bring Christmas off Campus magic to their communities.
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Giving April 05, 2021
A New Perfect Pairing
We have all heard of wine and dining, but alumni Bill Whiting ’90 has volunteered his niche knowledge to bring a new perfect pairing to UD.
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Giving March 31, 2021
Designing a Future
Growing up in Chicago, Luis Rogel ’21 marveled at the towering buildings in the city. “It always amazed me that these buildings could be so tall and not fall over,” he said. This childhood curiosity and his aptitude for math and science led him to pursue a career in engineering.
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Giving March 23, 2021
Moved to Make a Difference

From Mumbai to Dayton, Varun Nair moved halfway around the world yet immediately felt right at home.

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Giving March 10, 2021
The Art of Impact
When Michael Sia ’20 transferred to UD after his sophomore year, he had one goal: make every day count.
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Giving March 08, 2021
Community on Ice
If you strolled across campus today, you would likely do a double take when approaching Stuart Field. Per usual, students might be competing on the field — but in an ice rink.
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Giving February 03, 2021
Family First
Vanessa Valadez ’20 remembers how hard her parents worked during her childhood. “They would always work on the weekends and try to find little jobs here and there, just for extra money.”
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