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President's Blog: From the Heart

Be the Change

By Eric F. Spina

The Class of 2021 entered the University of Dayton with the idealism of youth and, four years later, left with a commitment to be instruments of change in the world. 

Before they even started classes four years ago, they helped create a work of art — a bold floor-to-ceiling mural in the Office of Admission filled with their scribbled plans for changing the world.

In the “Hopes and Dreams” feature in this summer’s electronic University of Dayton Magazine, they lifted their pens once again. Their parting words make a fitting bookend to their UD experience, which began and ended with hope. 

Read their inspiring words and my column about this remarkable class.

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