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2008 C-Ring Finalists Announced


The C-Ring has been given since 1922 to an outstanding graduating senior woman. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious awards at the University of Cincinnati.

Date: 5/7/2008 12:00:00 AM
By: Wendy Beckman
Phone: (513) 556-1826
Other Contact: Barb Rinto
Other Contact Phone: (513) 556-3279

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The C-Ring has been given since 1922 to an outstanding graduating senior woman. Originally given to a student athlete, it is one of the oldest and most prestigious awards at the University of Cincinnati. To be eligible for the C-Ring, women students must have a 3.4 GPA, be community or university leaders and demonstrate advocacy for women or girls.

2007 C-Ring Winner Rachel Robitz is now a student in UC's College of Medicine.
2007 C-Ring Winner Rachel Robitz is now a student in UC's College of Medicine.

The C-Ring recipient is announced at the annual dinner where all finalists are recognized. The 2008 dinner will be Saturday, May 17. Sandra Degen, Vice-President for Research for the University of CIncinnati (UC), will welcome the finalists, their families and nominators. The 2007 recipient, UC Medical Student Rachel Robitz will award the C-Ring.

Thirty graduating senior women were nominated for the 2008 C-Ring by faculty, staff or alumni. Eight finalists were selected by the C-Ring committee. They are

  • Jennifer Brown: College-Conservatory of Music — cello performance
    Nominated by Connie Williams, director, Financial Aid
  • Anar Patel: McMicken College of Arts & Sciences (A&S) — political science
    Nominated by Lucinda Cohen, assistant director, Financial Aid
  • Tosha Moorer: College of Business — accounting
    Nominated by Brandi Hutchins, assistant director, Ethnic Programs and Services
  • Amy Schlegel: A&S —  psychology
    Nominated by Randy Ulses, senior associate director, Financial Aid
  • Rachel Walker: A&S — Women’s Studies
    Nominated by Jane Meek, LGBTQ coordinator, Women’s Center
  • Stevi Gable: College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) — fashion design: design track
    Nominated by Kathryn S. Stratsman, director of special projects in Student Affairs, DAAP
  • Mary Kay Behan (DAAP) — art history with licensure in art education
    Nominated by Leslie Keener, St. Monica/St. George, UC Campus Ministry
  • Wendy Goodwin: College of Engineering — biomedical engineering (BME)
    Nominated by Linda Moeller, program manager/ academic advisor, BME