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In Search of Scholarship Support
Sean McCabe, CEAS '09,
YP Scholarship Chair

Spring is finally here, which means it's time to select the recipients of the Kacher-Bloom Memorial Scholarship for the 2014-15 school year and reflect on the importance of this ongoing effort. Scholarship offers are made by the Kacher-Bloom Scholarship Committee, composed of a group of diverse UC representatives, including two family members of the scholarship's namesakes.

The UCYPs are charged with overseeing the scholarship created in remembrance of former UC students Margaret Kacher and Sheri An Bloom who died suddenly in 1985. The scholarship that honors them goes to soon-to-be seniors who demonstrate uncommon devotion to student activities and community service while displaying a strong sense of loyalty and commitment to UC.

Funding the Kacher-Bloom Memorial Scholarship is the UCYPs' primary philanthropic effort, and our focus is to grow the scholarship endowment. Gifts to the endowment can be made online.

 
Spring 2014

 

Sheri An Bloom and Meg Kacher

Sheri An Bloom (left) and Meg Kacher during their college years.

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Relay for Life   Relay for Life
Last chance to join the UCYP Relay Team! Join fellow alumni to fight against cancer at 6 p.m. April 4 on McMicken Commons. Relay for Life is an overnight community fundraising walk where teams camp out and take turns walking around the track. Food, games and entertainment keep the spirit alive throughout the walks.
Sign up and join the UCYP Team!

 


Keeneland   UCYP Keeneland Bus Trip
It's finally here...UCYP's third annual trip to Keeneland is set for Saturday, April 12. It's sort of like an Alumni Weekend field trip! We're taking two busloads of Bearcats to Lexington for an afternoon of spirits, horses and lucky bets. Join your fellow UCYP Bearcats by registering here.

Bearcats at the Ballpark   Bearcats at the Ballpark
Join the whole UC Family for our annual UC night with the Reds on Friday, May 9, with a 7:10 p.m. game time. The Reds play the Colorado Rockies, and it's Fireworks Friday at Great American Ball Park! With significant discounts on various seat locations, it's a great opportunity to enjoy the game with other YPs. Watch an invitation from President Ono and order tickets here.

Homebuying 101   Homebuying 101: A Bearcat's Guide to Buying a Home
Back by popular demand, UCYP will once again host a springtime Homebuyers 101 Workshop. Scott Oyler, Bus '03, of the Oyler Group is assembling a group of speakers, including a home inspector, realtors and a lawyer to advise YPs on best practices when purchasing a home.
This free event will outline everything from obtaining a loan to going through an inspection. If you're in the market for a new home or just interested in learning the process, join us on Thursday, May 22 at 6 p.m., in the Myers Alumni Center. Click here for more information and to register.

Happy Hours   Happy Hours
UCYP hosts monthly networking happy hours to connect young alumni across the city. Join us for food, drink specials and Bearcat camaraderie!

Upcoming Happy Hours:
Thursday, April 24 @ RP McMurphy's, 6-8 p.m.
2910 Wasson Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Thursday, May 15 @ Igby's 2nd floor, 5-8 p.m.
122 E. 6th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202


Homebuying 101  

Honoring Alumni Excellence
The UC Distinguished Alumni Celebration is UCAA's annual celebration of excellence throughout the alumni family. This year's slate of five honorees includes two YPs, each receiving the Jeffrey Hurwitz Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award. The formal announcement is due next week. The event will be held Thursday, June 12, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Cincinnati, with a special, discounted YP price of $75. Check here soon for information on this year's award recipients and to register to attend.

 

 
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Recent Events

UCYP Wine Tasting at Everything's D'Vine
More than 30 alumni enjoyed beverages and culture last month at the UCYP Wine Tasting. Everything's D'Vine on Fourth Street was the perfect location. With such a good response, we look forward to future events.

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Thankful for Hoxworth, Twice Over
Many UCYP activities are possible through a generous sponsorship by UC's Hoxworth Blood Center. Celebrating 75 years, Hoxworth's numerous locations help save lives with blood donation programs. Stay tuned for information about UCYP's plan to support the Bleed for a Cause blood drive in July.

Welcome New
UC Alumni Director

Jennifer Heisey, A&S '97, has joined the UC leadership team as executive director of UCAA and vice president of alumni relations for the UC Foundation. Beginning April 14, Jen will work closely with the UC Foundation leadership team to connect with alumni and cultivate development opportunities for the university. Read the official announcement and a Soapbox interview.

 
 

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