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ACUI Region 7 & 9 Conference
November 1 - 3, 2013

The conference will take place at the Tangeman University Center and Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati.

Conference Planning Chair:
Kendra Violet
Associate Director Facilities/Ops
Campus Recreation
University of Cincinnati

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Free Fitness!

As an ACUI attendee, you can use the UC Campus Recreation Center for free! Just bring your ACUI name tag to the Member Services desk and you will be let right in. Member Services can be found at the main entrance.

Did you know? Best College Reviews named UC's Campus Recreation Center the Most Amazing Campus Student Recreation Center!


The Kingsgate Marriott has sold out and we are no longer selling room block rates at the Hampton Inn! However, rooms for the regular rate are still available at the Hampton Inn (still one block from campus). Please call 513-281-2700 to place your reservation.

Nominate! Nominate! Nominate! 

We are so lucky to have many talented students and staff in our region. Here is your opportunity to contribute toward a Region 7 tradition, and nominate a deserving candidate for recognition. We are currently seeking nominations for two Colleen Hennessey scholarships (undergraduate and graduate students), the Bob Rodda New Professional Award, and the Gretchen Laatsch Outstanding Service Award. Deadline to apply/nominate is Friday, October 4, 2013. Award descriptions and submission details are included in the forms below.

The Susan Yung Maul Distinguished Service Award has been established as the highest honor presented by ACUI Region 9. The award is designed to recognize a member of the region who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of ACUI. For more information of how to nominate, click here.

This Winston Shindell Emerging Leader Award, established by Region 9 in 2001 and revised in 2012, is designed to recognize a professional in the region who has made significant contributions to the advancement of ACUI during his or her first five years of full-time service in the college union field. For more information of how to nominate, click here.

Wanted - Historic Union Memorabilia & Photos

We need College Union memorabilia for the 2013 ACUI Region 7 & 9 Conference including photos (digital or print copies), unique Union objects (e.g., cups, stuffed animals, banners) and other objects from various periods in your union's history.

For our November 2 formal dinner, our objective is to:

  • Create a comprehensive display of photos and objects representing many of our member colleges/universities.
  • Create a 3-5 minute video with historical images of the Unions to be played during the dinner program.

 Please assist by:

  • Letting us know what objects we are allowed to borrow for the display.
  • Sending us historical images of the exterior and interior of your union, as well as activities.
  • Sending us the contact information of those who may be willing to share their own personal collection for the purposes of this project.

Contact: Addell Austin Anderson, University of Michigan Detroit Center, email; PH: 313-593-3489. Deadline for submission of materials: Monday, September 30.

Tangeman University Center Information

Tangeman University Center
2766 UC MainStreet
Cincinnati, OH 45221

The University of Cincinnati opened the Student Union in 1935. After World War II, the building was renamed the Donald Core Tangeman University Center in honor of an alumnus’ son killed in action on March 28, 1945.

In 2001, a major renovation and expansion on the union began. The $50.7 million project included adding a 90 ft. atrium with a skylight and renovating the original clock tower. It was completed in 2004.

Unique Features
The atrium is a key feature of the Tangeman University Center as it provides much light throughout the building; the most famous feature is the clock tower. Other features of the union include a food court featuring six retail locations; Mick & Mack’s, a full service-restaurant; Catskeller Campus Pub, the UC Bookstores, and a 200-seat movie theater.