The Black and Red Banner Floats on High. Let All Join in the Battle Cry.

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Fifth Third Arena
6 p.m.

Thank you for your interest in attending the Bicentennial Alumni Celebration. Due to the tremendous enthusiasm around UC’s Bicentennial and our 2019 slate of honorees, this event has reached full capacity.

However, this won’t be the last chance to celebrate two centuries of excellence at UC. Join us for Bicentennial Community Day and MOMENTUM, a family-friendly event and light-show extravaganza on Saturday, April 6; the Bicentennial Bash red-and-black gala on Friday, Nov. 8; and our traditional Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Nov. 9. Learn more about joining the celebration of this historic UC milestone.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Premier Sponsors

Nationwide Logo

Red & Black Sponsors

Morgan Stanley Logo
Ohio's 529 Logo
US Bank Logo

Mick & Mack Sponsors

University of Cincinnati Carl H Lindner College of Business Lock-up Logo
Skyline Chili Logo
Blue Sky Creative, inc. Logo

Jerry and Connie Fritz*

Joff and Kelly Moine

Ryan and Kara Rybolt

UC Conference & Event Services

Mrs. Cora Ogle

Dr. Nancy Zimpher and Dr. Ken Howey

Peter Landgren and Judith Schonbach Landgren

Table Sponsors

Bob and Melissa Ambach*
AMGIS Investment Group
Cincinnati Bell
Cuni, Ferguson & LeVay Company, L.P.A.
Tom and Sally Cuni
Todd DeGarmo
Bob and Rose Fealy
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
Jennifer Heisey and Greg Forest*
Beverly Helmbold Erschell
Johnson Investment Counsel, Inc.
David and Judy Lance*
Lynn and Eva Maddox
Darrell Miller
The Myers Family*
UC Nurse Anesthesia Program
Guard Well Identity Theft Solutions
Great Traditions Building and Development Group

College Partners

Out thanks to all of UC’s colleges and the Athletics Department for their partnership and support of the Bicentennial Alumni Celebration.

*Tie It into Scholarships Sponsor

Craig and Carl Lindner

Carl H. Lindner III, LCOB '75, Hon '16
S. Craig Lindner, LCOB '77, Hon '16
William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement

Renowned businessmen and philanthropists Carl H. Lindner III and S. Craig Lindner have set a standard for combining great success in corporate life with an unerring dedication to serving their community — both local and global. Read more about Carl and Craig Lindner.

Kim Dobbs

Kimberlee J. Dobbs, CECH '78
Distinguished Service Award

“Boldly Bearcat” may be a new theme at the University of Cincinnati, but it has described Kim Dobbs for almost her entire life. Read more about Kim Dobbs.

Harrison Blackmond Jr.

Harrison Blackmond Jr., CAHS '70, '71
Mosaic Award

Harrison Blackmond Jr. has dedicated his life to improving the educational experience for all children. Read more about Harrison Blackmond Jr.

William J. Mulvihill

William J. Mulvihill Jr., CEAS '01, LCOB '02
Jeffrey Hurwitz Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award

Bill Mulvihill, Jr.’s path to helping major sports venues get built or renovated was far from a direct one, but leverages personal interest and expertise into a customized career. Read more about William J. Mulvihill Jr.

Outstanding Alumni Awards

Congratulations to each college's outstanding alumni award recipients. See past Alumni Association honorees here.

2019 College Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients
College Name Award Recipient
College of Allied Health Sciences Thomas Herrmann, EdD, AT, PT, CECH '77, '86, Univ '95, CAHS '97
College of Arts and Sciences
Janet Gilligan Abaray, A&S '79, Law '82
Blue Ash College John David Winstel, UCBA '91, LCOB '93
Carl H. Lindner College of Business Kirk L. Perry, LCOB '90, Hon '15
Clermont College Diana C. Williams, Cler '14
College-Conservatory of Music Betsey Zenk Nuseibeh, CCM '02, CECH '07
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Beverly Helmbold Erschell, DAAP '69, '71
College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services Sheriff James C. Neil, Jr., Univ '78, CECH '80 '84
College of Engineering and Applied Science Ray L. Brooks, CEAS '83
College of Law Thomas L. Cuni, A&S '69, Law '75
College of Medicine Christopher J. Cooper, MD, Med '88
College of Nursing Wanda O. Wilson, PhD, CRNA, Eve '86, Nur '92, '94, '98
James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy Rebecca S. Finley, PharmD, Pharm '77, '79
UC Athletics Timothy O. Brown, DAAP '05


Join us as a sponsor of the 2019 UC Bicentennial Alumni Celebration. Your sponsorship enables you to align your organization with UC’s most prestigious annual alumni event, celebrating the best and brightest Bearcats. It’s an evening of special presentations and performances, plus dinner and cocktails, as we spotlight the incredible accomplishments of our 2019 honorees.

The University of Cincinnati Alumni Association will work with your organization to:

  • Identify the best sponsorship or package for your needs
  • Connect you with a compatible target audience
  • Help you stand out from your competitors

We have a variety of table sponsorships and ticket packages available to fit your needs.


Want to make an even greater impact at the Bicentennial Alumni Celebration? Add the “Tie It Into Scholarships” package to your full-table sponsorship for a direct impact on current UC students.

Tie it into scholarships ties and scarves 2019

$650 ($250 tax-deductible)
Upgrade any full-table sponsorship to include:

  • Choice of 10 UC ties/scarves
  • Donation to UCAA Scholarship Fund
  • Tie It Into Scholarships-level recognition