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UC Foundation president set to retire

September 18, 2023

Peter Landgren, President of the University of Cincinnati Foundation and Vice President of University Advancement, has announced his retirement. Landgren, a proud alumnus of the UC College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), has held his position since October 2017.


Next, Now Campaign reaches $2 billion

September 12, 2023

The University of Cincinnati Foundation announced that it has raised $2 billion through Next, Now: The Campaign for Cincinnati. The UC and UC Health fundraising campaign has reached its goal in advance of a planned June 2024 close.


Cincinnati Magazine’s 10th annual Slice Night returns

Event: September 20, 2023 5:30 PM

Cincinnati Magazine’s popular Slice Night returns to Yeatman's Cove for an evening of all-you-can-eat pizza for an incredible cause. The 10th annual Slice Night benefiting the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center is set for Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 5-9 p.m.


Sunflower Rev It Up for Parkinson’s is Sept. 10

Event: September 10, 2023 6:15 AM

When Steve Hammoor and Mark Wilmers get together there are a lot of smiles and laughter. At a recent lunch, Mark shared stories of a trip to France, and Steve recounted a daughter’s wedding.


More than an award for UC engineering students

July 7, 2023

More than 13 years ago, Jim Goetz, BSEE ’88, anonymously set up an award program benefiting University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science students. He quietly named the awards after his beloved grandmother, Mae, and favorite UC professor, Thomas Mantei, PhD, wanting to assist high-achieving students in electrical engineering, computer engineering and computer science programs.


Alumnus makes gift to University of Cincinnati LGBTQ Center

June 28, 2023

A University of Cincinnati alumnus has made a $200,000 gift to the university’s LGBTQ Center. Bruce Besanko, A&S ’82, retired Kohl’s chief financial officer, has created the Bruce Besanko Support Fund for the LGBTQ Center. The UC LGBTQ Center enhances the campus community for LGBTQ students and their allies through intentional advocacy, providing a safe space, intersectional programming, and access to culturally relevant resources. The Center has been on campus since 2011. Besanko says he wants to directly impact students who use the center as a resource. His gift will support both operational and direct student support.


Living the dream, sharing success

June 20, 2023

Patrice Barnes, A&S ‘11, smiles wide on a virtual call, New York City’s iconic Plaza Hotel behind her, honking cars providing background music.