Alumni Weekend 2018: April 12-15

All UC alumni are invited to reconnect with their fellow Bearcats during our annual Alumni Weekend! Bring your friends, family, and fellow alumni back to experience UC's campus & the city of Cincinnati through a variety of events, including the Distinguished Alumni Celebration, Bearcats at the Ballpark, ExploreUC and Golden Bearcats Reunion.

The first 200 registrants for Golden Bearcats Reunion or Explore UC will receive an Alumni Weekend Welcome Pack, including UC Alumni Association branded giveaways, exclusive offers, and more!

A full list of the weekend’s activities are below (click on the day to expand).

CCM will be celebrating its Sesquicentennial Alumni Weekend April 20-22. For more information or to register, please visit their web page.

Friday, April 13

Relay for Life
Time: Noon-Midnight
Location: McMicken Commons
Learn more on the Relay for Life website.

College of Nursing River Boat Cruise
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: BB Riverboat, Newport KY

Bearcats at the Ballpark vs. Cardinals
Time: 6:40 p.m.
Location: Great American Ballpark
Our Annual UC Night with the Reds. Bring your family and friends for a Bearcats takeover of Great American Ball Park.
Purchase tickets from the Bearcats at the Ballpark website.

Saturday, April 14

Spring Neighborhood Enhancement Program
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30p.m.
Join the Center for Community Engagement, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful, and the City of Cincinnati for the 2018 Spring Neighborhood Enhancement Program kick-off. We’ll be focusing our efforts on the Avondale neighborhood. For more information, contact Fran Larkin. Learn more.

Location: Campus Recreation Center Classrooms
Alumni and guests are invited to join us for one or more breakout sessions exploring the exciting things happening at UC. There is no cost to attend, but registration (see form below) is required.

8:30 - 9 a.m. - Check-in
Session One: 9 - 9:45 a.m.
Choose one of the following:

  • “Discover the Mars Rover” with Prof. Andrew Czaja
  • “Manufacturing Truth with Fake News” with Jeffrey Layne Blevins, Ph.D.
  • “Provide & Protect Seminar” with the Office of Gift Planning
  • DAAP Build Lab Tour
Session Two: 10 - 10:45 a.m. 
Choose one of the following:
  • “From Iron Man to Pokemon Go: Our Augmented Future” with Tony Liao, Ph.D.
  • “Provide & Protect Seminar” with the Office of Gift Planning
  • “EnableUC: Utilizing 3D Printing to Create Paradigm Shifts in Healthcare”
  • CCM Scene Shop Tour

Lindner Kolodzik Business Scholar 10 Year Celebration
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Queen City Club

UC Football Spring Open Practice
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Historic Nippert Stadium
Learn more.

CEAS Luncheon and update
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Engineering Research Center, Room 405
Join Interim Dean Paul Orkwis for an informal lunch with your fellow alumni and hear an update on everything new and exciting at the College of Engineering and Applied Science. This event is complimentary, but please register below so we can accommodate all who wish to attend. 
Register below.

College of Nursing Luncheon
Time: Noon
Location: Procter Hall

College of Nursing Walking Tour
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Meet at Kingsgate Marriott

Sunday, April 15

Golden Bearcats Reunion
Time: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Location: Kingsgate Marriott
The Golden Bearcats Society luncheon celebrates alumni who graduated from UC 50 or more years ago. This year, we also welcome the class of 1968 on their 50th anniversary of their graduation from the University of Cincinnati. All Bearcat alumni who graduated more than 50 years ago, as well as family and friends, are encouraged to attend.
Online registration is closed. If you would still like to attend the event, please contact Justin Gibson at or 513-556-4312.

Biological Sciences Outdoor Nature Hike
Time: 10 a.m. -2 p.m.
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum
The Department of Biological Sciences invites Alumni and guests to join in a nature hike led by ecologist Dr. Denis Conover, the hike will explore the beautiful horticulture and grounds of
Spring Grove.The hike will take place rain-or-shine; participants are asked to dress appropriately and to be prepared to walk for 3-4 hours.To register for this event, please email Dr. Patrick Guerra.

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Event Selection
Located in Campus Recreation Center Classrooms. Please select which session you would like to attend.
Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Located in Campus Recreation Center Classrooms. Please select which session you would like to attend.
Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Alumni Weekend: CEAS Luncheon & College Update
Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Check out our photo albums from Alumni Weekend 2017 on Facebook.

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