Distinguished Alumni Celebration

Each year, the UC Alumni Association hosts the Distinguished Alumni Celebration to recognize and celebrate the many contributions and overall excellence of UC alumni in countless fields of endeavor, throughout the world.

Thank you to our attendees for joining us for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Celebration on Thursday, April 20 at UC's Campus Recreation Center. We hope you can join us for next year’s event on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Take a look at some of our photos from the event on Facebook.

Interested in nominating an alumnus for our 2018 Distinguished Alumni Celebration? Find the nomination form here.


Our 2017 Distinguished Awardees

Congratulations to all of our deserving alumni for their many achievements. Read more about the awardees and for a full listing of the award winners.

William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement
Elroy (El) E. Bourgraf, Bus ’54

Distinguished Service Award
Jerome S. Jackson, Pharm ’89

Mosaic Award
C. Bleuzette Marshall, PhD, A&S ’92, CECH ’01, ’09

Jeffrey Hurwitz Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award
Dustin J. Grutza, Bus ’08, ’10



Premier Sponsor

Ferno Logo

Mick & Mack Sponsor

Bob and Rose Fealy
Keating, Muething & Klekamp, P.L.L.
Life’s Best Chapter Magazine
Troy and Michele Neat

Table Sponsors

AK Steel
Beta Theta Pi
Cincinnati Museum Center
Greg Forest and Jennifer Heisey
Johnson Investment Counsel
ReMax Preferred Group
Ranger Industrial Services
Turner Construction Company
UC Foundation

Bearcats Sponsors

Dayton Children's Hospital
Rieveschl Family

College Partners

Our thanks to all of UC's colleges and the Athletics Department for their partnership and support of the Distinguished Alumni Celebration.


Sarah Dillon
Director, College Relations, Outreach and Engagement

Email Sarah
or call 513-556-2078

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