UC Alumni Celebration: Frederick (Fritz) Steiner

Award Presentation + Gallery Visit 
Friday, April 21 
1 – 1:45 p.m.

Fifth Third Arena - Fifth Third Vault (Just inside the East entrance) 
2700 O'Varsity Way 
Cincinnati, OH 45219

Please join us in a special, curated, pop-up gallery inside Fifth Third Arena for a private award presentation celebrating Fritz Steiner as he receives the UC College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Outstanding Alumni Award. The pop-up gallery will feature custom portraits of all 18 UC Alumni Celebration honorees for 2023, plus a replica of the new mural in Over-the-Rhine depicting the full group. Light refreshments will be provided.  

Frederick (Fritz) R. Steiner, PhD, DAAP ’72, ’75

Frederick “Fritz” is Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design. Prior to this, he served as Dean of the School of Architecture and Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin for 15 years. He previously taught at Penn, Arizona State, Washington State, the University of Colorado at Denver, and was a visiting professor of landscape architecture at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. He was a presidential appointee to the national board of the American Institute of Architects and was on the Urban Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board. He is a Kautz Alumni Master.

Outstanding Alumni Award

Since 2016 the UC Alumni Celebration recognition includes recipients of the Outstanding Alumni Awards with honorees representing each of UC’s 13 colleges, plus the unique training ground of UC Athletics. Outstanding Alumni Award honorees are selected by each unit and submitted to the UCAA for recognition.

Parking Map

Please see the linked parking map with suggested garages with their entrances marked. Also marked are suggested routes for ADA and rideshare drop-off, as well as accessible walking paths from that drop-off zone to the event space in Fifth Third Arena.

Headshot of Vacant Position

Vacant Position

Program Director, Alumni Engagement, College-Conservatory of Music & College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning