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Women of UC

Women of UC is a network of Bearcats united to advance the power of graduates who identify as female. Together, we inspire each other to advance our personal and professional lives. Women of UC provides events to alumnae looking for fun, educational experiences.

Bicentennial Community Week

Return to campus or make your first visit to celebrate our history, learn about groundbreaking research, and connect with other Bearcats. Events range from the red-and-black-chic alumni gala to a free, family-friendly Community Day. Learn more about Community Week!

Bicentennial Alumni Celebration

As we celebrate our Bicentennial, seize the opportunity to hail our phenomenal alumni honorees, engage with our fellow Bearcats, and celebrate our remarkable university. Learn more.

UC Law Returns to Chicago for Catalyst Program

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Cincinnati Law just wrapped up its first-ever Catalyst program in Chicago. The Catalyst program gives current students the opportunity to connect with alumni practicing law in both networking and shadowing environments, providing firsthand opportunities for career exploration.

All-Class Reunion Celebration Unites Law Alumni

Alumni traveled from 15 states to join their fellow Law Bearcats at the second annual College of Law Alumni Celebration — the college’s all-class reunion weekend.

Join us as Skyline Chili presents Crosstown Shoot 2018


You are invited to watch your Cincinnati Bearcats take on Xavier in the annual Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout. Plus. there will be plenty of Bearcat swag to give away! Won't you join us?

Co-op to CEO with Enerfab's Scott Anderson

Scott Anderson, Enerfab's gregarious and relentlessly positive CEO, credits his unlikely yet happy career path to one thing—UC's cooperative education program. And largely because he's living proof of its immense value, co-op has become an essential part of Enerfab's corporate DNA. Read more about Anderson here.

Friends, Family and Football Highlight UC’s Homecoming Celebration

The University of Cincinnati welcomes alumni, students, friends and fans to campus for reunions, tailgating, the parade, and the Homecoming football game on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Street Closures: Plan Ahead for UC Homecoming Activities

Around the University of Cincinnati campus, some streets will close during the early-to-late-morning hours on Saturday, Oct. 6, while traffic and parking on other nearby streets will be restricted.

Become a UC Champion With Elevate UC


ElevateUC is a platform for engaging alumni, faculty, staff, students, and parents on social media. Each member is called a “UC Champion,” and they are people who share the latest news and information like blog posts, events, contests and more using social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

UCAA Celebrates #NationalBookLoversDay With Famous UC Authors

Book lovers

August 9 is #NationalBookLoversDay and the University of Cincinnati alumni family has contributed some enticing options to help you celebrate.

Why are UC’s Colors Red & Black?

College Colors Day

Have you ever wondered why UC's colors are red and black? We did a little digging and discovered the answer.

Let Freedom Roar! Celebrating Bearcat Heroes This Fourth of July

4th of July

While your Independence Day may be filled with all things grilling, fireworks, and red, white and blue, take a minute to recognize a few American heroes who also happen to be Bearcats.

Here are just a few of many University of Cincinnati alumni who contributed their intelligence, talents and lives for the good ole’ U.S. of A.

Alumna Addresses Adult Autism from Mother’s Perspective

With one of every 68 children diagnosed with some form of autism, support for autistic children has become more prevalent in recent years. Yet, yesterday’s autistic child is today’s autistic adult, and as such faces an evolving set of challenging circumstances that are less well understood or appreciated.

4 UC Hidden Treasures You Should Be Familiar With

hidden treasures

Like many universities, UC has its fair share of impressive alumni, fabulous feats, and award-winning mentions. From McMicken’s cupola to the shoe closet in CCM, UC’s campus is truly a treasure trove architectural and natural beauty, artistic creativity, and elusive gems. Here are a few of our favorite hidden UC treasures.

5 UC Legends You Didn’t Know That You Need to Know!

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Whether you recently graduated or are a well-seasoned UC alumnus, you’re likely familiar with some of the university’s urban legends. Maybe you first heard about them while reading The Red & Black Book, while walking across McMicken Lawn to class, or hanging out with friends in TUC.

Share Your Feedback and Win Prizes!

As the University of Cincinnati prepares to celebrate its Bicentennial, the Alumni Association wants to hear from as many alumni as possible to help share our future.

Alumni Weekend: Things To Do


Alumni Weekend is quickly approaching and there are so many things for you to do, see and reminisce about this year. So grab your favorite UC gear, brush up on your moves for “Down the Drive,” and let us help you plan your trip back to campus home.

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. Check out a list of events here!

President Pinto's Strategic Direction #NextLivesHere

We are unleashing our vision! Leading urban public universities into a new era of innovation and impact. Read more on President Pinto's strategic direction.

Alumna’s Career a Testament to Volunteerism’s Mutual Benefits


Meet CAHS alumna Mary Kay Brown ('02). Her career is a true testament to volunteerism's mutual benefits.


#UCLove Stories

#UCLove represents the UC community’s love for the university in different forms.


To submit your #UCLove story for consideration, fill out the form and it could be on our site.

UC Mourns the Loss of Bob Dobbs, Extraordinary Volunteer Leader

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If you listed the various traits that might best define the “quintessential Bearcat,” you would have described Bob. For 45 years, he checked all the boxes while jumping headlong into each new day with unmatched fervor, energy and love for his university and fellow Bearcats.

UC Alumni Association Names Top Alumni Award Winners

The University of Cincinnati Alumni Association announced the recipients of its highest honors for UC alumni.


Read about the 4 UC alumni to receive highest honors at April 12 event here.

Nursing the Future: Generational Commitment to a Timeless Profession

Many people talk of “going into the family business.” For Sarah Oerther, NUR ’04, that’s the nursing profession. After all, she grew up with nurses all around her as familial role models.

Bearcat With a Horn: For Love of Alma Mater

Bob Hockenberger loves to play UC’s Alma Mater.

CCM Alumni & Friends Toast CCM Preparatory’s New Horizons Orchestra

CCM alumni and friends came together to celebrate the orchestra and its members by hearing performances and enjoying a pretty special cocktail...

UC Experience Inspires NY Entrepreneur’s Ticket Business

Customers of innovative New York start-up Seatslink enjoy the full experience associated with attending a game or show largely because the entrepreneur behind it sought out a UC education more than two decades ago.

CEAS Alumni Reception - Dayton

UC Aerocats

Open to all alumni, join CEAS for a reception featuring UC’s AeroCats team.

LGBTQ Workshops

Ally Training

UCAA offers Ally Training and Advocate Training Certifications through the UC LGBTQ Center.

Amy Banks ’06

UC alumna Dr. Amy Banks ’06

Meet CAHS alumna and recent Distinguished Alumni Award honoree Dr. Amy Banks ’06.

Pharmacy Alumni Council Welcomes New Graduates to Alumni Family

Pharmacy Alumni Council

The College of Pharmacy Alumni Council seeks to foster fellowship among alumni, provide opportunities for continuing education, and serve as a liaison between alumni and the college, faculty, administration and students.

Bearcats at the Ballpark

Bearcats at the Ballpark - National Networks

Bearcats are taking over baseball stadiums across the country this summer with Bearcats at the Ballpark. Join us at a city near you!

Helmer, Kreider and Myers Receive Law Alumni Awards

Law Alumni Awards 2017

A record-breaking crowd recently joined leaders of the University of Cincinnati Law Alumni Board at the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon held at the Hall of Mirrors in the Hilton Netherland Plaza in downtown Cincinnati.

Buckeyes and Bearcats Day at the Statehouse Highlights

Buckeyes and Bearcats Day at the Statehouse 2017

Check out social media highlights from Buckeyes and Bearcats Day at the Statehouse.

Presidential Tour - Washington, DC

Presidential Tour

Meet New UC President Neville Pinto and connect with your fellow Bearcats on May 24.

Lindner College of Business Groundbreaking Ceremony

New College of Business Rendering

Please join UC President Neville Pinto, Dean David Szymanski and Lindner College of Business students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters for a look into the future as we officially break ground on the new facility.

Bearcat and Buckeye Day at the Statehouse

Buckeyes and Bearcats Day at the Statehouse 2017

The University of Cincinnati and The Ohio State University come together as a unified voice to speak on the importance of higher education issues to the Ohio Legislature.

Inaugural DAAP Maker’s Market Fosters Student + Alumni Creative Entrepreneurs

DAAP Makers Market

Dreamed up by Industrial Design 3rd Year Audrey Torrence and inspired by the likes of City Flea and Crafty Supermarket, the event was the perfect platform for makers.

Perks of becoming an alumnus

UC alumnae

Recent grads get several perks when they join the #UCAlumni family.

New A&S Activity Board Provides Volunteer Opportunities

UC Uptown campus

Caring deeply about something often means getting directly involved. That opportunity is available for A&S grads who want to ensure the success of their college.

Diploma Frame Contest

UCAA Diploma Frame

Thank a faculty or staff member for a chance to win a diploma frame, courtesy of Church Hill Classics.

Cowell Honored for Profound Impact on Nursing Profession

Dean Greer Glazer and Julia Cowell

The UC alumna will receive the 2017 College of Nursing Outstanding Alumni Award at the UC Distinguished Alumni Celebration on April 20.

Spring Commencement 2017

UC alumnae

The UC Alumni Association welcomes the Class of 2017 to the family.

#DAAPfash17 After Party

DAAP Fashion Show

Mix with fellow alumni, faculty and new grads as we celebrate the 66th Annual DAAP Fashion Show.

Bearcats Welcomed Back for UC Alumni Weekend Festivities

UC Uptown campus

UC Alumni Weekend returns April 20-23 with the UC Distinguished Alumni Celebration gala, Cincinnati Reds and FC Cincinnati outings, Golden Bearcats 50-year reunion, and more.

Starting Up the Next Generation

Tim Metzner presenting

UC alumnus returns to alma mater to mentor aspiring entrepreneurs.

Darwin T. Turner Scholarship Gala

Darwin T. Turner Scholars

The Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program celebrates their 40th anniversary at their annual banquet.

Attending ‘PLANETpalooza’ is the Natural Thing To Do


Celebrate Earth Day with the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Cincinnati Center for Field Studies.

Bearcats at the Ballpark 2017

Bearcats at the Ballpark

The annual UC night at Great American Ball Park is back when the Cincinnati Reds take on the Chicago Cubs on Friday, April 21.

Social Work Alumni Focus on Hot Topics

CAHS Panel

The UC Social Work Alumni Board offers affordable CEU training sessions for UC alumni on critical issues in the field.

Alumni Weekend 2017

Alumni Weekend 2017

Head back to campus for our annual spring gathering for all UC alumni and friends.

Distinguished Alumni Celebration

Distinguished Alumni Celebration

UC Alumni Association recognizes and celebrates the many contributions and overall excellence of UC alumni with an evening of perfomances cocktails, dinner and special presentations.

Astronomical Alumna: A Shepherd By Way of the Stars

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UC alumna begins a new chapter in her life.

CCM Provides Strong Presence in ‘The President’s Own’ U.S. Marine Band

Marine Band 2017

UC alumni perform in the 2017 Presidential Inauguration.

Kuhlman to Lead Alumni Association’s Campus Engagement Efforts

As a third-generation legacy UC student, Kuhlman served as Student Alumni Council president.

Crosstown Shootout Game Watches

Game Watch DC/Baltimore

Find a game watch near you for the 2017 Crosstown Shootout on Thursday, Jan. 26.

Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout Contest

2017 Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout

Enter to win a 2017 Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout basketball signed by Mick Cronin.

Top Alumni Award Winners Announced

Distinguished Alumni Celebration

Four UC alumni to receive highest honors at April 20 event.

Welcome, President Pinto!

The University of Cincinnati selects 30th president.

UCAA Diploma Frame Giveaway

Thank a current UC faculty or staff member for a chance to win a UC diploma frame.

Rob Richardson's Alumni Column: On the Presidential Search

This is the fifth in a series of columns by University of Cincinnati Board Chair Rob Richardson, Jr., CEAS ’02, Law ’05.

Best to Lead Alumni Association’s Outreach and Engagement Programs

Learn more about our newest staff member, who's also a UC alumnus.

Best Moments during #UCHomecoming

Let's relish the best week of the school year, shall we?

Homecoming Update

More information on events and street closures.

Lindners and American Financial Group Give $11M to New Business Building

Transformative Gift is Largest Ever for the Lindner College of Business

Alumnus’ Success in Outdoor Industry Happens by Design

Learn about UC alumni Matt Paduano and his path to The North Face.

Coggins to Lead Alumni Relations Efforts for Pharmacy, CAHS

UC alumna & UCAA staff member Briana Coggins takes on a new role.

Homecoming 2016

Homecoming is nearly here - join us on campus Oct. 21-22.

UC Innovation Moves Forward

UC Board Chair Rob Richardson, Jr., CEAS ’02, Law ’05, continues his alumni column.

Coggins Receives Top Award

UCAA’s Bri Coggins, A&S '10, receives national award for outstanding adviser.

Homecoming 2016 Announcement

Alumni, Students to Enjoy Football and Pageantry on Campus

Senior Sendoff Success

Senior Sendoffs Give Incoming Freshmen a Head Start at UC

Meet Justin Gibson

Gibson Named Alumni Association’s Point Person for Diversity Engagement

Meet Jamie Muenzer

DAAP, CCM Alumni Relations Strengthened with Muenzer Addition

Alumni Serving Their Community

Twin Cities network is recognized for their volunteer efforts.

Rob Richardson's Alumni Column

University of Cincinnati Board Chair shares messages to alumni.

Thank You, Dr. Ono


Jennifer Heisey, executive director of the UC Alumni Association reflects on Dr. Santa Ono's leadership.

UC Community Band Summer Concerts

Catch a UC Community Band performance this summer.

Alumni Recollections

UC alumni reflect on their efforts to advance the university experience.

Alumna’s Book Captures News Record’s View of ’60s

The story of Kuhn’s wild ride is told through her new book, The Other UC and Me: Editing the Sixties.

Alumni Survey Provides Perspective, Shapes UCAA’s Priorities

The recent survey covers perceptions and views of the university.

Alumna Shares Insights into Race, Policing and What We Don’t See

Learn more about Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt, A&S ’87, and her talk at UC.

Nationwide Named Insurance Partner


Agreement includes access to a robust suite of insurance products with special UC alumni benefits or discounts.

Alumni Weekend 2016

Alumni Weekend

A Weekend full of festivities - join us on campus April 13-17.

DAAPmade: the Exhibition


A look inside the DAAP Alumni Network's month-long exhibition at the Malton Gallery in Hyde Park.

Bearcats at the Ballpark - 5/20/16

Bearcats at the Ballpark

UC alumni night is back, and bigger than ever before! Join us for a complete Bearcats takeover of Great American Ball Park.

#UCLove Stories

Bearcats share some of their #UCLove stories.

#HottestCollegeInAmerica Tour

The #HottestCollegeInAmerica Tour is coming to Cleveland (5/3) and Indianpolis (5/24). Join leaders from UC for a special reception near you.

Alumnus Receives Teaching Award

William J. Kehoe, A&S '64, receives one of the University of Virginia's highest distinctions.

Alumna Instigates Opportunities

Alumna's love for UC and devotion to her profession coalesced into a new idea that has begun to benefit future students.

Distinguished Alumni Named

Five UC alumni to receive highest honors at 2016 Distinguished Alumni Celebration.

Distinguished Alumni Celebration

Basketball Alumni Night - 2/4/16

Join us before the Bearcats take on USF! Event includes panel of UC Legends basketball players and dinner from Montgomery Inn.

Hottest Second City Gala - 1/27/16

Make plans to join us this coming January, and nominate fellow Bearcats in the Second City for our three awards.

Crosstown Shootout Contest

We're giving away five limited edition basketballs signed by Head Coach Mick Cronin, courtesy of our friends at Skyline Chili. 

New Alumni Website Launches

Take a look around the new and improved alumni.uc.edu. Learn about the changes we've already made and what else we have planned for the future.

Homecoming 2015

UC hosted one of its greatest celebrations in recent years when it staged the 2015 edition of Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 24. 

Bearcats on the Road

The Alumni Association is planning two Bearcats on the Road events this fall - Houston on 11/7 and USF on 11/20.

Kautz Alumni Masters Award

Alumnus Richard J. Theryoung, PhD (DAAP '67, A&S '69), has received the UC Foundation’s Kautz Alumni Masters Award, honoring him for his professional accomplishments in advertising and beyond.

Bowl Bound

Your Cincinnati Bearcats will play San Diego State University in the 2015 Hawai‘i Bowl.

Crosstown Shootout Game Watches

Alumni and fans are gathering all over the country at our official game watch locations. Find an event near you.


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