Stories

From scholarship programs that help students pursue their dreams to research funding that is paving the way for medical breakthroughs, donors are changing lives at UC and UC Health. Follow the links below to read more about the difference philanthropy is making on the lives of UC students, faculty, researchers and patients.

Zac MooreInvesting in Others

Business scholarships allow a finance student the time to take on the role of a leader in three organizations on campus. In this position of influence, he is able to inspire other students with his efforts both inside and outside the classroom.

Brandon UlmSupporting the Future

A donor-funded scholarship helped a gifted student earn a degree and kickstart his career. Now he's looking ahead to how he can support others like him.


 

Nancy Brooks and her 9-year-old sonA Nontraditional Journey

Scholarship support helped a single mother pursue a degree in Paralegal Studies. Now she is passing on the importance of education and philanthropy to her son.

 

 

Jeff Bosworth planeA Legacy Continued

Jeff Bosworth served three decades as a member of the US Navy before becoming a UC Clermont professor and vocal advocate for fellow veterans. Now, a memorial scholarship fund is helping to continue his legacy of assistance to veterans.

 

OCD Cakes - Delicious looking set of six cupcakesSweet Support

Donor-funded scholarships helped James Avant pursue a dream of operating a bakery with a purpose. Now he's combining his passion with a degree in neurobiology to raise awareness for mental health issues one cake at a time.

 

Expanding Horizons

Donor support helped a group of UC Blue Ash students study abroad in Peru. The lessons they learned will travel with them well beyond the classroom, even after they return to school.

 

Getting Back in the Pool

Donor-funded athletics scholarships helped Jackie Keire become a Bearcat and complete a journey from tragedy to triumph in the water.

 

 

A Gift for the Future

A $3 million gift will help propel brain tumor research at UC Health. For the donors, it's a personal gesture that may impact the world.

 

 

Making a Musician

When seven-year-old Taylor Fleshman’s father bought her a harp on eBay – she never imagined she would one day attend a world-class music conservatory and play with orchestras on three continents.

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