Alumni Celebration lockup

Alumni Celebration

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

During 2021 Alumni Week, recognizing Alumni Celebration honorees is taking a new and creative form in lieu of an event on Thursday evening. More details forthcoming.

2021 Honorees

Wyler headshot

Jeffrey L. Wyler, Bus '65, Hon '11

William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement


This award is given to an alumnus of the University of Cincinnati solely on the basis of notable achievement in his or her field. The Taft Medal differs from the Robert E. Dobbs Distinguished Service Award in that it is not restricted to service to the university. The award is in honor and memory of William Howard Taft, Law 1880, Hon ’25, twenty-seventh president of the United States and tenth chief justice.




Wiesmann's posed together

Sandra S. Wiesmann, CECH '66
William P. Wiesmann, MD, A&S '68, Hon. '08

Robert E. Dobbs Distinguished Service Award


The Robert E. Dobbs Distinguished Service Award recognizes alumni who have rendered outstanding, faithful and selfless service to their alma mater.




Dr. Lewis headshot

Christopher T. Lewis, MD, Med '00

Marian A. Spencer Mosaic Award


The Marian A. Spencer Mosaic Award is presented to an alumnus/alumna whose leadership enhances our shared community through cultivating collaboration, fostering inclusiveness, championing the cause of the underrepresented, and promoting equity and opportunity for all.





Anndréa M. Moore, Bus ’10

Jeffrey Hurwitz Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award


This award is given to a UC graduate on the basis of significant professional achievement in his or her field of endeavor, and continued service and involvement with the university and community. This award is in honor and memory of Jeffrey Hurwitz, BBA ’72, MBA ’73, former president of the UC Alumni Association’s Board of Governors.



Outstanding Alumni Awards

2021 College Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients
College Name Award Recipient
College of Allied Health Sciences Terri A. Hollenkamp, CAHS '83, '85
College of Arts and Sciences
John S. Michelman, PhD, A&S '60
Blue Ash College Anita Ingram, UCBA '90, Bus '92
Carl H. Lindner College of Business Patricia S. Kautz, Bus '88
Clermont College Christopher M. Titzer, Cler '12, '13, CECH '14
College-Conservatory of Music Betty S. Glover, CCM '44
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Daniel S. Iacofano, PhD, FAICP, FASLA, DAAP '76
College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services Reginald A. Wilkinson, EdD, CECH '98
College of Engineering and Applied Science Carol C. Clinton, PhD, CEAS '81, '08, '11
College of Law Melany Stinson Newby, JD, Law '74
College of Medicine Martin A. Samuels, MD, Med '71, Hon. '05
College of Nursing Janice M. Dyehouse, PhD, Nur '72, A&S '89
James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy Gregory A. Fox, RPh, Pharm '83
UC Athletics Mary S. Wineberg, CECH ’02