UC Alumni Celebration: Todd C. DeGarmo, DAAP '82
Private, invitation-only event. Space is limited.
UC Alumni Celebration: Award Celebration + Reception Honoring Todd DeGarmo
Thursday, April 20
6 - 8 p.m.
The Cincinnati Ballet Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance
1801 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Please join us for a festive evening celebrating Todd DeGarmo as he receives the William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement. This special reception and presentation of the UC Alumni Association’s highest honor features great Bearcat camaraderie, joyous entertainment and cocktails followed by a delicious, chef-curated dinner-by-the-bite.
Dress: Cocktail attire is recommended for the evening. The Cincinnati Ballet kindly requests guests consider not wearing stiletto-style shoes to protect their studio floor.
Parking: Valet parking will be available at the main entrance located off of Gilbert Avenue. Additional details will be sent to guests prior to the evening.
Todd DeGarmo: Alumni Celebration Pop-Up Gallery + Private UC Campus Tour
Friday, April 21
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Fifth Third Arena
Fifth Third Vault (just inside the East entrance)
2700 O'Varsity Way
Cincinnati, OH 45219
The UC Alumni Association has curated a special pop-up gallery featuring custom portraits of our honorees and a replica of the 2023 mural installation. You are invited to join Todd at the gallery and on a private UC campus tour with key stops throughout the Uptown Campus.
Dress: Business casual attire is recommended for the afternoon. Consider comfortable footwear if participating in the campus tour.
Parking: Parking is recommended in Corry Garage or Varsity Village Garage. Parking will be validated at the event. Additional details will be sent to guests prior to the afternoon.
Todd C. DeGarmo, DAAP '82
William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement
An unabashedly unconventional problem-solver, Todd DeGarmo, FAIA believes in the transformative power of design and creativity to lift the trajectories of individual lives and entire communities. He has developed an impressive track record of bringing architectural solutions to complex projects, delivering success on both the practical and aesthetic levels. Principal and CEO Emeritus of Washington, D.C.-based STUDIOS Architecture, Todd is a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects and a member of the Interior Design Hall of Fame.
The William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement is the highest honor the UC Alumni Association bestows. 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 award is in honor and memory of William Howard Taft, Law 1880, Hon 1925, twenty-seventh president of the United States and tenth chief justice.
Make a Gift in Honor of Todd DeGarmo
To help celebrate this honor, please consider making a gift to the Todd DeGarmo Scholarship Fund which was established to provide support for a full-time College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) student in the School of Architecture and Interior Design.
A limited courtesy room block is available at The Graduate Cincinnati Hotel. Located on the University of Cincinnati campus, this hotel celebrates local legends and the city’s standout architecture in every room. Reserve online or call (513) 487-3800 by April 3, and mention the Todd DeGarmo room block.
Additional hotel recommendations include The Lytle Park Hotel, 21 c Museum Hotel Cincinnati or Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel.
Visit the Mural
Located at 1430 Vine Street in Over-the-Rhine, a striking mural portraying our 2023 UC Alumni Celebration honorees will be unveiled during Alumni Week and remain on display through March 2024. We invite you to visit this newest Cincinnati community art project at your leisure.
Executive Director of Alumni & Donor Experience, College & Constituent Engagement