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There’s a consensus about University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina among those who have worked with him, listened to him or just liked his daily posts on Instagram: He’s authentic.

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Art and Dayton's Collective Humanity

When I walked into the gallery in the President’s Residence, I felt overcome by the truth, beauty — and sheer power — of a display of paintings and photographs by more than a dozen local African-American artists that will grace the walls until Nov. 20.

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And the Emmy Goes to...

A hush filled the nearly full Science Center as the credits rolled for the student-produced short documentary "Epicenter: Dayton’s Opioid Crisis." Several exclaimed, "Wow!" and "Whew!" Then, in unison, the audience rose and applauded what can only be described as a cinematic tour de force. Can we give this film an Emmy now?

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Make a Difference

Presiding over the largest undergraduate commencement ceremony in University of Dayton history, President Eric Spina gave graduates a charge: “Do not use your degree just to make a living. Use your degree to make a difference.”

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President Spina's First Day

On his first day as president, Eric F. Spina emphasized his commitment to Catholic, Marianist traditions, engagement with the greater community, support for students and faculty, and research excellence.