Past Events

2019 Summer Send-Off

Please join your fellow alumni for good conversation, drinks and New Haven-style pizza as we pass along good wishes to the current students that will be heading back to campus.

Taft Brewpourium
Time: 5-7 PM
Date: August 15th


Yale Day of Service

NAMIWalks is NAMI’s largest mental health awareness and fundraising event in the country.  NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Yale Day of Service participants will be volunteers for the Southwest Ohio Region NAMIWalks, which takes place at Sawyer Point Park, 705 East Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati. The start time for the 5k is 10:00 am. Check-in begins at 9:00 am, but volunteers start at 8:00 am to help out with registration etc.  Volunteers also stay after the event to assist with clean-up.

The Cincinnati Yale Club Family & Friends team also will walk the 5k together. Yale Club members are welcome to participate in any part of the event (set-up, walk and/or clean-up)

Date: May 11, 2019
Place: Sawyer Point Park
Time: starting 8 AM


Cincinnati Yale Club Annual Dinner

We are pleased to announce that Patricia Russo, Executive Director of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, will be our speaker this year.
Patricia Russo is a nationally recognized leader focused on improving the quality of life for women in Connecticut and the United States.  For over 25 years, she has held numerous leadership positions in public, private and not for profit organizations centered on women’s leadership.  She has held leadership positions on federal, state and local political campaigns.  She is also a member of the Council of Women’s Health Research at Yale University and chairs its Philanthropy and Communications Committee.
The Women’s Campaign School at Yale is a nonpartisan, issue neutral political campaign training program for women interested in running for public office, and for women interested in campaign management. Based at Yale Law School, it is a leading program attracting women from the U.S. and internationally.

Date: April 25, 2019
Location: Cincinnati Woman’s Club, 330 Lafayette Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220


Eli Yale’s 370th Birthday Party

Please join fellow Yalies to celebrate old Eli’s birthday — he’s 370 years young this year! Appetizers and a birthday cake will be provided by the Cincinnati Yale Club. To honor the roots of Elihu Yale’s fortune, we’ll be celebrating at a British-inspired venue. Details forthcoming. Just ask at the host stand for the Yale table or look for the Yale banner when you enter the venue. Attendance is free, but please respond online so we can make sure we have adequate space. All Yale alumni and their guests are welcome. Boola, Boola!


Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Location: The Pub at Rookwood Mews, 2692 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208

Inaugural Quarterly Women’s Event

Inspired by Yale University’s celebration in 2019 of 50 years of coeducation at Yale College and 150 years of coeducation at Yale University, the Cincinnati Yale Club is introducing a new initiative for women students/graduates/alumnae and their family and friends. Barbara Wagner, Yale ’73 (the first 4-year co-educated class), spoke about the early days of coeducation at Yale, putting in perspective how much times have changed in the past 50 years. In the spring, Gillian Benet Sella, Harvard ’87, will speak about life as a professional musician, generally, and her life as a harpist, currently with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Future speakers may include scientists, surgeons, lawyers, artists, among others.

February 20, 2019 @ the Bay Horse Café
625 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Time: 6-8 PM


Feb Club Emeritus

On different nights in February, Yalies of ALL ages, shapes, and sizes gather in different cities around the world to share the company of fellow Yale alumni and celebrate the winter blues away. In Cincinnati, we celebrated at Los Potrillos!

Date: February 25, 2019
Place: Los Potrillos, 316 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220 (Clifton, by UC)) from 5:30-8:30 PM.  


Winter Family Event

February 10, 2019 @ the Indian Hill Winter Club
10005 Fletcher Rd, Camp Dennison, OH 45111
Time: 3-5 PM. 

Ice skating, open gym, appetizers, and cash bar.  Food is available for purchase.


2018 Annual Meeting & Dinner

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: University Club, 401 E 4th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

The 2018 Annual Dinner speaker was Jeremiah Quinlan, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions & Financial Aid, Yale University.  Jeremiah’s talk was titled: Creating the Yale College Community: Admissions and the Future Yale Student.


Yale Day of Service

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Time: 7:30 am – 1:30 pm; shift/walk details below
Location: Sawyer Point Park, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMIWalks is NAMI’s largest mental health awareness and fundraising event in the country. Yale Day of Service volunteers helped set up for the Southwest Ohio Region NAMIWalks, meet and greet, check-in/register and pass out T-shirts, and assist with site clean up.  With more than 85 NAMIWalks going on in 2018, we joined the movement and walked for mental health!



Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Cedar Village, 5467 Cedar Village Drive, Mason, OH – in the CRCC

Magavet, one of the nation’s premiere Jewish a cappella singing groups, composed of Yale undergraduate students, is known for its sweet blend of voices, unique arrangements and lighthearted sense of humor. The group’s repertoire ranges from modern Israeli pop tunes and Renaissance choral works to Yiddish folk tunes and Zionist classics.


Lunch and Learn: The Nature Conservancy

Monday, March 19, 2018
Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Location: The Taft Center (425 Walnut St, Downtown)

Two Yale School of Forestry alumni described their work at The Nature Conservancy in Ohio and throughout the world, including research and communications on energy production, and the role of nature in solving challenges for people. Dr. Anne Trainor and Bill Stanley discussed their training at Yale School of Forestry, and how these experiences shaped their decisions and careers.


Feb Club Emeritus

Monday, February 26th, 2018
5:30pm – 8:30pm
Cactus Pear (3215 Jefferson Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220)

On different nights in February, Yalies of ALL ages, shapes, and sizes gather in different cities around the world to share the company of fellow Yale alumni and celebrate the winter blues away. Cincinnati Yalies gathered this February at Cactus Pear and enjoyed an night of good food and great company!


Lunchtime Lecture with Yale Dept. of History Professor Timothy Snyder

“Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning”
When: Monday, February 26th
Time: 12:00pm
Where: The Cintas Center, Banquet Room

Professor Timothy Snyder delivered a lunch talk as part of Xavier’s Ethics/Religion and Society Lecture Series. A Professor of History at Yale University, Timothy Snyder is the author of the bestselling book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons on the Twentieth Century. He is also the author of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, and the forthcoming work Roads to Unfreedom, which chronicles the rise of authoritarianism in Russia, Europe, and America.


Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Cincinnati Yale Club Holiday Reception 2017
Location: Teller’s of Hyde Park (2710 Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208)

Yale alumni, current students, early admits and their guests shared in the spirit of the season. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres were provided by the Cincinnati Yale Club along with happy hour drink specials.


Cincinnati Pops on  November 10.  
Featured Remarks by Conductor John Morris Russell

Friday, November 10, 2017

The magnificently renovated Cincinnati Music Hall was the backdrop of an evening with the renowned Cincinnati Pops orchestra, including a private dinner featuring remarks by our beloved Conductor John Morris Russell (Williams ’82).

The Pops description: “Be there as we record Volume 2 of American Originals, live from Cincinnati Music Hall! We’ll explore the rich heritage of American popular music at the dawn of the 20th Century through the warm and effervescent sound of the Cincinnati Pops. Volume 2 stars roots and blues singer Rhiannon Giddens, ragtime singer-songwriter Pokey LaFarge and bluegrass masters Steep Canyon Rangers.”


Fall Luncheon with Jane Timken and David Pepper

Date: October 12, 2017
Time: 12:30pm – 2pm
Location: The Taft Center at Fountain Square, 2nd Floor, US Bank Tower, 425 Walnut Street

  • Ohio politics has taken on a local purple color as both the Republican and Democratic parties are led by Cincinnati natives, as well as graduates of Harvard and Yale!  Please join us for lunch and a discussion of state and federal politics with Jane Timken, Harvard ’89, and David Pepper, Yale ’93, JD ’99.


State of the City
Date: Tuesday, May 23rd
Time: 12:30pm – 2pm
Location: University Club (401 E 4th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202) !!NEW VENUE!!

Vice Mayor David Mann (Harvard), Cincinnati City Council member P.G. Sittenfeld (Princeton), and former Cincinnati City Council member and former Hamilton County Commissioner David Pepper (Yale) were panelists in this year’s State of the City address! They discussed the current opportunities and challenges facing Cincinnati, touching on current events and socioeconomic issues in Cincinnati and the greater tri-state area. This event was co-sponsored by the Cincinnati Yale Club, the Harvard Club of Cincinnati, and the Ohio Valley Princeton Association.


Yale Day of Service 2017
Date: Saturday, May 13th
Time: 9:00am – 2:30pm
Location: Dress for Success Cincinnati (205 W 4th Street, Suite 900, Cincinnati, OH 45202)

The Cincinnati Yale Day of Service 2017 supported the mission of Dress for Success Cincinnati by donating clothing and assisting staff with receiving and sorting clothing donations at its donation center.


Admitted Students Reception

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Teller’s of Hyde Park (2710 Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208)

Yale alumni to welcome students admitted to the Yale College Class of 2021 and their families to our Yale community! ASC members, especially those who interviewed admitted students, are particularly encouraged to attend in order to provide relevant insight to prospective students still weighing their decision

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