Patti Collins is between business calls and picking up her grandson at preschool. She is dressed in red boots and a pink hat. The wife of “bring on the funk” musician Bootsy Collins, she is quick to laugh and quick to get to the point: “I am married to a legend, but I’m just Patti: a little country girl from New Richmond.”
Jay Chatterjee, recognized for his transformational impact on the University of Cincinnati architecture program and the campus itself, will be honored by ArtsWave with its Sachs Fund Prize.
The Farmer Family Foundation made a $10 million gift to support research and care through the Cincinnati Cancer Center, a collaboration of the University of Cincinnati, UC Health and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. With a focus on faculty recruitment and research, the gift will advance the center’s effort to achieve the National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center designation.
Assistance League is supporting the CYC-UCBA Mentoring Collaborative, a new partnership between the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative and the University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash.
The Fifth Third Foundation and Fifth Third Bank are giving $7.5 million and $2.5 million, respectively, to support the fight against cancer.