Greater Cincinnati Chapter




Alumni, parents, students and fans:  I send you greetings from Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky!

We are CrimsonAti, the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the University of Alabama National Alumni Association.  We are CrimsonAti Proud!  Our members come from all over the Cincinnati area.  We are employed in health care, insurance, manufacturing, real estate, business, education, social services, industry, and many other facets of work.  Many of our members are parents of current UA students.  We like to stay in touch with our UA students and we get actively involved in various community service projects.  Our first endowed scholarship is now funded and we will offer annual scholarships to prospective UA students.  See “How to Apply” below.

Join us for our GameDay watch parties at our new location, Fueled Collective at Rookwood Commons, just off I-71.  This is a new watch party location for CrimsonAti and we look forward to hosting some exciting events there.  Take a video tour of Fueled Collective here: We do not have a tailgate on campus for the 2020 football season due to COVID restrictions.

If you use social media, you can find us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and we have a YouTube channel.

What does it mean to be ‘CrimsonAti Proud’?  It means we strive to be the very best.  Our students excel both academically and athletically.  Our parents are proud.  Our alumni are working hard to make Greater Cincinnati a great place to live and work.  Our ‘Roll Tide’ philosophy gives our community a winning attitude.

We are CrimsonAti Proud, Roll Tide!

Louis E. Mays
CrimsonAti President

CrimsonAti Invites YOU to JOIN Today!!!       

To join CrimsonAti, the Greater Cincinnati Chapter, complete and return the Membership Application or Join Online

You DO NOT have to be an Alabama graduate to join.  Parents of UA students and Roll Tide fans are also welcome to join.

Your local chapter dues make YOU a part of our success.

Student Recruitment, Scholarships, Community Service, Social Events, Game Day Watch parties, and MORE!

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Member Benefits:

CrimsonAti has formed partnerships with various businesses in Cincinnati and Tuscaloosa that provides a benefit to members.  If you are a valid member of CrimsonAti, you can take advantage of the following:

























Adopt a Freshman

Let’s face it, Tuscaloosa is a long drive from Greater Cincinnati.  It’s not easy for a freshman to be so far away from home.  That’s why we have established Adopt a Freshman.  New students can be ‘adopted’ by an upperclassman from Greater Cincinnati.  After sharing contact information, our mentors help new students get acclimated to campus life.  They assist with carpooling and travel issues between Cincinnati and Tuscaloosa.  They can provide tips on where to shop, eat, tailgate, and will help guide new students to organizations and services on campus related to their needs and major.

These are our six mentors who have volunteered to adopt freshmen this coming academic year.

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Louis E. Mays

Chapter President

Greater Cincinnati Chapter
P. O. Box 54778
Cincinnati, OH  45254

Membership Application – Online

Chapter Officers


President – Louis Mays

Vice-President – Diana Day

Secretary – Angela Andsager

Treasurer – Ted Kluemper

Scholarship – Gina Weisgerber

Events/Community Service – Andi Mapes

New Student Recruitment – Cynthia Gevedon

Membership – Virginia Mapes –

Young Alumni – Laura Canaday –


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Laura Canaday


We are pleased to introduce Laura Canaday as our new Young Alumni Coordinator!
Laura is a 2017 UA grad, originally from Chicago.
She is employed at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

We invite all recent UA grads to join our Young Alumni group on Facebook:

Scholarship Information


Greater Cincinnati Alumni Chapter Endowed Scholarship” 

A key objective of our chapter is to provide scholarships to deserving Bama bound students from the Greater Cincinnati, Dayton and northern Kentucky region and to assist in the recruitment of future area high school students who are considering The University of Alabama for their higher education.  We are pleased to announce a second endowed scholarship made possible by the generosity of the Cusick family.  We are able to reach these goals through the continuous support of our chapter members, the local alumni and friends of The University of Alabama & CrimsonAti.

Even though we have raised the minimum amount to be able to award an endowed scholarship, we wish to continue raising funds so that additional scholarships and/or award amounts can be offered.  If you would like to contribute to the Scholarship, you can do so by mailing a check or making a secure online payment.

Contribution By Mail

Please make your check payable to the “Greater Cincinnati Alumni Chapter Endowed Scholarship” and mail to:

Mrs. Deborah Parr
Scholarships & Endowments
Office of Alumni Affairs, The University of Alabama
P. O. Box 861928
Tuscaloosa, AL 35486

The donor will receive a tax-deductible receipt from “The Alumni Fund”, a non-profit, charitable organization.


Online Giving

Now it’s easier than ever to contribute to the “Greater Cincinnati Alumni Chapter Endowed Scholarship”!
A new secured, online giving site has been created to give everyone the opportunity to make a tax deductible contribution.  Go to and complete the form and payment information.
The donor will receive a tax-deductible receipt from “The Alumni Fund”, a non-profit, charitable organization.

Gift Matching —Double or even triple your gift to UA! Many employers match charitable contributions made by their employees. First, find out if your company has a matching gift policy . If they do match charitable gifts, enter the employer’s name or choose “Add” from the lookup screen when you find your company.

Thank you for supporting the “Greater Cincinnati Alumni Chapter Endowed Scholarship” which helps students realize their dreams of attending our great University!

If you have questions about our Chapter’s endowed scholarship fund, please contact us at

How To Apply

A prospective student must apply for Admission to UA to apply for scholarships.  Applicants are given a myBama user name and password. This is a personal account they will use for almost everything on campus (applying for housing, registering for classes, even ordering football tickets).  They can only apply for UA scholarships through their myBama account.  So they will receive all of this information once they have completed their ADMISSION application. Click here for more information about applying for scholarships:


Chapter Meeting
August 8, 2021 – 6:30 p.m.
Fueled Collective
3825 Edwards Road
Cincinnati, OH  45209

To keep updated on our tent, join our Tailgating Fans group on Facebook here:

CrimsonAti at the Game

Join us GameDay on campus for a taste of Cincinnati (Skyline, goetta, good food and friendship).

Facebook users can click here for all CrimsonAti events:

  Greater Cincinnati UA Alumni Chapter

Football Games (opener, SEC and post-season games) are viewed at:

Fueled Collective
3825 Edwards Road
Cincinnati, OH  45209

Facebook users can join our Watch Party Fans group here:



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2018 Bama Bound Freshman Send-Off