Love at the U

Love at the U

By UM Alumni Association

Love at the U

By UM Alumni Association
Hear the story of Allan and Patti Herbert, the official lovers of the University of Miami.

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Alan and Patti Herbert

The Herberts have spent their 50-plus years together celebrating the love that first blossomed at the University of Miami and has grown exponentially with each passing year. 

The couple met in 1954, while Patti was sitting at a typewriter in the Miami Hurricane office. Patti’s reply when Alan asked her out on a date was, “well, if we go on our first date, it has to be memorable.” 

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