UW-Eau Claire Alumni

Alumni events calendar

Sept. 6, 2014
Tailgate with the Blugolds!

The UW-Eau Claire football team opens its 2014 season against the University of St. Thomas. Join your fellow Blugold alumni, and kick off the season in style! Pregame gathering: 10:30 a.m. at Groveland Tap, 1834 St. Clair Ave., St. Paul, 651-699-5058, www.grovelandtap.com. Food and beverages available for purchase. Kickoff: 1:10 p.m., Palmer Field, O’Shaughnessy Stadium, University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul. General admission game tickets are available at the gate. View invitation.

Sept. 18, 2014
Madison area alumni gathering

On behalf of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation, Andy and Anna Burish invite you as a guest into their home, 4273 Blackstone Court, Middleton, WI, on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m. to join alumni and friends for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and conversation. Hear exciting news from Chancellor James Schmidt about UW-Eau Claire people, places and recent program developments. Please RSVP by Sept. 11 to Michele Olson or call 715-836-3526. View invitation.

Sept. 20, 2014
The Singing Statesmen sing National Anthem

Join UW-Eau Claire Singing Statesmen alumni, students, employees and their families for Blugold Night with the Minnesota Twins. Singing Statesmen are invited to join us for the singing of our national anthem on Sept. 20, 2014, at Target Field, Minneapolis, as the Minnesota Twins take on the Cleveland Indians at 6:10 p.m. Please contact the Minnesota Twins Box Office, 1-800-33-TWINS, for tickets. Ask for the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Night promotion on Sept. 20. Tickets are available for this group in the Skyline View section at $15 per ticket. All Statesmen members should meet just inside Gate 6 by 5 p.m. to meet with Gary Schwartzhoff, conductor, and Craig Gumz, former Statesman and employee of the Minnesota Twins. Deadline for ticket sales is Sept. 12. For details, please contact Gary R. Schwartzhoff, DMA, Director of Choral Activities, 715-836-4056 or Gary Schwartzhoff. View invitation.

Sept. 24, 2014
Let's Do Lunch noon-hour lecture series

The September session of the Let's Do Lunch noon-hour lecture series sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association. The event will run from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Fanny Hill Restaurant in Eau Claire. Tickets for the event, which is open to the public, are $13 per person and include presentation, the Fanny Hill buffet, beverage, tax and tip. To reserve tickets, send e-mail to alumni@uwec.edu or call 715-836-3266.

Sept. 26, 2014
Color 'Em Blugold 2 mile walk/run

Join us for the 2nd Annual Color 'Em Blugold 2 mile BLUGOLD color run, taking place totally on the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire campus. Come join your fellow Blugolds to kick off the homecoming week! Last year was a blast, and this year will be even bigger! This year, Golden Key is proud to partner with the UW-Eau Claire PRIDE Program, which serves children ages 5-16 with cognitive, sensory, and physical disabilities by providing them with individualized and/or group instruction in the areas of skill development, fitness, and sport/recreational activities. 100% of net proceeds will go to help them purchase new equipment for these awesome kids!

Registration before Sept. 12 is $25, and registration after Sept. 12 is $30. Children 12 and under run for only $10! Race sign-in starts at 4 p.m., Sept. 26, with race commencing at 5:30p.m. For more details view event poster.

Oct. 3-4, 2014
Golden Blugolds Weekend

UW-Eau Claire alumni who graduated in 1964 or earlier have earned the title of "Golden Blugold" and are invited to a special weekend on campus Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4. On Oct. 3, Golden Blugolds will be invited to a reception and luncheon in the Ojibwe Room of W. R. Davies Student Center at UW-Eau Claire. Including many other great events in conjunction with Homecoming on Oct. 12. More details soon.

Oct. 3-4, 2014
Homecoming 2014

SAVE THE DATE! UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2014 will be Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4. Watch Homecoming Web page for details. Check out some of the highlights from 2013.

Oct. 3-4, 2014
Alpha Kappa Lambda Reunion

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SAVE THE DATE! Come back to Eau Claire at Homecoming for the 50th Anniversary of Alpha Kappa Lambda. For more information please contact Tim Coburn, 715-836-0181 or timothycoburn@att.net

 

Oct. 4, 2014
1974 Nursing Class Reunion

http://www.collettevacations.com/timages/timages_2014/noblockimages_2014/89.jpgHas it really been 40 years since we hung our uniforms in that big tree outside the Nursing Building?! Mark your calendars for Sat. Oct 4, to make a trip back to Eau Claire for the Nursing reunion and all the Homecoming festivities, including the annual nursing walk, parade and football game. After the game join your classmates for an informal gathering at Girolamo’s Court n’ House Bar & Grill, 113 W Grand Ave., Eau Claire.  Spouses/guests welcome.  

More details coming in September...via email!  Looking forward to seeing you...SPREAD THE WORD! For more information or to RSVP, please contact Becky (Tessendorf) Kneer, 715-309-9065 or becky.kneer@gmail.com.

Oct. 29, 2014
Let's Do Lunch noon-hour lecture series

The October session of the Let's Do Lunch noon-hour lecture series sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association. The event will run from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Fanny Hill Restaurant in Eau Claire. Tickets for the event, which is open to the public, are $13 per person and include presentation, the Fanny Hill buffet, beverage, tax and tip. To reserve tickets, send e-mail to alumni@uwec.edu or call 715-836-3266.

Oct. 20-28, 2014
Accent on the Adriatic - Oceania Cruises

http://www.collettevacations.com/timages/timages_2014/noblockimages_2014/89.jpgImmerse yourself in ancient history and stunning landscapes as you cruise the azure waters of the Adriatic aboard the deluxe Oceania Cruises Marina. Adriatic wonders come to life with visits to captivating ports on the renowned shores of Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Greece and Italy. Call Go Next 1-800-842-9023, or go to GoNextTravel brochure.


Nov. 3-11, 2014
Tropical Costa Rica

http://www.collettevacations.com/timages/timages_2014/noblockimages_2014/89.jpg Lush forests and stunning waterfalls… rumbling volcanoes and endless coastlines… Costa Rica is a paradise teeming with exotic plants and incredible animals. Explore part of the 20,000 acre nature preserve of Cano Negro on a river boat adventure. Spend two nights in Monteverde’s fascinating cloud forest. Experience the forest canopy on hanging bridges. Explore San Jose’s Plaza de Cultura and the magnificent National Theatre. Relax in the mineral-rich waters of a hot springs with views of Arenal Volcano. Luxuriate at a beach and golf resort for two nights in Tamarindo Beach, known for its breathtaking beauty and fine sandy beaches. For more information about this alumni travel opportunity contact Linda Erickson 715-834-2686 or linda@higginstravel.com. View brochure.

Nov. 5-13, 2014
Barcelona and Paris

parisThe University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni Association invites you to join us to visit Barcelona and Paris, featuring 2 nights in the Arles and the TGV Train to Paris. The travel package includes round-trip air from Minneapolis, professional tour director, 9 meals, hotel transfers, and baggage handling. For more information about this alumni travel opportunity contact Betsy D'Onofrio at 877-953-8687. View brochure.

Dec. 19, 2014
Alumni Association board meeting

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet on campus at 3 p.m., Dec. 19 in Dakota Room of Davies Center. (See frequently asked questions about board membership, or complete the online board nomination form if you're interested in becoming a member.)

Dec. 20, 2014
Winter alumni awards presentation

The UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association will present awards to outstanding alumni during a ceremony and luncheon in conjunction with December commencement.

Jan. 28, 2015
Let's Do Lunch noon-hour lecture series

The January session of the Let's Do Lunch noon-hour lecture series sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association. The event will run from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at Fanny Hill Restaurant in Eau Claire. Tickets for the event, which is open to the public, are $13 per person and include presentation, the Fanny Hill buffet, beverage, tax and tip. To reserve tickets, send e-mail to alumni@uwec.edu or call 715-836-3266.

Feb. 25, 2015
Let's Do Lunch noon-hour lecture series

The February session of the Let's Do Lunch noon-hour lecture series sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association. The event will run from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at Fanny Hill Restaurant in Eau Claire. Tickets for the event, which is open to the public, are $13 per person and include presentation, the Fanny Hill buffet, beverage, tax and tip. To reserve tickets, send e-mail to alumni@uwec.edu or call 715-836-3266.

April 23-May 9, 2015
Pathway through Panama - Oceania Cruises

Discover the pristine natural wonders, spirited cultures and grand colonial architecture of Florida, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Mexico while sailing aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Regatta. GoNext or 1800-842-9023 View travel brochure..

May 1-9, 2015
A Toast to Provence and Burgundy - A-ROSA Stella Cruises

From sun-drenched vineyards to charming villages, experience the classic sights of Southern France on a serene Saône and Rhône River cruise aboard the intimate A-ROSA Stella. Travel through the heart of Burgundy and Provence—stopping in Lyon, Arles, Avignon, Chalon-sur-Saône, Mâcon, and more. GoNext or 1-800-842-9023. View itinerary.

May 2-11, 2015
Isles & Empires of the Adriatic - Oceania Cruises

Immerse yourself in ancient history and stunning landscapes as you cruise the azure waters of the Adriatic aboard the deluxe Oceania Cruises Riviera. Adriatic wonders come to life with visits to captivating ports on the shores of Italy, Greece, Montenegro, Croatia and Slovenia. Call GoNext 1-800-842-9023. View brochure.

August 1-9, 2015
Passage of Lewis & Clark Expedition - American Empress

http://www.collettevacations.com/timages/timages_2014/noblockimages_2014/89.jpgTrace the fabled path of Lewis and Clark on this epic voyage that highlights the history and natural grandeur of the Pacific Northwest. From Clarkston, Washington to Portland, cruise the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the elegant American Empress, stopping at Sacajawea State Park, The Dalles, Stevenson and Astoria. GoNext or 1-800-842-9023. View itinerary.

October 22-30, 2015
European Hideawys - Oceania Cruises

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