UW-Eau Claire Alumni

Alumni events calendar

July 29, 30, 31, 2014
Meet the new Athletic Director

The Blugold Athletic Club invites you to meet our new athletic director! Dan Schumacher, UW-Eau Claire Director of Athletics and some of our Blugold Coaches will be on a three-city tour to meet with alumni and friends of Blugold Athletics.  Be their guest for an update on Blugold Athletics, big plans for the next couple years, and to ask questions.
Please phone 715-836-3266 or email alumni@uwec.edu to RSVP and let us know what event you will be able to attend.
Here are the details of events in the Minneapolis area:

Tuesday, July 29
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wayzata Country Club,
200 Wayzata Blvd W
Wayzata, MN 55391

Hosted by Peter and Martha Eckerline
Business casual attire

Here are the details of event in the Green Bay area: 

Wednesday, July 30th
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Comfort Suites/Rock Garden/1951 West
1951 Bond Street
Green Bay, WI 54303
Hosted by the Wolf Family

Here are the details of event in Milwaukee: 

Thursday, July 31st
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Miller Park – Uecker Room 
Club level of Miller Park
1 Brewers Way
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Park closest to the TGI Friday’s entrance of the Park.  Enter and take the escalator, or elevator up to the Club Level.

Aug. 4, 2014
38th Annual Blugold Booster Golf Outing

The 38th annual Blugold Booster Golf Outing has been scheduled for Monday, August 4, 2014 at the Wild Ridge Golf Course, 3905 Kane Rd., Eau Claire. $175 includes: 18 holes of golf, two carts per fivesome, lunch, dinner and a gift. Shotgun start at 12:15 p.m. Entry deadline is July 25. Please contact UW-Eau Claire Athletics office at 715-836-2546 or www.blugolds.com and click on Summer Golf Outings. View brochure.

Aug. 7, 2014
Political Science and Criminal Justice alumni gathering

Join fellow Blugolds on Thursday, August 7, 6-8 p.m., at Houligan's Steak & Seafood Pub, 415 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire, WI for appetizers and beverages and receive an update on what's happening in the political science department from chair Geoff Peterson — as well as the latest news from campus. You'll also have a chance to win great Blugold door prizes.

Event co-hosts are James Hanke '01 and Kerry Kincaid '93.

The free event is sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association. Please phone 715-836-3266 or email alumni@uwec.edu to RSVP by Aug. 4. View invitation.

Aug. 21 - Sept. 1, 2014
Baltic Treasures - Oceania Cruises

The treasures of the Baltic are revealed on this magical voyage aboard the elegant Oceania Cruises Nautica. Discover onion-domed cathedrals, Baroque palaces, medieval towns and stunning harbors as you cruise the Baltic Sea to captivating ports in Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, Russia, Estonia and Sweden. Call Go Next 1-800-842-9023, or go to GoNext. View brochure.

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

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. 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.

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

http://www.collettevacations.com/timages/timages_2014/noblockimages_2014/89.jpgDiscover quaint European hideaways and cosmopolitan cities on a luxury cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera. Visit the lovely Spanish island of Mallorca, explore Marseille and glamorous Monte Carlo, and take in the celebrated art and natural beauty of Portofino, Cinque Terre, Florence and Pisa. GoNext or 1-800-842-9023. View itinerary.