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Join the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association for this monthly noon-hour speaker series. Enjoy a luncheon buffet, an informative presentation and engaging discussion with UW-Eau Claire experts.

Reservations are requested for Let's Do Lunch sessions, which are open to the public. The ticket price of $13 per session includes the presentation, buffet, beverage, tax and tip. To make reservations, call 715-836-3266 or email alumni@uwec.edu.



Touching History: The UW-Eau Claire Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Noon-1 p.m.
Eau Claire Golf & Country Club
828 Clubview Lane, Altoona

Jodi Thesing-Ritter

Jodi Thesing-Ritter will discuss the development and implementation of the campus' Civil Rights Pilgrimage project. Now in its eighth year, the Civil Rights Pilgrimage has provided more than 1,300 participants with the opportunity to spend 10 days immersed in civil rights history. Students continually say that the trip is a life-changing experience that should be required of all students.

About the presenter:

Jodi Thesing-Ritter has worked at UW-Eau Claire for 23 years and currently serves as the executive director for diversity and inclusion. She is the founder and director of the Blugold Beginnings college and career readiness program.

Upcoming Let's Do Lunch presentations:

May 25Greg Kocken, head of special collections/university archives, McIntyre Library, "History of Eau Claire Architecture."

For more information, contact the Alumni Association at alumni@uwec.edu or 715-836-3266.