University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Alumni event list

Connect with us!

The Alumni Association is planning some wonderful events for Blugolds and friends. Join us, won't you? Check out the events in the list below or use the Event Calendar to view events by date or month.

Events, such as tours and cruises, will be handled by specialists we've selected to give you the best prices and options. For events that our office administers, you will be able to use our registration system to RSVP and pay.

See you soon!

 

Sept. 27, 2017

Let's Do Lunch

Join the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association for this monthly noon-hour speaker series, "Mapping with Drones: The Hidden Truths and Beyond". 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 $15 per session includes the presentation, Eau Claire Golf and Country Club, 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona, beverage, tax and tip. For more information.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

Sept. 29, 2017

Alumni Board of Directors meeting

UW-Eau Claire Alumni Board of Directors annual Homecoming meeting. 

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.

Sept. 29, 2017

Women in Finance and Leadership Forum

UW-Eau Claire Chapter of Financial Management Association will host a Women in Finance and Leadership Forum, Friday, Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Dakota Ballroom of Davies Center at UW-Eau Claire. For more information and to register, please contact FMA@uwec.edu.

Sept 29-Oct. 1, 2017

Greek Alumni Weekend 

Enjoy a weekend celebrating your alma mater while connecting with fellow Greek alumni. The weekend is designed to include all alumni (and guests) with a variety of events. For more information about the schedule, ticketing, accommodations, attire, donations, etc. click here!

Sept. 29, 2017

UW-Eau Claire Athletics Blugold Hall of Fame

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Hall of Fame Class of 2017 will be inducted during homecoming weekend. The banquet will be held in W.R. Davies Center Dakota Ballroom and will begin with a social at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5:30 and program following. Blugold Hall of Fame news release.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

Sept. 29-Sept. 30, 2017

Golden Blugold 50 year Celebration 2017

1917 class Schofield Hall

UW-Eau Claire Alumni who graduated in 1967 or earlier have earned the title of "Golden Blugold" are invited to a special weekend on campus on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29-30.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

Sept. 30, 2017

Nursing Alumni Homecoming Walk

UW-Eau Claire Blugold nursing alumni invited to participate in the annual homecoming walk. For more information!

Sept. 30, 2017

UW-Eau Claire Athletics - Soccer Alumni event

UW-Eau Claire Blugold soccer game at noon at Bollinger Field and alumni gathering following the game at Mogie's Pub, 436 Water St., Eau Claire, from 2-5 p.m. Soccer alumni can reserve rooms at the Best Western Plus for $82 when they mention UWEC Athletics.

Sept. 30, 2017

UW-Eau Claire Athletics - Volleyball Alumni day

UW-Eau Claire Blugold volleyball match at 6 p.m. in McPhee Center, alumni game at 10 a.m. in McPhee Center and alumni reception is at the Best Western Plus, 3340 Mondovi Rd., Eau Claire, 8-10 p.m. following the game. Volleyball alumni can reserve rooms at the Best Western Plus for $82 when they mention UWEC Athletics.

Sept. 29-Sept. 30, 2017

UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2017

It's a great ime to come back to Eau Claire to celebrate UW-Eau Claire HOMECOMING 2017! Click here to see the 2017 Homecoming poster.

Oct. 7, 2017

UW-Eau Claire Athletics - Swimming and Diving Alumni event

UW-Eau Claire Blugold swimming and diving alumni meet will be held in McPhee at 10 a.m. More information available soon!

Oct. 7-17, 2017

PortofinoGoNext Travel Mediterranean Radiance

Take in quaint European towns and radiant cities on a luxury cruise aboard Oceania Cruises' Riviera. discover the glamorous allure of St. Tropez, explore the spanish charms of Palamos, Barcelona, Valencia, and Minorca, and delve into the intriguing history of Marseille, Portofino, and Florence/Piza. For more information about this alumni travel opportunity contact GoNext or 1-800-842-9023. View flyer. More information and view trip brochure.

Oct. 25, 2017

Let's Do Lunch

Join the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association for this monthly noon-hour speaker series, "Challenging our Information Assumptions and Consumption in a 'Fake News', 'Post-Truth' Era". 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 $15 per session includes the presentation, Eau Claire Golf and Country Club, 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona, beverage, tax and tip. For more information.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

Oct. 26, 2017

College of Business Bash

SAVE THE DATE-Business graduates, don't miss the College of Business Bash from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at SportsEngine, Minneapolis. Enjoy complimentary food and beverages, visit with your favorite professors and fellow alums, and be eligible for great door prizes and snacks provided by the UW-Eau Claire College of Business and Alumni Association.

Oct. 26, 2017

WMEA 2017 state music conference reception

UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association welcomes you to a reception at the Wisconsin Music Educators Association state conference, Thursday, Oct. 26, 5-7 p.m. at the Monona Terrace, Madison, WI. 

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

December 3-11, 2017

Vienna & Christmas Markets River Cruise

For more information please view the Vienna River Cruise trip brochure. Questions: contact Premier World Discovery, 1-877-953-8687.

Dec. 15, 2017

Alumni Association board meeting

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet on campus at 3 p.m., Dec. 15 in W.R. Davies Student Center. (See frequently asked questions about board membership, or complete the online board nomination form if you're interested in becoming a member.)

Dec. 16, 2017

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. Do you know an outstanding Blugold? Nominate them here.  

Jan. 18-20, 2018

Alumni gathering in Uganda, Africa

SAVE THE DATE: A special UW-Eau Claire alumni gathering is being planned for Jan. 18-20, 2018, in Entebbe, Kampala Uganda. Mary Hilfiker, a 1967 UW-Eau Claire graduate, and Samson Gimui, a 2009 graduate will host the event. As the date approaches, please watch this website or the eView newsletter for more details. The event will include a weekend of conversation and activity as well as an opportunity to join a safari from Jan. 21-30. For more information about the alumni event or safari, please contact Mary Hilfiker at 651-224-7947 or e-mail: mlhilfiker@yahoo.com, no later than October 1, if you are interested in the alumni gathering and/or the safari. The Alumni Association has assisted Mary and Samson in arranging this event. Other questions? Contact Jane Larson at alumni@uwec.edu. Alumni Association.

Jan. 27, 2018

UW-Eau Claire Athletics - Women's Basketball Alumni day

UW-Eau Claire Blugold women alumni day, please arrive by 10:30 a.m. if you will be playing, the alumni game begins at 11 a.m. Please join us at 5 p.m. to watch the Blugold Women basketball vs. UW-Whitewater in Zorn arena. You are invited to the Fast Break reception following the game at 7 p.m. location information will be available soon. Please register for the events, or go to the Women's basketball website, go to More +, then to Alumni Day. Questions, please contact Coach Englund at 715-836-3489.

Jan. 27, 2018

UW-Eau Claire Athletics - Women's Hockey Alumni Day

UW-Eau Claire Blugold women's hockey day will be held in Eau Claire. More information available soon!

Jan. 31, 2018

Let's Do Lunch

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 $15 per session includes the presentation, Eau Claire Golf and Country Club, 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona, beverage, tax and tip. For more information.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

February 3-13, 2018

Sparkling South Pacific

Price:  From $4,299 per person, double occupancy (airfare included from select cities)

Embark on your cruise in Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia in the tropical paradise of Tahiti. The island’s volcanic peaks overlook lush rainforest, black-sand beaches, and shimmering waterfalls. Continue to Mooréa, with its verdant mountains, then to the gorgeous island of Fakarava, home to extremely rare birds. Marine life is abundant in Rangiroa’s expansive lagoon and in Bora-Bora’s sparkling turquoise waters. Raiatea is dotted with vanilla plantations and is rich with fascinating history and mythology, while serene Huahine, the last stop before your return to Papeete, has beautiful white-sand beaches.

Highlights:
Take in Papeete’s waterfalls, view stunning landscapes in Mooréa, listen to Fakarava’s rare birds, witness one of the world’s largest lagoons in Rangiroa, gaze upon Bora-Bora’s sparkling waters, learn about Raiatea’s fascinating history, and explore the connected islands that make up Huahine. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023. View trip brouchure.

Feb. 10, 2018

UW-Eau Claire Athletics - Men's Basketball Game and Alumni Day

UW-Eau Claire Blugold men's basketball alumni game and gathering held in Zorn arena, Eau Claire. More information available soon!

March 2, 2018

Alumni Association board meeting

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

March 8, 2018

Wisconsin Day Picnic in Sun City, AZ

Please plan to join us at the Sun Bowl for Wsiconsin Day. If you're from UW-Eau Claire, you're a Blugold! Wear your university colors with pride. Everyone is invited!  Look for the Blugold table, stop by and say hi, bring your lawn chair, sit back and relax. Tickets $8, purchased at the event.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.

March 28, 2018

Let's Do Lunch

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 $15 per session includes the presentation, Eau Claire Golf and Country Club, 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona, beverage, tax and tip. For more information.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

April 25, 2018

Let's Do Lunch

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 $15 per session includes the presentation, Eau Claire Golf and Country Club, 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona, beverage, tax and tip. For more information.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

April 22-26, 2018

Spotlight on San Antonio

Alamo

See why San Antonio is often referred to as the “American Venice.” Historic missions, River Walk restaurants, Spanish architecture and a beautiful river centerpiece come to life during your stay as the city celebrates Fiesta San Antonio! Some of the highlights of San Antonio: Mission San Jose, The Alamo, El Mercado, Fiesta San Antonio, Texas Cavaliers River Parade, LBJ Ranch, Fredericksburg, Paseo del Rio Cruise, Olive Orchard. For more information about this alumni travel opportunity please contact Collette Travel, 1-800-852-5655.

April 25, 2018

California Rail Discovery

For more information please view the California Rail Discovery trip brochure. Questions: Premier World Discovery, 877-953-8687.

May 6-22, 2018

Kaleidoscopes of Cultures

Embark on your luxury cruise aboard the Regatta in vibrant Miami, an international city rich with the influence of Caribbean and Latin American culture. Start with a trip through Havana’s history, from its colonial beginnings to post-revolutionary present. Learn all about Spanish military history at the Castillo San Felipe de Barajas in Cartagena before traversing the iconic Panama Canal on your way to the awe-inspiring rainforest canopy of Puntarenas. Delight in the coastal beauty of San Juan del Sur and travel back in time to visit the Mayan temples of Puerto Quetzal. In Mexico, you’ll see why Acapulco was the resort of choice for celebrities from Elvis Presley to Elizabeth Taylor and take in the exotic desert coastline of Cabo San Lucas. Finally, disembark the Regatta in San Francisco, a dramatic city with an artistic personality. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023.

May 18, 2018

Alumni Association board meeting

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet on campus at 2 p.m., May 18 in W.R. Davies Student Center. (See frequently asked questions about board membership, or complete the online board nomination form if you're interested in becoming a member.)

May 19, 2018

Spring alumni awards presentation

The UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association will present awards to outstanding alumni during a ceremony and luncheon in conjunction with May commencement. Do you know an outstanding Blugold? Nominate them here.  

May 30, 2018

Let's Do Lunch

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 $15 per session includes the presentation, Eau Claire Golf and Country Club, 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona, beverage, tax and tip. For more information.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to alumni@uwec.edu or calling 715-836-3266.

July 15-23, 2018

Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice

More information will be available soon. Some of the highlights: Reykjavík, Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park, Gulfoss Waterfall, Geysir, Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Cave Tour or Lava Field Walk, Breidafjördur Bay, Waterfall Seljalandsfoss, Vík, Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Visitor Center, Skógar Museum, Skógafoss, Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, Vatnajökull National Park & Glacier, Blue Lagoon or Whale Watching. Questions: please contact Collette Travel, 1-800-852-5655.

July 16-24, 2018

Breathtaking Bordeaux

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Dordogne and Garonne rivers, which together have shaped the scenery and culture of the Bordeaux region of France.

In addition to the world-class wines made possible by Bordeaux’s perfect combination of climate and soil, the region has built a rich tapestry of culture and tradition from Gothic churches to opulent châteaus and medieval villages, all thanks to these magnificent waterways. Embark on an all-inclusive, credit-card free luxury river cruise aboard the state-of-the-art Scenic Diamond. With a meticulously planned itinerary, unique and unforgettable shore excursions, and all onboard drinks and dining included, there is no better way to experience the Bordeaux region and immerse yourself in the history and culture that lie inside.


Highlights:On this luxury cruise around the Bordeaux region, you’ll have the opportunity to not only taste some of the world’s greatest wines, but also explore the underground catacombs in Saint-Émilion, tour the Château de Roquetaillade in Cadillac, and much more in our unforgettable, all-inclusive Enrich experiences. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023.

September 13-23, 2018

Autumn Inspiration of Canada and New England

Experience the explosive colors of autumn as you sail up North America’s immense and beautiful Atlantic coast. Embark on your luxury cruise aboard the Insignia in New York, the “City that Never Sleeps.” Your first stop is New England’s own European-style resort city, Newport. Take in America’s revolutionary history on Boston’s renowned Freedom Trail before docking in Bar Harbor, where you can immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring Acadia National Park. As you sail north into Canada, you’ll discover Saint John, a Victorian city with its own curious reversing river. Embrace British and Scottish traditions in Halifax before sailing across the magnificent Gulf of Lawrence to Sept-Îles, a port town fronted by a stunning seven-island archipelago. Flanked by emerald mountains and towering plateaus, Saguenay claims Canada’s only navigable fjord; while Québec City, the only walled city in North America, shows old-world European charm seeping into the heart of French Canada. You’ll disembark in Montréal, Canada’s second-most populous city, which blends North American charisma with European charm. More information soon. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023.

September 9, 2018

Cape Cod & the Islands

For more information please view Cape Cod & the Islands trip brochure.Questions: contact Premier World Discovery, 1-877-953-8687.

October 15-26, 2018

Pathways of the Peninsula

Greek mythology, Renaissance art, and ancient cities await you on this luxurious tour of the Italian Peninsula. Embark on the Marina in cosmopolitan Barcelona, Spain’s gem of art and architecture; and set off to Provençal France and the historic port city of Marseille. Monte Carlo has an area of less than one square mile, but packs plenty of excitement and history, from the famous Grand Corniche to the site of its namesake Grand Prix. View the great masterpieces of the Renaissance—Brunelleschi’s Duomo, the Baptistery of San Giovanni, Michelangelo’s David—in Florence, while even more remnants of Italy’s glorious past await you in Rome. Greek mythology comes to life in Sorrento, home of the Sirens, before you cruise the Mediterranean to the ancient city of Dubrovnik. Marvel at Slovenia’s largest cathedral in Koper before spending your final night among the mysterious and romantic canals of Venice. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023.

Oct. 5-6, 2018

UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2018

SAVE THE DATE-HOMECOMING 2018!

 

 

 
 
 

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