University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Alumni event list

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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!


Dec. 21, 2018

Alumni Association board meeting

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet on campus on Friday, Dec. 21 at 2 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.)

Dec. 22, 2018

Fall 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.  


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

Jan. 26, 2019

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

Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 26 for our annual Blugold Women's Basketball alumni day events. This year events will include our annual alumni game in the morning and our Fast Break Club/Alumni reception following the 5 pm Blugold women's game against UW-Stevens Point. Blugold women's basketball alumni can now register online by clicking on this Blugold link.

Feb. 9, 2019

UW-Eau Claire Athletics - Men's Hockey Alumni day

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 9 for Blugold Men's Hockey alumni day events. More information available soon!.

Feb. 27, 2019

UW-Eau Claire in Florida

SAVE THE DATE! WI Day at Salty Sam's in Fort Myers, FL. More information available soon!.

March 14, 2019

UW-Eau Claire in Arizona

SAVE THE DATE! WI Day in Sun City, AZ. More information available soon!.

March 15, 2019

UW-Eau Claire in Arizona

SAVE THE DATE! Ken Anderson Golf Outing in Peoria, AZ. More information available soon!.

March 16, 2019

UW-Eau Claire in Arizona

SAVE THE DATE! UWEC Alumni tailgate and game for a Brewers spring training as they play the Colorado Rockies at Maryvale. More information available soon!.

April 7-15, 2019

Southern Granduer

Join us for a 7 night Mississippi river Cruise aboard the elegant American Queen from Memphis, TN to New Orleans, LA. Gain new insights and discover fascinating perspectives on the places you’ll explore from an engaging group of distinguished guest lecturers. The vast range of topics presented will enrich your travel experience and provide you with a deeper understanding of America’s rich history and cultural heritage. GoNext Travel or 1-877-333-0449. View travel brochure.

April 28-May 9, 2019

Gems of the Danube with Prague

At each port along your Danube River journey, there are a vast array of included activities and sightseeing experiences to choose from. Each guest can curate a unique experience suitable to personal taste and tempo. Delight and immerse yourself in the cultural and historical majesty of the Danube’s offerings. GoNext Travel or 1-866-655-9070. View travel brochure.

July 2-9, 2019

2019 Paris Choral Festival

The UW-Eau Claire Concert Choir had the honor of performing on the 50th (1994) and 60th (2004) anniversaries of D-Day in Europe. This opportunity to perform on the world stage will again be possible for alumni and friends of the Concert Choir in 2019. Choral alumni are invited to join the Eau Claire Master Singers in the formation of a UW-Eau Claire Alumni Choir that will participate in the Paris Choral Festival. Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff, UW-Eau Claire professor emeritus of music, will direct the choir and serve as artistic director for the festival, which will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the liberation of France. Learn more about the festival as well as registration information. Registration and down payment are due by March 15, 2018. To register, follow the directions on the portal at Music Celebrations International as a member of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Choir. See more information about the festival as well as registration information. Questions? Contact Dr. Schwartzhoff at for additional details. 

July 22-Aug. 4, 2019

Northern Frontiers

Travel to Skagen, where the Baltic and the North Sea meet; visit Haugesund, a cozy costal city set against the backdrop of lofty mountains; continue to the tiny village of Flåm known for the world’s second longest and deepest fjord; Hellesylt offers a brief yet peaceful respite; Geiranger burst with natural beauty; Ålesund exudes a colorful ambience; Bodø allures with the midnight sun; Harstad blends striking mountain vistas with rainbow-colored wooden houses and rich Norwegian culture; then sail to Bergen and take in the wharf’s wooden houses, sapphire waters, verdant hillsides. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023. View travel brochure.

Aug. 22-Sept. 2, 2019

Mediterranean Pathways

Walk Sorrento’s seaside promenade; take in Taormina’s unrivaled views of Mount Etna, Corfu’s lush landscape, Gythion’s pastel colored houses, and Mykonos’ iconic windmills; browse the colorful market of Kusadasi and explore the archaeological wonder of Ephesus; visit Dubrovnik’s charming sites; and discover Venice’s hidden piazzas and romantic trattorias. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023. View travel brochure.

Sept. 10-27, 2019

North Atlantic Quest

Learn about Reykjavík’s maritime history, take in Ísafjörður’s rugged mountain peaks and Qaqortoq’s rustic feel, observe Paamiut’s wildlife and Nuuk’s celebration of cultures, see Sydney’s eighteenth century landmarks, experience big-city Halifax’s small-town feel, observe Saint John’s Reversing Falls, and revere Bar Harbor’s stunning vistas and Boston’s architectural grandeur. GoNext Travel or 1-800-842-9023. View travel brochure.

Oct. 11-12, 2019

UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2019





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