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!


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.


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

June 7, 2018

UW-Eau Claire Athletics 42nd Annual Golf Outing

SAVE THE DATE-Blugold Golf Outing at Wild Ridge Golf Course, Eau Claire. For more information or to register for this event, call Tammy Brunschmid at 715-836-2546, e-mail Online Registration.

June 24, 2018

UW-Eau Claire at Miller Park

LIMITED TICKETS! Please join us and other UW-System Schools for a day at Miller Park for a Milwaukee Brewers Game & Tailgate at the Tailgate Haus, Sunday, June 24, 11 a.m. - 1p.m., Milwaukee Brewers vs. St. Louis Cardinals, First Pitch at 1:10 p.m. Cost per person: $60, includes the game ticket, seats located in the Loge Outfield Box, Section 230, and lunch at the Tailgate Haus. View parking options here. This event is hosted by UW-Milwaukee Alumni Association and WISR. Please register at the attached link with UW-Milwaukee by June 7.


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

June 26, 2018

UW-Eau Claire Alumni gathering at Lakefront Brewery-Milwaukee

Join the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association and fellow Blugolds for this gathering at the Lakefront Brewery, 1872 North Commerce St, Milwaukee, on Tuesday, June 26, at 4 p.m. for networking, refreshments and a chance to win some great Blugold prizes. Cost: $5 per person.


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

July 12-13, 2018

2018 Link Walker Golf Outing and Social

SAVE THE DATE-Blugold Football Golf Outing at Mill Run Golf Course, Eau Claire. More details soon, questions contact Coach Dan Larson

July 23, 2018

2018 Blugold Beginnings Golf Outing Fundraiser

Dreaming big making it happen Blugold Beginnings at UW-Eau Claire. The purpose of this non-profit is to educate and inspire students, especially under-represented, low income and first generation students, to believe post-secondary education is important and possible for them. Middle, high school and college students participate and benefit from this program in the form of mentors, scholarships and specialized programs to support academics, enrollment and retention through college graduation. This program creates qualified, diverse college graduates who are diversifying our Eau Claire work force in all fields. Please join us for a day of golf at Eau Claire Golf & Country Club, 828 Clubview Ln, Altoona. Brochure and registration information here.


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. View travel brochure. 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.

Oct. 5-6, 2018

UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2018


Oct. 5, 2018

UW-Eau Claire Hall of Fame 2018

SAVE THE DATE-Hall of Fame Class of 2018!

Oct. 6, 2018

UW-Eau Claire Athletics Football Reunion

SAVE THE DATE-1998 Football Team Reunion!

Oct. 13, 2018

UW-Eau Claire Athletics Football Reunion

SAVE THE DATE-1963-64 Football Team Reunion!

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. View travel brochure.

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

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.  


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

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. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019

UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2019




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