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 31, 2017

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.

June 12, 2017

41st Annual Blugold Booster Golf Outing

Blugold Booster Golf Outing

Join UW-Eau Claire Athletics for the annual golf outing at Wild Ridge Golf Course, Eau Claire, WI, Monday, June 12. Registration Brochure.

July 21-28, 2017

AlaskaGoNext Travel Alaska Charms

Experience the rugged charm of Alaska, from pristin forests to majestic fjords and glaciers, aboard Oceania Cruises' elegant Regatta. Depart Seattle and sail to Wrangell, through the incredibly scenic Tracy Arm fjord to Sitka, with a stop in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, on your return to Seattle. For more information about this alumni travel opportunity contact GoNext or 1-800-842-9023. View flyer. More information and view trip brochure.

July 28, 2017

Take me out to the ball game at Miller Park

Join the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association on Friday, July 28, 2017 for an evening of baseball and camaraderie as we watch the Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs, Miller Park, One Brewers Way, Milwaukee. You are also invited to the pregame event in the Uecker Room at Miller Park, 5-7 p.m. First Pitch at 7:10 p.m. (seats are in the Loge Outfield Box-left field) Only $85 per person. Tickets are limited! Includes: game ticket, pregame meal, terrific door prizes and great time to connect with other alumni.

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. 27, 2017

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.

Sept. 29-Sept. 30, 2017

Golden Blugold 50 year Celebration 2017

UW-Eau Claire Alumni who graduated in 1967 or ealrier have earned the title of "Golden Blugold" are vited to a special weekend on campus on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29-30. SAVE THE DATE-more information soon!

Sept. 29-Sept. 30, 2017

UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2017

SAVE THE DATE for HOMECOMING 2017!

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. 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

WMEA 2017 state music conference reception

SAVE THE DATE-UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association welcomes you to a reception at the Wisconsin Music Educators Association state conference, Thursday, Oct. 26 in Madison at the Monona Terrace. 

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.  

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.

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.

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 Penisula

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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