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Blugold Events

Renew friendships, share memories, connect with our community and continue to learn. Whether you are a recent graduate or looking forward to your 50th class reunion, the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association always has amazing events planned for alumni and friends.

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.

From local and regional outings, events and get-togethers, to travel tours and cruises, your Blugold Alumni Association is always planning something for everyone. Check out the links below for details on upcoming events. 

For more information on alumni events, or about planning an alumni event, email alumni@uwec.edu or call 715-836-3266. We'd love to hear from you, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

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The Alumni Association is planning some wonderful events for Blugolds and friends. Join us, won't you?

Events listed below-Check back often for updates!

June 2024

Alumni Coffee Chat

June 14 | 7-8:30 a.m.
Chippewa River Room, Flesch Family Welcome Center

Start your day the Blugold way with our first Alumni Coffee Chat! Join us for casual conversation with alumni, a look ahead at the future of UW-Eau Claire with a short presentation from Chancellor Jim, and a chance to win UWEC goodies in door prize drawings. Complimentary Blugold Roast coffee and cold brew will be served alongside light breakfast fare.

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an email message to alumni@uwec.edu.


June 20, 2024

Blugold Alumni Gathering In Houston, TX 

Join us for an informal alumni gathering continuing the Blugold Momentum! 

Brio Italian Grille City Centre, 12808 Queensbury, LN, Houston, TX on Thursday, June 20 from 5-7 p.m. 

Let's relive the memories, catch up with fellow alumni and celebrate the Blugold Spirit with a chance to win some Blugold Swag! View invitation!

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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


June 27, 2024

Blugold Hmong Alumni Gathering

Join the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association for our first-ever Blugold Hmong Alumni Gathering from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, June 27, on campus at the UW-Eau Claire Chippewa River Lounge. Mingle and network with other Hmong alumni, hear from Caitlin Lee ’03, director of Multicultural Student Services; learn about the role of the Alumni of Color Network in connecting with current students; enjoy light refreshments; and have the chance to win some great UWEC prizes!

Families and children are welcome!

You will find the Chippewa River Lounge outdoor patio area along Chippewa River in front of Schofield and Vicki Lord Larson halls. Parking is available in the Water Street lot beginning at 3 p.m.

If you are interested in dinner following the alumni event at Thai Orchid, please contact Caitlin Lee at leemai@uwec.edu to be included in the group’s reservation.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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

July 2024

July 20, 2024

UWEC at the MN Twins Target Field

ONLY TWO TICKETS left for the Brewers - Twins 6:10 p.m. game on Saturday, July 20!

Cost per person: $65 each includes:

  • Reserved tickets in The Deck Section T 
  • includes limitless food & beverage at the concession stand behind sections S, T, U and V
    • ballpark fare: including hot dogs, burgers, chicken tenders "a limit of two hot items per stand visit", popcorn, pop, water, juice and milk
  • Gates open 1 hour prior to the scheduled start of each game
  • Transportation to the field on your own.
  • Deadline for online registration: July 19 or until sold out!

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an email message to alumni@uwec.edu.


July 26, 2024

UWEC-Madison Mallards

Join UW-Eau Claire at the Madison Mallards baseball game against the Rockford Rivets! Game at 6:35 p.m. gates open at 5:35 p.m. Join us before the game for the Pepsi Pregame Party - Food/Drink service runs from 5:35 p.m. - 7:05 p.m. at Madison Mallards Duck Pond, 2920 N Sherman Ave., Madison.  

Friday, July 26 is a single-admission double-header, meaning each ticket is good for the Mallards game and for the Madison Night Mares softball game earlier that afternoon. Welcome to attend both games, or if you prefer just the Mallards game at 6:35 p.m.

Madison Night Mares Softball Game:
Gates Open 3:05 p.m.
First Pitch 4:05 p.m.

Madison Mallards Baseball Game:
First Pitch scheduled for 6:35 p.m.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT!

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an email message to alumni@uwec.edu.

August 2024

August 15, 2024

Ken Anderson Open

SAVE THE DATE! We are excited to host the 13th Annual Anderson Open this year and for all our alums and supporters to meet our new coaching staff!

Hickory Hills Golf Course (E4080 Hickory Rd)
10 AM - Registration | Raffle ticket sales
11 AM - Shotgun start

Raffles and prizes at conclusion

*Lunch will be provided on the course

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an email message to alumni@uwec.edu.

September 2024

September 2024

Watch for a schedule of events during The Sonnentag Event Center Grand Opening the week of September 9th.


Sept. 22, 2024

UWEC at the MN Vikings US Bank Stadium

SAVE THE DATE! Limited number of tickets for MN Vikings game at Noon as they play the Houston Texans! 

More information and registration will be available soon!

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an email message to alumni@uwec.edu.

October 2024

Oct. 10, 2024

Varsity Night Live | Schofield Auditorium 7:00 p.m.

Co-hosted with the Singing Statesmen, come support various acts that sing, dance, and lip sync their way into the Homecoming weekend! This is also the event in which Royalty will be announced. 

You can purchase your tickets here! The student price is $3 before the day of the event and $5 the day of the event so don't wait to purchase, this price includes the service fee! 


Oct. 11, 2024

Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet in the HoChunk room in W.R. Davies Center on Friday, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. Are you interested in becoming a board member? See the frequently asked questions about the board membership, the online board nomination form is available (Applications submitted by February 1st will be considered for the board term of the current year. Applications received after February 1st, will be considered for future board terms).


Oct. 11, 2024

Golden Blugolds 50-year Reunion

UW-Eau Claire 50 year class reunion for Class of 1974 and all Golden Blugolds that have graduated before 1974 invited to campus! The events will be held in W.R. Davies Center Woodland Theater and Ojibwe Ballroom. 

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT!

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an email message to alumni@uwec.edu.


Oct. 11, 2024

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds Hall of Fame

SAVE THE DATE: UW-Eau Claire Hall of Fame Class of 2024 to be inducted on Friday, Oct. 11 in the W.R. Davies Center, Ojibwe Ballroom, 3rd floor: social-4:30 p.m.; dinner-5:30; program-6:30 p.m.; program will be emceed by Bob Gallaher of WEAU  TV13.  

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT!

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an email message to alumni@uwec.edu.


Oct. 12, 2024

UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2024

Come celebrate UW-Eau Claire Homecoming!

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an email message to alumni@uwec.edu.


 

Oct. 20, 2024

UWEC at the Green Bay Packers 

SAVE THE DATE! Limited number of tickets! Blugolds at Lambeau Field for GB Packers game at Noon as they play the Houston Texans! 

More information and registration will be available soon!

If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an email message to alumni@uwec.edu.

November Events

November 2024

No events scheduled at this time, please check back often for updates!

December Events

Dec. 8, 2024

UW-Eau Claire Holiday Concert

The UW-Eau Claire Foundation and Department of Music and Theatre Arts present the 50th annual Holiday Concert to fill you with a festive spirit that lasts throughout the holiday season. Join us Sunday, Dec. 8 - shows at 2 and 5:30 p.m. Tickets on sale Oct. 1 at The Pablo Center. Voted as “Best Holiday Performance” in Volume One's Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll and featured by PBS Wisconsin this year, the concert will include performances by the UWEC Wind Symphony, University Orchestra, Concert Choir, Women’s Concert Chorale, the Singing Statesmen, Symphonic Choir, and more.  Proceeds from the Holiday Concert are used to support scholarships for UW-Eau Claire students involved in the music department.


Dec. 20, 2024

Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet on Friday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. Are you interested in becoming a board member? See the frequently asked questions about the board membership, the online board nomination form is available (Applications submitted by February 1st will be considered for the board term of the current year. Applications received after February 1st, will be considered for future board terms).


Dec. 20, 2024

Winter alumni awards presentation

The UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association will present awards to outstanding alumni during a ceremony and dinner the evening before the December commencement.  

Do you know an outstanding Blugold? Nominate them here

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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

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