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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!

Students walking across campus

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!

March 2024

March 6, 2024

UW-Eau Claire All Majors Career Fair-Alumni invited

The All Majors Career Fair brings over 100 regional and local employers to campus who are seeking candidates for full-time positions. Meet and talk with employers about their organizations and offerings. The healthcare, sciences, technology, and business sectors will be represented.

Bring updated copies of your resume and dress for success in work wear attire.

Advanced registration is necessary: email careers@uwec.edu if you would like to attend. Further check-in information will be sent to you.


March 8, 2024

Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet on Friday, March 8 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).


Shamrock Shuffle
Shamrock Shuffle

March 9, 2024

UW-Eau Claire Shamrock Shuffle 5K run/walk

This 5k+ fun run/walk is hosted and sponsored by UW-Eau Claire Recreation and Sport Operations and takes place on Saturday, March 9th, 2024; a great way to kick off your 5k season! The route starts on UW-Eau Claire’s upper campus, goes down the infamous Garfield Avenue hill, over the scenic university footbridge and follows the river up the beautiful Chippewa Valley River trail. The race is a loop that begins and ends at the McPhee Physical Education Center. This event is open to any fitness level. Online registration can be found at raceentry.com.

Feeling competitive? We have a race clock at the finish line, so you can time and track your personal progress. Interested in enjoying a scenic run or walk with friends? Enjoy the views at a comfortable pace. Strollers are welcome if you want to make this a fun event for the entire family!

Pre-registration available now and ends at 11:59 p.m. on March 7th. Cost: $20/person, $25/person on a team.

Same day registration begins at 9am on March 9th in the McPhee Indoor track. Price will increase to $25. Shirts will be first come, first served. Cash or check only. No credit card machines. Questions: please contact Brittany Wold, woldbn@uwec.edu; 715-836-3377.


March 13, 2023

The Singing Statesmen in Concert

Annual Artist-in-Residence Concert: Dale Trumbore. Join us on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. at UW-Eau Claire Gantner Concert Hall, Eau Claire, WI. TICKETS ($7 General Public)

If you have questions, please send an email to SingingStatesmen@uwec.edu.


March 13, 2024

Blugold Gathering in Tempe, AZ

Why not swing by The Porch at 1128 E. Baseline Road in Tempe? Join us for a get-together with Blugolds and friends at 5 p.m. Enjoy beverages and apps and you'll hear firsthand from Tim Skutley, Foundation development officer what's happening at the UW-Eau Claire. Plus, who knows? You may even get lucky and snag some irresistible Blugold swag!

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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


March 14, 2024

UW-Eau Claire Wisconsin Day at the Sun Bowl, AZ

SAVE THE DATE! Join fellow Blugolds alumni and friends of the Badger state for a Wisconsin picnic in Arizona on Thursday, March 14. This event is open to all Wisconsinites and sponsored by the Wisconsin Club of Sun City. There is a $10 charge payable at the event that includes Wisconsin themed food, beverages, prizes and live music. Wear your BLUE and GOLD to show your Blugold Pride. Be sure to bring a lawn chair to sit a visit awhile. Let us know in advance if you are going to attend, and we'll put your in name in for a door prize. More details on the Sun City website.

REGISTER HERE

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


March 15, 2024

UWEC in Scottsdale, AZ

Longshots Bar & Grill, located at 13610 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale, is hosting an event for UWEC alumni on March 15 at 5:30 p.m. This gathering provides an opportunity to stay updated with the latest UWEC developments, delivered personally by Tim Skutley, the development officer for the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. Although dinner costs are your responsibility, the first round of drinks is complimentary. You'll also have a chance to win a Blugold door prize!

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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


March 15, 2024

UW-Eau Claire NCAA Wrestling Social 

2024 NCAA DIII Wrestling Championships will be hosted by UWL. All wrestling players, coaches, alumni, family and friends are invited to a social between rounds. Meet at Big Al's Pizza, 115 3rd St S., La Crosse, WI, on Friday at 2 p.m.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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


March 16, 2024

Blugold Brunch at O.H.S.O. Brewery & Distillery-Paradise Valley

Join fellow Blugold alumni and friends from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 16, for brunch at a great neighborhood gathering spot: O.H.S.O. Brewery-Paradise Valley, 10810 N. Tatum Blvd., #1216, Phoenix. O.H.S.O. stands for Outrageous Homebrewer’s Social Outpost, so it sounds like a perfect place to enjoy breakfast with the company of other UWEC Blugolds in the area. Classic Brunch includes one mimosa or 12oz AZ Beer Per Person.  
Cost is $20 per person. 

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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


March 16, 2024

UWEC Event Production Crew Reunion

SAVE THE DATE! Join your fellow Davies Center EPC crew in Zorn Arena for old time sakes on Saturday. March 16.  details for the evening: 6:20 p.m. -  tour of spaces and venues given by student crew members; 7 p.m. - doors open with appetizers and cash bar available; 7:30 p.m. brief remarks about time spent in Zorn Arena. If you have questions, please contact Tyler Edmondson.


March 17, 2024

UWEC Spring Baseball Tournaments in Florida

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Baseball are headed to Florida for Spring Break 2024. Join the team for a meal following their doubleheader at Northeast Regional Park, Davenport, FL with Clarkson University on March 17th. Games are slated for 9:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. (EST) and lunch will follow. 

The $20 catered lunch will be served at a pavilion at the park and will include pulled pork, grilled chunk chicken, mac n cheese, BBQ baked beans and coleslaw. 

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT RSVP by March 6

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


March 16-22, 2024

UWEC Spring Softball Tournaments in Florida

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Softball are headed to Florida for Spring Break 2024. 


March 21, 2024

Blugold Alumni Gathering In Dunedin, FL

Join us for an Thirsty Thursday happy hour alumni gathering at Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave. Dunedin, FL on Thursday, March 21 from 5-7 p.m. 

Let's relive the memories, catch up with fellow alumni and celebrate the Blugold Spirit!

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.

April 2024

April 5-6, 2024

UWEC Viennese Ball

Save the Date! For over four decades the Viennese Ball has been the highlight of UW-Eau Claire and the Eau Claire community. Tickets will go on sale early February 2024. 


April 11, 2024

UWEC Thirsty Thursday - Eau Claire

SAVE THE DATE to join other alumni for a Thirsty Thursday happy hour at The Brewing Projekt, 1807 Oxford Ave. Eau Claire. You will meet other alumni in the area, hear an update of what's happening on campus, welcome our newest alumni and have a chance to win some Blugold swag. More details available soon!


April 19, 2024

The Singing Statesmen in Marshfield

SAVE THE DATE! Chestnut Center for the Arts, 208 S. Chestnut St. Marshfield, WI. More details will be available soon (Watch Always a Statesmen Facebook Group for updates). 

If you have questions, please send an email to SingingStatesmen@uwec.edu.


April 21, 2024

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Film and Book Festival is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. The 2023-24 World Tour brings films come from the 46th Annual Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival to about 550 communities and more than 40 countries. At each screening around the globe, audiences see a selection of award-winning films and crowd favorites from approximately 400 films entered into the annual festival. 

For more details and tickets, see: https://www.pablocenter.org/events/detail/banff-mountain-film-festival-world-tour-504193


April 27, 2024

The Singing Statesmen Spring Concert

Join us at UW-Eau Claire Gantner Concert Hall, Eau Claire on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. – TICKETS ($7 General Public)

Alumni are invited to gather in the lobby for a photo during intermission and to join the ensemble for “I Have Had Singing,” and “The Songs of the University” at the end of the concert.

If you have questions, please send an email to SingingStatesmen@uwec.edu.

May 2024

May 17, 2024

Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet on Friday, May 17 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).


May 17, 2024

Spring alumni awards presentation

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


May 29, 2024

UWEC - Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers

SAVE THE DATE! Tickets will go on sale soon for the Wednesday, May 29, 6:40 p.m. Cubs - Brewers baseball game at American Family Field, Milwaukee. Field Infield Box Seats will be in Section 110, rows 7-10. Find us before the game at Pavilion 4 near the Yount parking lot for a pregame tailgate. Limited to 40 tickets-more details available soon!

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 

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

Blugolds at Target Field for MN Twins game at 6:10 p.m. as they play Milwaukee Brewers! Ticket information available soon!

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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