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Alumni Weekend Set for June 24, 25
10, 2005--The UW-River Falls Office of University Advancement invites
all alumni and friends to its 20th annual Alumni Weekend Friday, June
24, and Saturday, June 25. Weekend campus festivities include a barbecue,
tours, picnic, car show, ice cream social and a special program presented
by assistant Professor of biology Tim Lyden, who received a 2005 Outstanding
Advisor Award from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Registration begins at 3 p.m. on June 24 in the Falcon's Nest of the Hagestad
Student Center. From 3 to 4:30 p.m. participants can embark on a bus tour
At 5:30 p.m. the weekend will kick off with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
in the Student Center courtyard followed by a barbecue (inside if rain).
Later that evening, participants can enjoy the St. Croix Valley Summer
Theatre production of "Our Town" at 7:30 p.m. in the Blanche
Davis Theatre in the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building. For ticket prices and
reservation, call the box office at 1-800-228-5423.
Events on June 25 begin with registration and a continental breakfast
in the Falcon's Nest of the Student Center from 8 to 11 a.m. with a welcome
greeting at 9 a.m. in the President's Room of the Student Center. From
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. tours of the College of Arts and Sciences or the College
of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences facilities will be offered.
At 11:45 a.m., participants can tour the new George R. Field South Fork
Suites, the newest residence hall on campus. The tour is followed by a
12:30 p.m. picnic in Brandy's in the Student Center.
Mary Halada, vice chancellor for administration and finance, will update
alumni and friends on changes happening on campus at 1:45 p.m. in the
President's Room of the Student Center.
From 2:15 to 3:45 tours are available for the College of Education and
Professional Studies and the College of Business and Economics.
Evening activities begin with an ice cream social at 3:45 in the Falcon's
Nest of the Student Center with social hour, dinner and awards banquet
starting at 6 in the River Room of Rodli Commons.
The alumni classes of 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960, 1965, 1970 and 1975 will
receive special recognition at the banquet. Lyden will present the evening
program, highlighting undergraduate student research.
For more information, contact Julie Stucky, assistant director of alumni
relations in the University Advancement Office, 715-425-3505 or toll free
at 1-877-258-6647 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
Tuesday, 22-Jun-2010 16:21:24 Central Daylight Time