All faculty and staff are welcome to take part in the 6th Annual National Alumni Board Poker Tournament on Friday, January 17, at 7:30 p.m., in the Chiles Center Hall of Fame Room. Entry for the Texas Hold-em tournament is $50, benefitting the NAB Scholarship Fund. Prizes include a tablet, gift cards, Pilots season tickets, and more. A buffet dinner with beverages is included, starting at 6:45 p.m. with snacks througout the evening. Limited buy-back entry fees are available. Please RSVP to alumni relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 7328.
All faculty and staff are invited to the Alumni and Friends Bavarian Christmas Party on Friday, December 6, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., in the Bauccio Commons Boardroom. The party is in honor of the Salzburg Program’s 50th anniversary, but open to all. Cost is $15 per person or $5 per child. There will be a traditional “Christkindlemarkt” theme with Bavarian treats, cider, and other good cheer. Complimentary childcare will be available. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
All University alumni employees are invited to attend the 7th Annual UP Alumni Employee Luncheon on Thursday, December 5, from noon to 1 p.m., in the Bauccio Commons Terrace Room, according to Carmen Gaston, assistant vice president, alumni relations and planning. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. This is an opportunity to celebrate and share our unique experience of working at our beloved alma mater. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 7328 by Monday, December 2. All degreed and non-degreed UP alumni are welcome. No list is perfect, so please pass this invitation to any UP alumni employees who may have not received this message.
Alumni relations invites alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to join in Trivia Night on Saturday, November 9, starting at 7 p.m., in the Cove, according to trivial pursuer Ken Hallenius. This family-friendly evening consists of multiple rounds of questions, each round featuring a different theme. We’ll throw in some UP trivia, video questions, worksheets, and even a bit of math! Teams are welcome to bring snacks, and we welcome up to 10 people per team. A dessert buffet is included with the $7 per person entry fee, and a wine and beer cash bar will be available. RSVP to email@example.com or call 7328. See you there!
The Pilot Experience card makes it easier to check out what the local area has to offer by allowing for discounts of up to 20 percent at participating restaurants, stores, service providers, and more. Check out the list of participating vendors at the Pilot Experience page and start saving! The cards are free to all active University of Portland students and $10 for all UP alummi, faculty, and staff, with 50 percent of proceeds going to the University of Portland Alumni Association. Currently you can purchase Pilot Experience cards at the UP alumni relations house at 6625 N. Portsmouth Ave. This program is provided by the University Park Business District. For more information contact alumni relations at 7328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni Reunion registration packets were recently sent via campus mail to all faculty and staff. Unfortunately, some packets received the wrong RSVP card–the correct card has “Faculty & Staff Reservation Card” on the cover (the incorrect card reads only “Reservation Card” on the cover). If your packet didn’t contain the correct card, please e-mail email@example.com and we’ll drop a new one in the mail. See you at Reunion 2013, June 27-30!
Faculty and staff members are encouraged to join the hundreds of alumni who return to campus to participate in the annual Alumni Reunion. Special faculty and staff RSVP cards are being sent via campus mail, and those who would like to attend are asked to fill out the card and return it to the alumni office by Friday, June 21.Reunion will take place on campus June 27-30.
Reunion is the largest alumni event of the year, annually drawing over a thousand alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to campus for a weekend of reconnection and reminiscing. This year, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the School of Education, as well as the milestone classes of 1963 and 1988. With more than 40 events spread over four days, there are a wide range of activities for everyone. The School of Education 50th Anniversary Gala dinner kicks off the weekend’s festivities on Thursday night, followed by Friday’s National Alumni Board Golf Tournament, a bus tour along the Hood River Fruit Loop, the Purple Flamingo Happy Hour reception, and the Late Night Talent Pub. Saturday features the Old Stomping Grounds 5K run, the 50 Year Club Mass and Lunch, a Men’s Basketball Alumni game, Saturday Academy classes for school-age kids, a bike tour of North Portland, a story session with Brian Doyle, receptions for the classes observing quinquennial anniversaries, and the signature event of the weekend, the Fiesta Forever Dinner and Dance. The weekend concludes on Sunday with the All-Alumni Mass and Brunch. For more information contact the alumni office at 7328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.