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Message from the Interim President
Do you remember your WCU Orientation? Can you think back and recall how you were feeling that day – maybe excited, anxious, eager, or a bit overwhelmed? Or maybe all of the above?  
Chances are the 2,300 students who participated in New Student Orientation last month were experiencing the same range of emotions as they began their journey as Golden Rams. Click here to read more.

New Student Orientation


WCU 2016 Football Schedule Now Posted!
Only two months until the season kicks off!  Click here to view the schedule or for more info.

Upcoming Events

9th Annual Rams in the Sand
Saturday, July 16
6:00-9:00 p.m.



Rams in the Sand will be held at La Costa in Sea Isle City, NJ.  Join WCU alumni and friends for an afternoon of food, fun, giveaways, and memories shore to last a lifetime! Click here to learn more.


WCU Athletics Golf Outings
July 11 – RAA Golf Classic at Penn Oaks Golf Club, 1pm start
July 22 – Vonnie Gros Golf Classic at Kimberton Golf Club, 11am start
Click here to register or for more info.

Golf Outings


31st Annual Criterions Alumni Reunion Concert
Thursday, July 21



The concert will be held in the Emilie K. Asplundh Hall, Philips Memorial Building at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.  Rehearsals will be held July 20th and 21st beginning at 10:00am both days. The Criterions student band has been active on campus since the 1920s, when it was established as a dance band, making it the longest running university jazz band in the country. For more information on the reunion or the concert, email Lee Southall: hlsouthall@comcast.net.


Freshman Send-Off Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 4



You and your family are cordially invited to an ice cream social to welcome the newest members of the WCU Family at the Freshman Send-Off! Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Please RSVP by July 27 to the Alumni Office: 610.436.2813 or alumni@wcupa.edu


Homecoming 2016
October 21-23
SAVE THE DATE!!

Homecoming


Check out what else is going on at WCU:

WCU Campus Calendar

WCU Arts & Humanities Events Calendar

WCU Athletics Calendar
 
WCU Alumni Spotlight

On May 13, 2016, the Alumni Association Awards Committee presented Dawn Layman’97 with the WCUAA Distinguished Alumni Award. These awards are presented to WCU graduates who have provided a great service to society, received outstanding acknowledgement in their profession, and positively affected a large number of people.  Click here to read more about Dawn!

(Pictured below is Dean Gentekos ’07 (WCUAA President), Christopher Fiorentino (Interim President of WCU), Dawn Layman ’97, Matt Holliday ’09, and Dr. Mark Pavlovich (VP for Advancement & Sponsored Research.)


Career Corner

Save the date: Fall recruitment events are set and ready to be marked on your calendar! All alumni are welcome to attend any of the following:

• Meet the Firms Night
Thursday, 9/8, 5:30-7:30pm Sykes Ballrooms (Accounting opportunities only)

• Business and Communication Fair
Wednesday, 9/28, 12:00-2:30pm, Sykes Ballrooms

• STEM Career Fair – 
Wednesday, 10/12, 12:00-2:30pm Sykes Ballrooms

Questions?  Contact cdc@wcupa.edu or via phone at 610-436-2501.

Trivia Time

Want to win this Mason Jar?? Take a look at the following trivia question and send your answer to alumni@wcupa.edu: 



When is West Chester University's Homecoming 2016 scheduled to be held?

One winner will be randomly selected from all correct entries and announced in the next issue of the WCU Alumni Ramblings E-Newsletter.

Congratulations to our June Trivia Winners: Tanea Hubbard '97 and Jeffrey Eckert '08 M'09 – both received a Rammy Bobblehead!

Did You Know?

Students enrolled in West Chester University’s Graphic and Interactive Design program won 11 awards this past semester in AIGA's 2015 Flux Student Design Competition. Awards ranged from identity, publication, poster, and packaging. View Student Artwork.

West Chester University Alumni Association
610.436.2813 |  alumni@wcupa.edu  |  wcualumni.org
 

Alumni Office
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
610-436-2813  •  alumni@wcupa.edu