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Virtual Alumni Week

Monday, April 19, 2021 8:00 PM - Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:00 PM



Schedule of Events


WEEK-LONG EVENTS

  • Alumni Ram Strava (Run/Walk) Challenge
    Time: Throughout Month of April
    Location: Virtual/Strava App & Social Media
    Event Details: Join the WCU Alumni Golden Rams on Strava for a month of active challenges and prizes. Walk, run, or cycle along with your fellow alumni all over the world! Purchase your WCU t-shirt to show your school spirit!

    How to join: 
    Download Strava app
    Join ‘WCU Alumni Golden Rams’ Club
    Post your activity in the club all month to win fun prizes!

    *T-shirt ($10) is optional. Participation in Strava Challenge does not require t-shirt. T-shirts will be mailed as ordered.

  • History in the Making- Alumni Ancestry Series
    Time: Videos Premiere throughout Alumni Week
    Location: Virtual/Social Media
    Event Details: Have you always been interested in discovering your family's history, origin, racial and ethnic background? Do just that by participating in the Alumni Ancestry Series in collaboration with Dr. Anita Foeman, Professor in the Communications and Media department at WCU and Director of the DNA Discussion Project. We are still accepting submissions (deadline March 31, 2021). Learn more today!
  • WCU Campus 2021 Ecochallenge
    Time: Throughout the Month of April
    Location: Virtual
    Event Details: It’s an opportunity for our entire campus community – students, employees, alumni, friends, neighbors, and family – to spend three weeks in April learning and taking action on a personally selected set of challenges in nine categories: energy, food, waste, health, community, and more. What you do as part of this fun and friendly competition can add up to a lifetime of positive change for you, your school, and the planet! For more information, visit: https://campus2021.ecochallenge.org/ and register for the WCU team! Questions? Contact: sustainability@wcupa.edu

MONDAY, APRIL 19

  • Ramblings Live! Rams in Research Edition featuring Professor Ellie Brown
    Time: 1:00p.m.
    Location: WCU Alumni Facebook page (www.facebook.com/wcuaa)
    Event Details: This is Ramblings Live! but research-style. WCU faculty conduct important and engaging research on our campus and beyond. Join us as we connect with Professor Ellie Brown from the Psychology Department and two of her research students as they share their mission in leading the Early Childhood Cognition and Emotions Lab (ECCEL) which is dedicated to making sure all children grow up in cognitive and emotional environments that promote their flourishing.

TUESDAY, APRIL 20

  • Rescue Ranch Virtual Tour
    Time: 9:30a.m. - 11:00a.m.
    Location: Virtual/Zoom
    Event Details: Enjoy a virtual trip to Costa Rica to tour the Toucan Rescue Ranch Wildlife Rescue Facility. Visit www.wcupa.edu/sustainability to register! 
  • Adulting 101- WCU Alumni PerksConnect & Benefits
    Time: 12:00p.m.
    Location: Virtual/Zoom
    Event Details: Check out all of the benefits and services available to WCU alumni at not  cost to you! You can get exclusive offers and discounts on over 300,000 local deals, including dining, sporting events, movie tickets, concert tickets, travel, home and auto insurance, and more! In addition to expertise from affinity partners such as Grad Fin (student loan refinance) and PSECU (financial literacy). Join us for this informational session and register to start saving with WCU's PerksConnection

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21- Banana Day!

  • Ramblings Live! featuring Cherie Fishbaugh & D-CAP Alumni
    Time: 1:00p.m.
    Location: WCU Alumni Facebook page (www.facebook.com/wcuaa)
    Event Details: Our traditional Ramblings Live! where we catch-up with alumni and WCU community members from around the globe to find out what they've been up to and how West Chester University has impacted their journey. This episode features Cherie Fishbaugh, Director of Autism Services/ Dub-C Autism Program (D-CAP) and alumni to discuss the program and how it supports student success.


THURSDAY, APRIL 22- EARTH DAY!

  • Plant Trees to Celebrate Earth Week- Gordon Natural Area
    Time: 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
    Location: Gordon Natural Area, located behind the football stadium on South Campus.
    Event Details: Meet at the kiosk at the main entrance at R-Lot at 10:00a.m. If you get there after 10:00a.m. instructions will be posted to locate the planting group. Everything will be supplied including trees, gardening tools, water, snacks, bug repellant, sunscreen and hand sanitizer. Wear appropriate footwear you don't mind getting dirty. Social distancing protocols will be followed, be sure to wear your face mask. Questions? Contact gna@wcupa.edu, if weather looks questionnable visit www.wcupa.edu/gordonNaturalArea
  • Earth Day at 50 Virtual Exhibit with WCU's Museum of Anthropology & Archaeology
    Time: Various in-person tour times available, limited availability.
    Event Details: Call 610-436-2247 to schedule or email museum@wcupa.edu.
  • Adulting 101- Alumni Business Feature
    Time: 12:00p.m.
    Location: Virtual/Zoom
    Event Details: This webinar series is for West Chester University students, new graduates and young alumni to provide guidance on relevant topics and life skills associated with navigating life after graduation. This episode will feature a WCU alumni-owned small business sharing their expertise. Topic TBD.
  • The Virtual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony
    Time: 7:30p.m.
    Location: Virtual Premiere 
    Event Details: Each spring since 1963, the West Chester University Alumni Association has hosted the Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony. 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. During this year's virtual ceremony, we will honor both recipients from 2020 and 2021. View the list of honorees!

FRIDAY, APRIL 23

  • Beer & Cupcake Pairing (Dia Doce and Levante Brewing Co.)
    Time: 6:00p.m.
    Location: Virtual/Zoom 
    Event Details: Join us for a night of brews and bakes featuring two of West Chester's best! Pick-up your choice of Levante beer paired with Dia Doce cupcakes and join us for a virtual pairing event. Registration Closes on Monday, April 19th at 11:59PM.**No Delivery Available. All pairing packages must be picked up from the Alumni & Foundation Center (202 Carter Drive, West Chester, PA) on Friday, April 23rd between 12:00PM and 6:00PM.

SATURDAY, APRIL 24

  • WCU Alumni Association Annual Meeting
    Time: 10:00a.m.
    Location: Virtual/Zoom 
    Event Details: Hear about all the latest news from your Alumni Association and join the conversation with our board members. The Annual Meeting is open to all alumni!
  • Plant Trees to Celebrate Earth Week- Gordon Natural Area
    Time: 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.
    Location: Gordon Natural Area, located behind the football stadium on South Campus
    Event Details:  Meet at the kiosk at the main entrance at R-Lot at 10:00a.m. If you get there after 10:00a.m. instructions will be posted to locate the planting group. Everything will be supplied including trees, gardening tools, water, snacks, bug repellant, sunscreen and hand sanitizer. Wear appropriate footwear you don't mind getting dirty. Social distancing protocols will be followed, be sure to wear your face mask. Questions? Contact gna@wcupa.edu, if weather looks questionnable visit www.wcupa.edu/gordonNaturalArea

 
Register Now

* Registration Required
(excludes Ramblings Live!)

Online registration will close 24 hours prior to event.
All Zoom information will be sent to the participant 12 hours prior to event.


WCU Campus Store Hours
Monday, April 19 - Friday, April 23:  8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 24: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*Online ordering also available, visit: https://www.wcucampusstore.com



Contact: alumni@wcupa.edu
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