West Chester University Alumni Association
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Message from the President
Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients 2018
Spring traditions include pulling pranks on the first day of April, opening day for major league baseball, and here at WCU, Banana Day and Alumni Weekend.

This year’s Alumni Weekend gets underway Friday, April 26 with a Ramboree Carnival on the Quad at noon. The fun continues with activities for every age and interest, including a planetarium show; tennis, softball, baseball and football games; a family friendly performance of The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, and an alumni painting party. The long weekend concludes with the WCU Alumni Golf Outing on Monday, April 29.

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Upcoming Events
New York Alumni Reception Join WCU alumni and friends at Mustang Harry's in NYC for a reception with President Fiorentino! More Info »
Rammy Egg Hunt Join WCU alumni on Saturday, April 13th in the backyard of Tanglewood, home of President Chris and Sue Fiorentino, for a fun morning with Rammy! Activities include an egg hunt, moonbounce, face painters, DJ, kid crafts, and food buffet. More Info »
Alumni Weekend 2019  Every year during Alumni Weekend, campus comes alive as alumni, friends and families return to WCU. From April 26-29, alumni can choose from over a dozen events, including the Friday Night Kickoff Party, Ramboree Carnival, Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony, Planetarium Show, Spring Football Game, Reunions, Painting Party, Service Project, Golf Tournament and more!
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Friar's 9th Annual Alumni Golf Outing Join WCU alumni on Friday, May 3rd to support the WCU Friars at our Annual Golf Outing. Hosted at Honeybrook Golf Club.
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Black Alumni Chapter Annual Scholarship Luncheon  Join the WCU Black Alumni Chapter in honoring their student scholarship recipients at the 3rd Annual Scholarship Luncheon. Luncheon to be hosted at Penn Oaks Golf Club on Saturday, May 4th.
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WCU at Dorney Park Join us for WCU alumni day at Dorney Park! Registration includes parking, admission into Dorney Park (10am-9pm), Wildwater Kingdom (10:30am-7pm), and an all-you-can-eat catered lunch from 12-2pm in one of Dorney Park's private pavilions. Tickets must be purchased by Thursday, June 6th.
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Grandparents University Create lasting memories with your grandchildren this summer at West Chester University's 9th Annual Grandparents University! Hosted on West Chester University's main campus, Grandparents University is a three-day summer camp that brings the wisdom of WCU faculty and other experts right to you.
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Rams in the Sand  Join WCU alumni and friends for our annual Rams in the Sand Beach Party! We are headed to the Deauville Inn at the Jersey Shore and hope to see you there!
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Alumni Spotlight
Dan Balmer ’14
The Alumni Office recently caught up with Dan Balmer '14, who earned a degree in Marketing from WCU. Dan is the founder of Localized which is an app for small or local business owners to post their business’ events in real time. It can also use your location to find a real time event near you. In this position, Dan does many things including designing the app’s logo, building the website, completing all the sales, and working with three interns who are all West Chester University students.

Click here to read more about Dan, including his career path, favorite memory from his time as a student, and how he ended up at WCU!
Trivia Time
Phillies T-Shirt
Want to win a WCU Phillies t-shirt?? Take a look at the following trivia question and send your answer to alumni@wcupa.edu:

Name three events taking place during Alumni Weekend.  

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 March Trivia Winners: Patrice McLaughlin '98, John Laughlin '82, Douglas Hochstetler '94 and Steve Gallo '15 – each received a WCU hat!
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