April 2011


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What:
Wayne State University Alumni Association's 75th Anniversary Reception
and 2011 Awards Gala
When:
5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19
Where:
Detroit Athletic Club
241 Madison Ave., Detroit
More Info:
The alumni association will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a reception honoring recipients of the alumni association’s four awards – the Homer D. Strong, Faculty Service, Distinguished Alumni and Recent Alumni awards – as well as students who received the David Adamany-WSU Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship.
Click here for more information, including a complete list of honorees. Cost is $35 per person and includes a strolling reception, program and valet parking. Black tie optional.
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What:
Career Services Employment Expo
When:
1-4 p.m. Friday, April 8
Where:
Student Center 2nd Floor Ballroom, WSU
More Info:
All academic disciplines are welcome. Bring several copies of your resume. Professional dress is suggested. The expo is free and open to Wayne State students and alumni. A Wayne State OneCard is required for entry.
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What:
SBA Alumni Appreciation Event
When:
5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25
Where:
Emagine Theatre
200 North Main St., Royal Oak
More Info:
Join Wayne State School of Business Administration alumni, faculty, staff and friends for its annual alumni appreciation event at the new Emagine Theatre. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a tour of the state-of-the-art LEED certified building, and a reception followed by keynote speaker Paul Glantz, SBA alumnus and owner of the Emagine Theatre. Stick around after the program for complimentary bowling, pool and shuffleboard. The event, hosted by the Wayne State University School of Business Administration Alumni Association, is free for alumni association members and School of Business Administration faculty and staff, $30 for others. Join the alumni association today to attend this event for free:
www.alumni.wayne.edu/join.
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What:
CFPCA Alumni Bonstelle Theatre Night
When:
Saturday, April 16
Where:
Bonstelle Theatre, WSU
More Info:
The College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Alumni Association will host its Bonstelle Theatre Night. Join alumni and friends for a performance of The Full Monty followed by an afterglow reception. Cost is $12 for alumni association members and their guests and $15 for non-members.
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What:
Women of Wayne Offers Political Training Seminar
When:
8 a.m. Saturday, April 30
Where:
McGregor Memorial Conference Center, WSU
More Info:
This training session is for individuals interested in running for political office. Topics covered at the session include fundraising, messaging/media, campaign finance and debate preparation. Cost is $20 for students, $35 for alumni association members and $50 for non-members.
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What:
Honors College Hosts Pillar Awards
When:
5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12
Where:
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores
More Info:
Save the Date for the Irvin D. Reid Honors College and the Irvin D. Reid Honors College Alumni Association’s awards reception. The Pillar Awards honor distinguished alumni and community organizations.
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What:
Women of Wayne 45th Annual Headliner Awards  
When:
11 a.m. Saturday, May 14
Where:
The Westin Book Cadillac
1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit
More Info:
Join the Women of Wayne Alumni Association in recognizing the achievements of outstanding alumnae at the 45th annual Headliner Awards luncheon and program. For 45 years, the Headliner Awards have been presented to Wayne State alumnae whose achievements have made headlines in the media during the preceding year. The award calls attention to the fact that Wayne State women are making their marks in society. Click here for more information, including a complete list of honorees. Cost is $45 per person.
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What:
Alumni Regional Events
More Info:
The university’s regional engagement events link alumni with what’s going on at Wayne State, allowing them to experience our rich and diverse learning community. Join alumni and friends at regional events across the country to get an exclusive update on university accomplishments and programs.

Phoenix/Scottsdale
When:
April 10, 2011
Where:
The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.
More Info:
Did you know there are nearly 1,600 Wayne State alumni in the Phoenix area? Connect with alumni and friends, share memories and meet Wayne State's 11th president, Allan Gilmour. Cost for the program and brunch is $20 for alumni association members and $25 for non-members.
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New York
When:
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Where:
The Metropolitan Club
One East 60th St., New York
More Info:
Did you know there are approximately 4,300 Wayne State alumni in the New York area? Connect with alumni and friends, share memories and meet Wayne State's 11th president, Allan Gilmour. Cost for the program and dinner is $20 for alumni association members and $25 for non-members.
Click here for more information.
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Save the date for events in the following cities:

Cleveland
July 28, 2011

Chicago (Downtown)
August 18, 2011

Chicago (North Shore)
August 21, 2011

Washington, D.C.
October 12, 2011

San Diego
Los Angeles
San Francisco
November 2-6, 2011

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What:
Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology Career Expo
When:
noon-5 p.m. Thursday, May 12
Where:
2955 S. Haggerty Rd., Canton
More Info:
The Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology will host its sixth annual career expo. Companies will be recruiting for positions in several industries, including aviation, transportation and energy. The event is free and open to the public.
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What:
Swing for the Students Golf Outing
When:
11 a.m. Monday, July 25
Where:
Detroit Golf Club
17911 Hamilton, Detroit
More Info:
The School of Business Administration Alumni Association will host its 5th annual scholarship golf outing. The proceeds support an endowed scholarship for Detroit high school students who will attend Wayne State's School of Business Administration. Click here for more information.
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Wh
at:
Save the Date for Law School Reunion Weekend
When:
Sept. 23-24
More Info:
Save the date for the Law School Alumni Association reunion weekend honoring the classes of 1961, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1991 and 2001. Details to come.







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