June 2008

Campaign Countdown Continues

Join us as we celebrate the final phase of Wayne First: The Campaign for Wayne State University with several local and regional events.

Each event begins at 6 p.m. and includes a strolling reception, a brief program with remarks from fellow alumni and a presentation of the new video Making Wayne First.

What:
Grand Rapids Event
When:
Monday, July 14
Where:
St. Cecilia's Music Center
24 Ransom Avenue NE, Grand Rapids
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (888) 887-3588.


What:
Kalamazoo Event
When:
Tuesday, July 15
Where:
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
314 South Park Street, Kalamazoo
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (888) 887-3588.


What:
Traverse City Event
When:
Wednesday, July 16
Where:
Grand Traverse Resort
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd., Acme
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (888) 887-3588.

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What:
Women of Wayne Campus ArtWalk
When:
9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 28
Where:
McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Room J
Wayne State University
More Info:
Members of the Women of Wayne Alumni Association invite you to walk with them during an art sculpture tour on Wayne State's campus. Enjoy a continental breakfast before the walking tour, where you will see pieces by artists including Tyree Guyton and Sergio De Giusti. Learn about the sculptures while experiencing the campus in summer with fellow alumni and friends. $5 for alumni association members, $7 for non-members. Free parking is available in Lot #31.
Reserve Now!
Click here or contact Elisabeth Johnston at (313) 577-2167 or ap9048@wayne.edu.

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What:
Organization of Black Alumni 3rd Friday at LaMusique
When:
5:30 p.m. Friday, June 20
Where:
LaMusique in the Hotel St. Regis
3071 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit
More Info:
Join Organization of Black Alumni members and fellow Wayne State alumni and friends for a networking mixer and business card exchange with giveaways and raffle prizes. This event is free and open to the public.
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (313) 577-2300.

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What:
Graduate School Open House
When:
3-7 p.m. Thursday, July 10
Where:
Welcome Center
Wayne State University
More Info:
Learn about the master's degree you always wanted and apply for admission at no charge at Wayne State's Graduate School Open House. A master’s degree from Wayne State could make a difference for you in this increasingly dire job market. Admissions and program representatives will be on hand to review applications and advise applicants. The $50 application fee will be waived for on-site participants. The Graduate School offers more than 60 doctoral degrees, 139 master's degrees and 32 certificate, specialist and professional programs.
Click here for an application.
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (313) 577-GRAD.

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What:
Wayne State Football Golf Outing
When:
11:30 a.m. Friday, July 11
Where:
Sycamore Hills Golf Club, Macomb
More Info:
WSU Athletics and the Athletics Alumni Association will host the sixth annual Wayne State Football Golf Outing. Players, alumni and guests from the past 50 years will get together and help support the Warrior Football Program. Cost is $125 per person if you register by July 1 ($150 after and at the door) and includes 18 holes with cart, lunch at the turn, prizes, a silent auction and a buffet dinner.
Reserve Now!
Click here or contact Angela Ruth at (313) 577-0587 or angela.ruth@wayne.edu.
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What:
Swing for the Students Golf Outing
When:
9 a.m. Monday, July 28
Where:
Detroit Golf Club
17911 Hamilton, Detroit
More Info:
Lear Corporation is the title sponsor of this annual event, which last year raised $20,000 for School of Business Administration scholarships. The funds seeded an endowed scholarship fund. Money raised at this year's event will be added to the endowment. Two scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded for the 2008-2009 school year. Cost is $250 per person and includes a continental breakfast, dinner, awards ceremony and open bar.
Click here for additional information.
Reserve Now!
Click here or contact Ned Grant at neddyy2@hotmail.com or (586) 703-1827.

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What:
Get Cooking With Giulio Live!
When:
1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20
Where:
The Towers Residential Suites Café
Wayne State University
More Info:
Kick your culinary skills up a notch! Join us for Giulio Live!, an all-new culinary adventure with Wayne State alumni. Dig into the regional tastes of Italy as Giulio Fattore, executive chef of AVI Foodsystems, prepares a four-course meal. Not only will you learn to prepare these dishes at home, you’ll also sample the day’s culinary masterpieces, which include a roasted melon and proscuitto salad, chicken Tosca with lemon caper sauce, homemade pastas with two sauce variations, and tiramisu.

Each participant will receive a special gift and a binder with the menu and recipes. Cost is $58 per person. Space is limited, so please reserve immediately.
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (313) 577-2300.

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What:
Alumni Travel Preview
When:
noon Sunday, Sept. 14
Where:
Wayne State University Oakland Center
33737 West 12 Mile, Farmington Hills
More Info:
Be among the first to learn about alumni association tours planned for 2009. The annual Travel Preview will feature travel agency representatives and tour presentations. 
Click here for a complete list of upcoming tours. Travel preview is free, but reservations are required.
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (313) 577-2300.

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What:
Golden Jubilee Reunion
When:

noon Friday, Oct. 10
Where:
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
495 Ferry Mall, Wayne State University
More Info:
Reconnect with former classmates and friends at the Golden Jubilee Reunion honoring graduates of 1958 and earlier. Guests will enjoy a bus tour of Wayne State’s dynamic campus and several new developments in the city of Detroit, visit the renowned Hilberry Theatre for a vignette performance, and view an exclusive narrated show at the planetarium in Old Main. A gala reception and program will follow in which alumni will be inducted into the prestigious Alumni Golden Circle.
Reserve Now!
Invitations will be mailed in August. For questions, call (313) 577-2300.

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What:
Homecoming 2008

When:
Saturday, Oct. 11
Where:
Adams Field
Wayne State University
More Info:
Save the date for Homecoming 2008. Cheer the Warriors to victory as they take on the Northern Michigan Wildcats. Kickoff is at noon. Watch for more details in upcoming issues of the alumni association's e-publications, Let's Go!, @ Wayne State and Generation Wayne.

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What:
Discover Europe by Train
When:
Oct. 21-29, 2008
More Info:
Tour the glittering cities and beautiful countryside of England, France, Belgium and The Netherlands. Discover historic sites and architectural wonders as you tour Europe’s most vibrant capitals. After two days in London, take the Eurostar high-speed train under the English Channel to Paris. Then it’s another high-speed ride to Brussels aboard the Thalys train. From there, move on to the medieval town of Valkenburg in The Netherlands from which you may opt to tour Bruges, Belgium. Return to the USA from Brussels. Cost is $2,569.
Click here to save $75/person.
Reserve Now!
Call (313) 577-2300.







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