May 2009


What:
Vote for the Best of Wayne State
When:
Anytime
Where:
Online at
www.alumni.wayne.edu/bestof
More Info:
We want to know what you like best about Wayne State. The results will be featured in the next issue of Wayne State magazine.
Vote Now!
Click here to vote for your favorites.

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What:
EACPHS Alumni Fiesta
When:
5 p.m. Thursday, May 21
Where:
Lower Level Commons - EACPHS
259 Mack Ave., Detroit
More Info:
Join alumni, students, faculty and friends of the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for a spring celebration, Fiesta de la Primavera. Network with new colleagues, alumni and members of the community. The event is sponsored by the EACPHS Alumni Association Board and the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs. Cost is $10 per person, $15 per couple or $25 per family.
Reserve Now!
To make a reservation,
click here or call (313) 577-1716.

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What:
Midsummer Nights in Midtown
When:
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday in June
Where:
Midtown Detroit's University Cultural Center District
More Info:
The University Cultural Center Association presents Midsummer Nights in Midtown. More than 25 performances will be offered in 15 Midtown venues. Admission is free. The series of special presentations features local, national and international musicians, dancers, theater troupes, street painters and award-winning poets and authors.
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (313) 577-5088 for more information or a complete list of performances.

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What:
Free Yearbooks!
When:
Through July 1
Where:
Alumni House
441 Ferry Mall, WSU
More Info:
Free Wayne State University yearbooks are available to all alumni and friends. Yearbooks from select years between 1989-2005 are available for pickup at alumni house.
Reserve Now!
For more information, call (313) 577-2300.

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What:
MovingMedia Student Film Festival
When:
Friday, May 22 - Sunday, May 24
Where:
Wayne State University
More Info:
Wayne State will host the MovingMedia Student Film Festival. The festival showcases the work of Wayne State students, and for the first time, entries from peer institutions in southeast Michigan, including Madonna University, the University of Windsor, Eastern Michigan University and the College for Creative Studies.
Reserve Now!
Click here for more information.
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What:
Tigers Night and Fireworks
When:
5:30 p.m. Friday, June 19
Where:
Comerica Park
2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit
More Info:
Take your family and friends out to the ball park. Enjoy a delicious stadium-themed dinner buffet in the exclusive Tiger Club overlooking the field. Munch on all the hot dogs and hamburgers you can handle, then head to the lower deck outfield box seats (section 112) to watch the Detroit Tigers tear apart the Milwaukee Brewers. This special inter-league game ends with a spectacular summer fireworks show. Cost is $59 for members and currently enrolled WSU students, $65 for non-members. 
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (313) 577-2300.

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What:
Alice in Wonderland at the Hilberry
When:
9 a.m. Saturday, July 11
Where:
Hilberry Theatre
4743 Cass Ave., Detroit
More Info:
Get taken away to Wonderland during this family event, which features continental breakfast and a storytime reading of the book Alice in Wonderland before the Hilberry performance. Afterward, characters from the show will mix and mingle and sign special autograph/coloring books. Cost is $9 for members, children 12 years old and younger and currently enrolled WSU students. $14 for non-members.
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (313) 577-2300.

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What:
CareerBoost: Lights, Camera, Action!
When:
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22
Where:
Alumni House
441 Ferry Mall, WSU
More Info:
Think you ought to be in pictures? Here’s your chance to find out how. Join the alumni association for CareerBoost: Lights, Camera, Action! Ken Droz of the Michigan Film Office will detail new film projects coming to Michigan and the jobs that are resulting from them. Learn how you can be a part of the Hollywood action both on screen and off, and find out about opportunities in the new animation studios. Light refreshments will be served. Cost is $5 for alumni association members and currently enrolled WSU students, $10 for non-members.
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (313) 577-2300.

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What:
Save the Date for Fall Events

Event:

Golden Jubilee Reunion
When:
Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
More Info:
Join fellow alumni and friends from the class of 1959 and earlier for this annual event.

Event:
Homecoming Tailgate
When:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009
More Info:
Cheer on the Warriors as they take on Ashland University.

Look for more information in upcoming issues of @ Wayne State, or check our Web site for updates at www.alumni.wayne.edu.

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What:
Swing for the Students Golf Outing
When:
9 a.m. Monday, July 27
Where:
Detroit Golf Club
17911 Hamilton Rd., Highland Park
More Info:
Join the School of Business Administration Alumni Association for its Swing for the Students Golf Outing. This annual event raises funds to support scholarships for School of Business Administration students. Golfers who register individually will be placed onto a foursome with golfers of a similar playing level. To make a request for placement in a specific foursome, contact Mark Stema at
mstema1@hfhs.org by July 20. For more information, visit www.swingforthestudents.com. Cost is $250 per person.
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (313) 577-2300.

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What:
Roundtable on African American Education
When:
Friday and Saturday, June 19-20
Where:
Detroit Marriott 
Renaissance Center
More Info:
The Institute for the Study of the African-American Child presents a roundtable discussion on African American education. The conference will focus on best practices for teaching African-American children. 
Click here for more information and a complete schedule.
Reserve Now!
Contact Saundra Sumner at (313) 577-0991 or
ac6642@wayne.edu.







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