June 2009


What:
Vote for the Best of Wayne State
When:
Today!
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:
Become an Alumni Admissions Ambassador
When:
5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 25 and
9 a.m. Saturday, July 18
Where:
Welcome Center
42 W. Warren, WSU
More Info:
Wayne State propelled you to become who you are today, and now you have the chance to return the favor. Alumni Admissions Ambassadors can give back to Wayne State and share their pride and loyalty by encouraging students to apply to and attend the university. Representatives from Wayne's Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Alumni Relations will host two orientation sessions to train volunteers to become Alumni Admissions Ambassadors. A campus tour will be available immediately following the training session for interested individuals.
Reserve Now!
For more information or to make a reservation,
click here or call (313) 577-2161.

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What:
Wayne State Wednesday Farmers Market
When:
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 28
Where:
In front of Prentis Hall
Cass Ave. north of Warren Ave., WSU
More Info:
Members of the university, Midtown and broader Detroit community are invited to visit the Wayne State Wednesday Farmers Market and shop for fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, flowers and other farm and food products. The market will feature farmers from Detroit, the surrounding metropolitan region and Ontario. The Wayne State Wednesday Farmers Market is a project of
SEED Wayne.
Reserve Now!
For questions regarding the Wayne State Wednesday Farmers Market or SEED Wayne, contact Kami Pothukuchi at
k.pothukuchi@wayne.edu.

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What:
Fireworks Extravaganza
When:
5-11 p.m. Wednesday, June 24
Where:
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
More Info:
Join the Wayne State University School of Medicine Alumni Association for the 16th annual Fireworks Extravaganza. The evening of family fun includes a dinner buffet, entertainment, reserved parking (additional cost), and great views of the Detroit Target Fireworks. Plan to arrive by 6 p.m. to avoid freeway and street closings.
Click here for more information.
Reserve Now!
Click here or call Lisa Link at (313) 577-3587 or (877) WSU-MED1.

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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:
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:
Football Golf Outing
When:
9 a.m. Friday, July 10
Where:
Sycamore Hills Golf Club
48787 North Ave., Macomb
More Info:
Support the Warrior Football Program by attending the seventh annual Wayne State Football Golf Outing. The golf outing will honor players and guests from the past 50 years. Cost is $125 per golfer if you register by July 1. Cost is $150 at the door. Cost for a foursome is $600. The cost includes an hour at the range prior to start, green fees and cart, drinks, hot dogs and chips on the course, dinner and much more.
Click here for more information.
Reserve Now!
Click here or contact Angela Ruth at (313) 577-0587 or angela.ruth@wayne.edu.

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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 Pancake Breakfast
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. Dinner only is $75. 
Reserve Now!
Click here or call (313) 577-2300.

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What:
Save the Date for Monteith Reunion
When:
Sept. 9-13, 2009
More Info:
All graduating classes and friends of Wayne State's Monteith College are invited to a 50th Anniversary Celebration. Join returning faculty and alumni for three event-filled days commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of Monteith College in 1959.
Reserve Now!
Click here for more information, or contact Kathryn A. Rusak at (313) 577-9933 or ar0043@wayne.edu.







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