Alumni Social in Bismarck
The College of Education and Human Development will sponsor an alumni social from 4:45 to 6:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7 in the Senate Room of the Doublewood Inn in Bismarck. The social is in conjunction with the N.D. Association of Secondary School Principals Conference.
Cruise Programs Extend Deadlines
Special price reductions for the Greek Isles Odyssey (Sept. 18-Oct. 1, 2011) and the Mediterranean Reflections (Oct. 10-21, 2011) cruises have been extended to Mar. 1. To book your cruise or view other cruise options, visit www.undalumni.org/alumnitours or call 800-842-9023.
Keeler, Steinman Start Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter
Live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and want to engage and connect with other UND alums? Bob Keeler, 96, and John Steinman, ’91, have teamed up as Chapter Coordinators. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org (469.964.3337) or email@example.com (469.656.0657) to stay informed of activities and events. Chapter activities are also available online.
Ignite the Spirit at Upcoming Events
Feb. 3 in Tucson at the Oro Valley Country Club from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 5 in Scottsdale at the Alerus Bank & Trust from 11 to 1 p.m.
March 15 in Washington, D.C. at the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
March 26 in Marco Island, Fla. at the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort at 10 a.m.
Register on-line or RSVP with Pam Laffen via email or by calling 800.543.8764.
UND Alumni Invited to New York Reception
UND’s Department of Art and Design, in conjunction with UND Art Collections, will host a reception for UND alumni on Friday, Feb. 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, Hudson Suite, 4th Floor. The event is free and all UND alumni within the New York area are invited. Recent book publications about UND Pottery and UND's Native American Art Collection will be on display. For more information or inquiries, email Art Jones.
UND Alumni & Friends Night with the Utah Grizzlies
Gather for a night out with the Utah Grizzlies on Feb. 19 at 7:05 p.m. at the Maverik Center. Center plaza seats are available for only $18. For tickets contact Jackson Babcock or 801.988.8026. Offer not valid at Maverik Center Box Office or Ticketmaster.
Consider Using Real Estate to Make Your Gift
Do you have appreciated farmland, lake property, or commercial real estate? A gift of real estate may provide you a relatively easy way to sell your property tax-free, increase your income for retirement and benefit from a charitable tax deduction with valuable tax savings. Learn more about how a real estate gift can benefit you and make an impact at UND. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800.543.8764.
North Dakota Spirit |The Campaign for UND
To date, the North Dakota Spirit Campaign has raised $208.8 million, nearly $400,000 more than two weeks ago and 69.6 percent of its $300 million goal! Thank you for showing your spirit and commitment to our passionate students, inspirational educators, innovative programs and extraordinary places.
A New Class of Physician Assistants
The Physician Assistant Class of 2012 received white coats on Friday, Jan. 28. More information about the class can be found here.
K-12 Educators: Expand Your Teaching Skills and Earn Credit Online
Take advantage of new online courses to earn the graduate-level professional development credits needed for salary changes or re-licensing requirements. Choose between Term-Based courses which begin monthly or Enroll Anytime courses and work at your own pace.
New courses include:
• Charlotte Danielson’s A Framework for Teaching (1 PD credit)
• Creating the Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Success (1 PD credit)
• Improving Instruction through Strategic Conversations with Teachers (1 PD credit)
• Integrating Technology in the Classroom (1 PD credit)
Register online or call 800.342.8230.
2011 North Dakota Football NLI Signing Day Party
Alumni and friends are invited to the 2011 NLI signing day party tonight (Feb. 2) at the Alerus Center to hear Head Coach Mussman of the Fighting Sioux football team announce his 2011 recruiting class! Light hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available. Season ticket holders in attendance will receive one complimentary drink and automatically be entered to win a trip for two with the team to Fresno State during the 2011 season. Seats on the team charter, a hotel room and tickets to the game are included. All are welcome. Social starts at 5:30 p.m. followed by a program at 6 p.m. Confirm your attendance.
Fighting Sioux Take on Minnesota Gophers in Women’s Hockey
Mark your calendars for Feb. 18-19 at The Ralph. The Gophers are back in town and your Fighting Sioux women’s hockey team will square off with them at 7:07 p.m. each night. Help us set an attendance record and be a part of history. The first 500 youth (12 and under) will receive a FREE t-shirt, $1000 cash will be given away, and so much more. Keep your eyes on fightingsioux.com for more details. Fighting Sioux club members: Look for your FREE tickets in the mail the week of the game. Tickets
Sioux Per Gala Awaits…
Tickets are now available for the 4th Biennial Sioux Per Gala on Friday, April 29 at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Are you interested in donating a gift or sponsoring the event? Contact email@example.com.