Homecoming 2011 events
Cruise Around South America with the UND Alumni Association
Join UND Alumni Association Executive Vice President Tim O’Keefe and his wife, Becky, as they host Passage to Chile & Peru Jan. 21-Feb. 7, 2012. Contact GoNext or call 800.842.9023 for reservations.or call 800.842.9023 for reservations.
Ignite the Spirit at Upcoming Events
UND is coming to the East Coast. Make plans to join alumni and friends!
Washington, D.C.: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 15 at the Dirksen Senate Office Building (Room 562). Register here.
Marco Island, Fla.: 10 a.m. March 26 at the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort. Register online or RSVP with Pam or call 800.543.8764.
UND Aerospace to Host Gatherings
Denver Alumni Reception from 7 to 9 p.m. March 25 at the Embassy Suites-Denver Southeast in Denver.
Flying Team Reunion from 7 to 10 p.m. April 2 at the Palm 2 Embassy Suites-Airport in Bloomington, Minn.
RSVP to Chris Naas or 701.777.3715.
College of Business & Public Administration to Host Minneapolis-Area Social
Join alumni and friends at a social from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 6 at the Summit Brewery in St. Paul for hors d’oeuvres and Summit beer. RSVP to Laura or 701.777.6937 by March 25.
Time share for sale!
One-week timeshare rental in the destination of your choice from the RCI Resort Directory. Price: $700 or best offer. Check out all of our listings . For more information, contact Nancy Pederson or call 701.777.3872.
North Dakota Spirit | The Campaign for UND is less than $84 million from its goal. The total so far stands at more than $216 million, an increase of $14 million since the campaign publicly launched last October. North Dakota Spirit | The Campaign for UND aims to direct $300 million to the University of North Dakota’s passionate students, inspirational educators, innovative programs and extraordinary places. Learn more at spirit.und.edu/.
New! Doctorate in Educational Leadership Offered in Bismarck
UND will offer the Educational Leadership (EDL) Doctoral Program in Bismarck with a PreK-12 or Higher Education Emphasis for individuals interested in administrative or scholarly positions in PreK-12 schools, higher education, or other non-profit educational settings. The EDL Program is designed for working professionals who want to pursue part-time doctoral study. Classes start July 2011. Application deadline is May 1. For more information, call 800.342.8230.
Alumni Invited to Use UND Wellness Center for Free
The UND Wellness Center is offering alumni a “Try Before You Buy” trial period on March 14-18 (5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.) to showcase what the Wellness Center has to offer. For more information, contact Carrie Herrig , Assistant Director of Membership, or call 701.777.4864.
FREE Fitness Equipment Orientations
Do you want to learn how to use the weight and cardio equipment at the UND Wellness Center? Come for a Fitness Floor Orientation during the “The Try Before You Buy” campaign. These half-hour sessions will explain the equipment, how it works, and its functional purpose. The times for these sessions are as follows:
Monday, March 14: 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 15: 7 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 16: 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Can’t make it to one of these sessions? Contact Carrie Herrig or call 701.777.4864.
Department of Technology to Host Symposium
The Second Annual Technology Symposium, titled “Innovation and the process of turning ideas into marketable successes” will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 31. For more information, contact Dr. Lynda Kenney or call 701.777.2197.
SMHS Faculty Member to Speak in Walker, Minn.
Dr. Larry Burd will present “The Impact of and Interventions for Fetal Drug and Alcohol Exposure” (link) on March 25 in Walker, Minn.
Medical Students to host Science Day for Elementary School Children
Fifth- and sixth-graders are invited to Science Day on April 16 at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Science Day is hosted by the UND chapter of the American Medical Student Association.
Follow UND Students as They Tour N.D. During Spring Break
Seven UND students will tour North Dakota and assist in community projects as part of the UND Center for Community Engagement’s “Stone Soup Tour.” Video of the tour and student blogs can be followed at www.und.edu. Contact Dr. Lana Rakow at 701.777.2287 for more information.
Place Your Bids Now for the Sioux-Per Gala Auction
The online auction bidders site is now ready to take your bids for the 2011 Sioux-Per Gala silent auction. Before bidding, check out the fabulous items in our auction catalog. To be sure you have a seat, get your tickets today.
Remember to vote EVERY day for senior finalist Chay Genoway at Seniorclassaward.com for one of the most distinguished awards a Division I athlete can receive. Fan voting counts for one-third of total votes. Vote now and every day until March 20!
WCHA first round playoff s are at home again! Games are set for March 11-12 and 13 if necessary. Get your tickets now, stop by the UND box office at the Ralph Engelstad Arena, or call 800.745.3000.
Football and Food on April 16
Fighting Sioux fans are invited to attended the annual Spring Game on Saturday, April 16 for a day of cooking challenges, music, family fun and tailgating. Get complete event details here.
2011 Sioux-Per Swings Scheduled
Mark your calendars for the 2011 Sioux-Per Swing Tour sponsored by Sanford Health and hosted by UND Athletics and the UND Alumni Association.
Thursday, June 9: Park River.
Monday, June 13: Twin Cities.
Monday, June 20: Fargo.
Thursday, July 14: Grand Forks.
Thursday, July 21: Detroit Lakes.