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Networks, events, homecoming and a variety of print and social media offer a way for alumni and friends to stay connected. These activities contribute to a common history, shared interests and direct the passion of alumni toward common UW ideals.


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Networks

The University of Wyoming Alumni Association organizes Alumni Networks in Wyoming, throughout the country, and internationally to provide a connection to the University of Wyoming at the local level through dedicated community volunteers. UWAA Networks play a vital role in providing services, events, and interest-based networking where our alumni live – everywhere!

If you are interested in starting or finding an alumni network or hosting an alumni event or watch party in your area, please visit our Alumni Network Page.

 


Professional basketball player and UW alumnus Larry Nance Jr. is signing autographs before a NBA game

Events

The UW Alumni Association hosts events both in the state of Wyoming and across the country. These events are wide ranging and bring together many UW fans. We hope to see you and your poke pride at an event this year!

For questions on events, please contact our Events Coordinator, Emily Cain, at ecain1@uwyo.edu or (307) 766-6878. To fill out the Online Alumni Network Interest Form, the UWAA Network Event Form and/or the Watch Party Event Form, please visit our Alumni Networks page. To view a list of upcoming events, please view the Event Calendar on our homepage.

 


A young girl and the UW cheerleaders are marching in the 2016 homecoming parade

Homecoming

Over Homecoming there are a variety of events to attend. These events range from college open house receptions, tailgate parties, the annual Homecoming Parade planned by the UW Alumni Association (UWAA) and the WYO-GOLD Student Alumni Association, and much more.
 
While the UWAA oversees Homecoming there are main events that the department plans: Homecoming Registration, the 50th Club Reunion and the All Alumni and Friends Reunion. The UWAA works in conjunction with other UW departments to plan the activities that honor the Distinguished Alumni and Medallion Service Award Recipients.
 
To stay updated on events taking place please visit our Homecoming page. The date of Homecoming is traditionally announced in the spring.

 


The 2016 Distinguished Alumni and the Medallion Service Award winner are sitting in the President's room at the M.H.R. Gateway Center

Awards & Recognition

The University of Wyoming Alumni Association annually recognizes the university’s alumni who are distinguished in their business, profession, or life’s work; are persons of integrity, stature, and demonstrated ability; reflect upon and realize the importance of their UW education.  UW has many outstanding alumni and this program is one way to recognize the honor they bring to the institution through their accomplishments. The UWAA annually awards three DIstinguished Alumni Awards and one Medallion Service Award.

 


Two recent UW female graduates are celebrating in their caps and gowns

Alumni Directory & Find a Classmate

As an alumni of the University of Wyoming, you can gain access to the Alumni Directory and can utilize this tool to find other alumni and/or classmates from your time at UW.

 


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UWyo Magazine

The Magazine for Alumni and Friends of the University of Wyoming is a publication we send out three times a year as a partnership between UW Institutional Marketing and the UW Alumni Association. UWyo is supported by UW Research & Economic Development, Student Affairs, Academic Affairs and the Office of the President. As a member of the UW Alumni Association, you will receive this magazine to keep you updated on events and in-depth coverage of what is going on at UW and the current initiatives set forth by the UWAA. Read past issues here!


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