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Laramie, WY 82071-2000

Phone: (307) 766-3257

Email: uwmktg@uwyo.edu

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Past Events

Across the state of Wyoming, monthly “The World Needs More Cowboys,” community celebrations were hosted for prospective students and their families, alumni, and community members.

These events featured current UW students, faculty members, representatives of UW Athletics, and members of UW administration. Each event showcased UW Alumni who hold important roles in communities all over Wyoming.  

Interested in attending a cowboy celebration in your area? Check out our schedule of future events!


SEPTEMBER 19, 2019
Gillette  |  Commons Area of Thunder Basin High School  |  5:15 - 6:30 P.M.

Featured Alumni: Bertine Bahige, Principal of Rawhide Elementary School

Following the event, head to the Cowgirl Soccer game vs. South Dakota
7 P.M.  |  Thunder Basin High School  |  Free Admission  |  Post-Match Autographs 


OCTOBER 10, 2019
Cody |  Buffalo Bill Center of the West  |  5:30 - 7 P.M.
Featured Alumni: Aura Newlin, Northwest College anthropology instructor, and Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation Board member


NOVEMBER 7, 2019
Rawlins  |  Jeffrey Memorial Community Center  |  5 - 7 P.M.

Featured Alumni: Kris Thorvaldson, Financial Adviser


DECEMBER 5, 2019
Newcastle  |  Newcastle Lodge and Convention Center  |  5 - 7 P.M.
Featured Alumni: Mike Farnsworth, V.P. of Operations at Wyoming Refining Co.


JANUARY 25, 2020
Rock Springs |  Bunning Hall at the Freight Station, 603 South Main Street  |  5 - 7 P.M.
Featured Alumni: Sean Valentine, President of Western Wyoming Beverages


FEBRUARY 20, 2020
Cheyenne  |  Cheyenne Frontier Days Event Center  |  5 - 7 P.M.

Featured Alumni: Tighe Fagan, Partner at Gannett Peak Technical Services


(Events scheduled for March-June 2020 were postponed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.)


JULY 21, 2020
Afton  |  Canyon View Park  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumni: Barbara Sessions, COO of Silver Star Communications


SEPTEMBER 30, 2020
Casper  |  David Street Station  |  5-7 p.m. 
Featured Alumni: Marci Bramlet, Attorney


OCTOBER 9, 2020
Pinedale  |  Pinedale Aquatic Center  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumni: Abe Pearce, Director of Public Works, Town of Pinedale


OCTOBER 27, 2020
Douglas  |  Douglas High School  |  5:30-7:30 p.m.
Featured Alumni: Tim Painter, Director of Bands at Douglas High School


APRIL 14, 2021
Lovell  |  Lovell Community Center  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumnus: Joseph Shumway, Vice President/Branch Manager for Big Horn Federal Savings Bank


APRIL 15, 2021
Worland  |  Washakie Museum and Community Center  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumna:  Abby O’DonnellCorporate Sales Representative for Pro Corp Images


MAY 5, 2021
Evanston  |  Historic Roundhouse  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumna: Rachel Boyer, Music teacher at Evanston’s Clark Elementary


MAY 18, 2021
Wheatland  |   Vimbo’s Restaurant and Lounge  |  5-7 p.m. 
Featured Alumna: Sydney Burek, District Conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service


June 22, 2021
Jackson  |   Rooftop Terrace of The Cloudveil Hotel  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumna: Wendy MartinezHomeowner services manager, Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area

August 9, 2021
Riverton  |   Central Wyoming College Intertribal Education and Community Center  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumnus: Lance GoedeDirector of Student Success, Central Wyoming College

August 10, 2021
Thermopolis  |   Hot Springs County Museum  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumnus:  Jeb SchenckSemi-retired teacher, neuro-educational speaker & author, photographer and workshop leader


August 16, 2021
Lusk  |  Niobrara County Fairgrounds Auditorium  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumna:  Jamie Reed McElhaneyRancher


August 17, 2021
Hulett  |  The Golf Club at Devils Tower  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumnus:  Jim Neiman, President and CEO of Neiman Enterprises


September 13, 2021
Buffalo  |  Cowboy Carousel Center  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumnus: Brett McCoySales Representative for Zoetis Inc.


September 14, 2021
Sheridan  |  WYO Theater  |  5-7 p.m.
Featured Alumna: Kristi Von Krosigk, Owner/operator of The Union boutique

Contact Us

Institutional Marketing

1000 E. University Ave Dept. 3226

Laramie, WY 82071-2000

Phone: (307) 766-3257

Email: uwmktg@uwyo.edu

UW Institutional Marketing
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