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Homecoming 2019

Saturday, October 12 to Saturday, October 19


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Male and female student working at the Big Event

The Big Event and 2019 Homecoming Kickoff

Saturday, October 12 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Presented by the Service, Leadership and Community Engagement Office          

WHAT IS THE BIG EVENT? Throughout the years, the community of Laramie has shown endless support to the students of UW. The Big Event’s goal is to reciprocate that appreciation to residents.

MISSION Through service-oriented activities, The Big Event promotes campus and community unity as University of Wyoming students come together for one day to express their gratitude for the support from the surrounding community.

CORE VALUES The Big Event is an event that strives to uphold the ideals of unity and service. This one-day event is not based on socioeconomic need, but rather a way for the student body to express their gratitude to the entire community which supports the University. It is important to remember The Big Event is not about the number of jobs completed or the number of students who participate each year. Instead, it is the interaction between students, and residents and the unity that results throughout the community that makes The Big Event such a unique project.

Volunteer registration will be open early August through October 7 and volunteers can register at uwyobigevent.com.

For questions regarding The Big Event, please email bigevent@uwyo.edu or call 307-766-3117.


50th Club Reunion text in brown and a gold background

50th Club Reunion

Friday, October 18 - Saturday, October 19. Celebrating the Class of 1969 and all alumni who have graduated prior. For a hardcopy registration packet, please contact the UW Alumni Association office at 307-766-4166 or uwalumni@uwyo.edu. You can register online at uw.uwyo.edu/reunion

 


Students at homecoming: one picture two females are smiling and second picture males are participating in the car push

Student Activities 

All University of Wyoming students are welcome and encouraged to participate in the student activities taking place during Homecoming.  Learn more >

 


Submit a Homecoming Activity

The Alumni Association is currently gathering information for the 2019 Homecoming schedule. We are happy to provide publicity for anyone sponsoring an activity over Homecoming in which you would like to have alumni and general public involvement. Your activity will be promoted in the online Homecoming schedule and in the printed booklet that is available during Homecoming registration.

In order to have your event listed online and in the printed version handed out at Homecoming, please submit the event form by Monday, October 7 to Emily Vernon at evernon@uwyo.edu or fax to (307) 766-6824. You can also submit your activity electronically at uw.uwyo.edu/hc2019. Please contact the Alumni Office with questions at (307) 766-4166 or uwalumni@uwyo.edu.  


Homecoming Activities

The Alumni Association is currently gathering information for the 2019 Homecoming schedule. We are happy to provide publicity for anyone sponsoring an activity over Homecoming in which you would like to have alumni and general public involvement. Your activity will be promoted in the online Homecoming schedule and in the printed booklet that is available during Homecoming registration.

In order to have your event listed online and in the printed version handed out at Homecoming, please submit the event form by Monday, October 7 to Emily Vernon at evernon@uwyo.edu or fax to (307) 766-6824. You can also submit your activity electronically at uw.uwyo.edu/hc2019. Please contact the Alumni Office with questions at (307) 766-4166 or uwalumni@uwyo.edu.  


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Distinguished Alumni and Medallion Service Awards

The recognition of alumni who have distinguished themselves after graduation is a testament to the quality of the academic and student life at the University of Wyoming. The Distinguished Alumni and Medallion Service Awards have served as a long-standing Homecoming tradition recognizing outstanding UW alumni and individuals who have attained excellence in their careers or professions or have provided outstanding service through time, talent, affection, and dedication to the University of Wyoming and thus brought honor to UW. The first Distinguished Alumnus was Emory Land in 1953 and the first Medallion Service Award Recipient was Lloyd Eaton in 1968. To date, 198 and 40 individuals have been recognized as Distinguished Alumni and Medallion Service Award Recipients. A list of the recipients can be found on the UW Alumni Association website.

 

Contact Us

Alumni Association

Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center

222 S. 22nd St.

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: (307) 766-4166

Fax: (307) 766-6824

Email: uwalumni@uwyo.edu

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