Upcoming events for alumni & friends

- Alumni Webinar Series: Pet Wellness
Friday, April 10, 12 noon

Proper preventive care for your dog or cat is critical for maintaining optimum health and wellness. During this webinar, the components of a lifetime care plan will be discussed, including: comprehensive physical examinations, vaccinations, dental care, heartworm testing/treatment, tick borne disease, bloodwork, dental care, and nutritional management..

- Minnesota Royal
April 13 – 18, with Alumni BBQ on April 18 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Livestock Pavilion

In 1916, a tradition began on the St. Paul Campus; 99 years later the tradition continues during the 2015 community-building, campus-wide event known as Minnesota Royal. It is a week full of events that unite students, faculty, community members, and alumni in celebration of fun and agriculture at the University of Minnesota. You are invited to attend the Alumni BBQ on April 18, beginning at noon during the Animal Showmanship Competition. Your RSVP is requested. More information will be posted on the Minnesota Royal Facebook page. The Minnesota Royal Committee hopes to see you April 18!

- Department of Applied Economics' Outstanding Alumni Award
Friday, April 17, 3 p.m., Cherrywood room, St. Paul Student Center

Join the Department of Applied Economics as they recognize Richard M. Todd with their Outstanding Alumni Award in a ceremony on April 17. Todd holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics ('83). He is currently a Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis with responsibilities in Community Development and monetary policy, and serves on the board of the Minnesota Council on Economic Education, the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development and the University of Minnesota Crookston's Economic Development Center. Please RSVP for the award ceremony to help with planning.

- 2015 U of M Alumni Association Annual Celebration
Friday, April 17, 5:30 p.m., McNamara Alumni Center
$65 for Alumni Association members; $70 for non-members

Join us April 17 to celebrate the impact our global alumni community has on enriching the lives of one another, supporting student success, and advancing the U of M. Come sip your way through the evening with four seasonally inspired cocktails and plenty of hors d'oeuvres. The evening's celebration culminates with an entertaining stage conversation with hazardous weather expert and alumnus Kenny Blumenfeld. His larger-than-life personality and energetic Pub Science style makes chatting about the weather worthy of cocktail parties.

- Alumni Webinar Series: Increasing Your Odds for Early Career Success
Thursday, April 20, 12 noon

Join Carleen Kerttula and Phil Miller (M.B.A. ‘97) to learn some surefire ways to secure your next great career opportunity—and many more to follow.

- Borealis Night of Excellence
Wednesday, April 22, 5:30 p.m., North Star Ballroom, St. Paul Student Center
RSVP by April 20.

Please join us for a special event co-hosted by the CFANS Alumni Society and CFANS Student Board. The evening will honor the graduating senior class, Alumni Society scholarship recipients, Mentor Program honorees, and the recipients of the Student Board Awards and Alumni Society Awards. Help us celebrate these outstanding students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the college! See 2015 honorees.