Upcoming events for alumni & friends

- U of M Alumni Association Alumni Webinar Series: Your New Year's Playbook: Dream Big, Set Goals

Friday, January 9, 12 noon

Do you set career and professional goals, only to get overwhelmed and discouraged, then drop the resolution? Join presenters Vic Massaglia and Jon Ruzek as they coach you how to put together a winning playbook that includes methods, tools, and action steps to help you achieve professional goals.

Higher Ed Alumni Social at the Northern Green Expo
Thursday, January 15, 5 p.m., Minneapolis Convention Center

Join CFANS alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends at the Northern Green Expo. CFANS will be hosting the social with other area institutions as part of the MNLA 90th Anniversary Party. We hope to see you there!

- CFANS Alumni Social at the MN Pork Congress
Wednesday, January 21, 7 - 9 p.m., Hilton Minneapolis (suite TBD)
Join fellow CFANS alumni and friends for the annual Alumni Social at MN Pork Congress! This is a great opportunity to reconnect with your former classmates and network with CFANS folks in the industry you may have never met. Stop by, try some meat and cheese from CFANS's Meat Lab and Dairy Store, and spend some time with friends new and old. See the Facebook event page.

-U of M Alumni Association Alumni Webinar Series: How to See the Best of the World on Your Next Vacation
Friday, January 30, 12 noon

Matt Chua, a 2004 U of M graduate and current M.B.A. student, has traveled to more than 50 countries and has learned the tricks, tradeoffs, and must-visit locations in each. This session will be highly interactive as Matt will answer your questions regarding travel logistics, budgeting, and must-see destinations. He will also highlight five fast-changing places to visit now and provide tips for traveling on a budget.

- Big Ten Ag Alumni Reception
Tuesday, March 3, 6 - 8 p.m., National Press Club, Washington D.C.
$20 per person; includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages

Big Ten schools with agricultural programs are once again gathering alumni and friends in the Washington, D.C. area for a special event. Alumni & friends in the area are invited to come reconnect with college deans, administrators, faculty, and staff from their alma maters. Register by February 24.

- Save the date! Emerging Professionals Network: Surly Taproom
Tuesday, March 10, 5:30 p.m., Surly Brewing Beer Hall

Join fellow recent grads for the spring Emerging Professionals Network gathering at the brand new Surly Brewing Taproom. Spend time with grads from CFANS as well as other U of M colleges, and sample specially priced Surly brews! Registration be posted later in January. Save the date and check back for more info!

Entry: $10 with UMAA membership, $12 without