Upcoming events for alumni & friends

- U of M Alumni Association Alumni Awards Celebration

October 16, 5:30 p.m., McNamara Alumni Center

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association will honor its outstanding alumni volunteers, groups and programs at the 2014 Alumni Awards Celebration in the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday, October 16. Congratulations to the three honorees from our CFANS community! Val Aarsvold ('94, B.S. Agricultural Education) and James Hammill ('57, B.S. Agricultural Technologies, '62, M.S. Agricultural Economics) will each receive the U of M's Alumni Service Award for CFANS. Rylee Ahnen ('14, B.S. Nutrition and English) will receive the Student Volunteer of the Year award.

Tickets for the celebratory event are $40 and include dinner. Register online!

- Pro Advice 101: Career Tips from the U of M Alumni Network
Tuesday, November 11, McNamara Alumni Center, Memorial Hall
5 - 6 p.m. – Registration / Open Networking
6 -7:15 p.m. – Program

Alumni: $20 UMAA members; $25 non-members
Students: $10 UMAA members; $15 non-members

Alumni and students are invited to a lively networking opportunity and interactive presentation that will address some of today’s toughest professional etiquette, networking, and on-the-job questions, based on feedback from the 445,000+ strong University of Minnesota alumni community. Advice on how to negotiate salary, navigate food/beverage etiquette, avoid fatal job search mistakes, network with confidence, deal with embarrassing “personal” questions from co-workers, and more!