UMAA Annual Celebration

Celebration of the University and its alumni

Our annual spring event for alumni, friends, board members and campus partners to celebrate the year. The event includes a social hour, dinner, program, and features some of our extraordinary alumni businesses!

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Attend the Premier Alumni Event!

Annual Celebration
Friday, April 26
5:30 p.m.
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street SE, Minneapolis

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Celebrate the outstanding service and contributions of President Eric and Karen Kaler to the University of Minnesota at this year’s UMAA Annual Celebration.

From alumni-owned businesses and the Minnesota Alumni Market to delicious food and spirits and an improv comedy performance from The Theater of Public Policy (T2P2), the Annual Celebration is the must-attend alumni event!

For the first time ever our program includes an improv comedy performance that will be informed and preceded by on-stage interviews with President Eric and Karen Kaler and others who know them well. Interviews will be conducted by T2P2’s co-founder and U of M alumnus, Tane Danger.

5:30 p.m. - Check in and cocktail hour
6:45 p.m. - Dinner
7:30 p.m. - Program

Featured Alumni-Owned Businesses

Thank you to our sponsors!

Interested in sponsoring this event? Get the details on sponsorship levels here.

Gold Sponsors

Prospect Park Logo Data_Recognition_Corporation_Logo

Ski-U-Mah Sponsors

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Decor Sponsors

Bachmans Logo Deneen Logo

Cocktail Hour Sponsors

Bad Weather Logo Bauhaus Logo_150 Chankaska_Logo_150 Fulton Minneapolis Cider Co Logo Tin Whiskers Logo 150 Urban_Growler_Logo_

Table Sponsors

Find Your Goose Logo UMF Logo

2018 Annual Celebration Recap

Walter Bond

Hundreds of alumni and U supporters gathered in McNamara Alumni Center last week to celebrate the University and its alumni at the 2018 UMAA Annual Celebration.

The event included an inspirational, high-energy keynote from 1991 CLA graduate Walter Bond, a Gopher basketball alumnus, retired NBA player and current motivational speaker. The social hour included the chance to visit with several alumni-owned small businesses and to peruse alumni-made products in Minnesota Alumni Market.

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