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Group photo. 2016-17 Alumni Calendar of Events 

The Alumni Office organizes events all over the country! Not only are these socials great for networking, it’s a perfect way for you to reconnect with your alma mater. Scroll down for a complete list of upcoming events.

Alumni events which require registration will offer a convenient online RSVP button below. If you have issues utilizing Eventbrite, our registration program, don't hesitate to contact our office at 563-425-5388. 

If you would like to help us plan an event in your area, please pitch the idea to alumni@uiu.edu or call 563-425-5388. We will gladly explore the possibility. 


July

   

July 24-30

Team Peacock rides RAGBRAI XLIV
Iowa, state-wide

For more information about the team, visit uiu.edu/teampeacock. To support a rider visit givetouiu.org/teampeacock.

Follow the ride on Facebook, facebook.com/teampeacock

You may also direct calls to Brenda Luzum at 563-425-5238.

 

July 30

Minneapolis Alumni Mixer
Bar 508  |  508 1st Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403  |  4 - 7 p.m.

Join your fellow Upper Iowa University alumni for a night of fun, food and Peacock pride. Guests may enjoy appetizers and drinks, compliments of your alma mater. Be sure to mark your calendars for a fun evening in downtown Minneapolis.

Please RSVP for this free event by Friday, July 22. 

 Eventbrite - Minneapolis Alumni Social-July 30

August

   

August 5

Quad Cities Alumni Mixer
Barrel House  |  211 E. 2nd St., Davenport, Iowa 52801  |  5 - 8 p.m.

Reconnect with your alma mater in downtown Davenport. Join us for night of food, fun and Peacock pride. We look forward to building relationships with area alumni, while providing you with the opportunity to network with UIU alumni and friends.  

Please RSVP for this free event by Friday, July 29.

 Eventbrite - Quad Cities Alumni Social 

August 6

Alumni Night at the Ballpark
Modern Woodmen Park  |  209 S. Gaines St., Davenport, Iowa 52802  | 6:35 p.m.

Come watch the Quad Cities River Bandits take on the Burlington Bees, while reconnecting with fellow Peacocks! Guests may enjoy tickets, snacks and beverages, compliments of your alma mater. UIU President, Dr. William R. Duffy will be throwing out the first pitch. It will be an event you won't want to miss!

Please RSVP by Friday, July 29.

Eventbrite - River Bandits Baseball Game

August 11-21

UIU at the Iowa State Fair
Des Moines, Iowa

 

August 19

VIP (Very Important Peacocks) Event for New Student Days
Fayette, Iowa
 

August 25

Alumni Night at the Ballpark
Veterans Memorial Stadium  |  950 Rockford Rd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404  |  6:35 p.m.

Upper Iowa University invites you to our VIP Alumni Deck to cheer on the Cedar Rapids Kernels while they play the Quad Cities River Bandits. You and a guest may enjoy free baseball tickets, a BBQ and beverages, all on UIU. 

Please RSVP by Friday, August 19.

 Eventbrite - Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball Game

August 26

Des Moines Alumni Social
The Exchange  |  216 Court Ave., Des Moines, Iowa 50309  |  5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join your Peacock family for an evening of socializing in downtown Des Moines. The alumni socials are the perfect opportunity to reconnect and network. The Exchange is a fun, upbeat bar where you determine the price of drinks, similar to the supply and demand of the stock market. Be sure to mark your calendars and come check it out with us! 

Please RSVP by Friday, August 19.

 Eventbrite - Des Moines Alumni Social

August 27

Alumni Night at the Ballpark
Principal Park  |  1 Line Dr., Des Moines, Iowa 50309  |  7:08 p.m.

On August 27, watch the Iowa Cubs take on Omaha at their home field with fellow UIU Alumni! Guests may enjoy free tickets, a BBQ and a t-shirt or ball cap, all compliments of your alma mater. 

Please RSVP by Friday, August 19.

 Eventbrite - Iowa Cubs Baseball Game

September

   

September 8

California Sip & Socialize
Porterhouse Restaurant  |  60 E Third Ave., San Mateo, California 94401  |  5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

You're invited for an evening with your alma mater at Porterhouse in the Sky Room. We look forward to building relationships with the local alumni, while providing you with the opportunity to network. Don't miss out on the food, drinks and great company at this come-and-go social. 

RSVP to this free event by Friday, September 2.

 Eventbrite - California Sip & Socialize

September 10

Do the Zoo with UIU 
Sacramento Zoo  |  3930 West Land Park Dr., Sacramento, California 95822  |  9 - 11 a.m.

Join your Peacock family for our morning alumni social at the Sacramento Zoo in Sacramento, California. Guests may enjoy admission to the zoo, plus drinks and muffins! Be sure to mark your calendar for fun, food and socializing!

Please RSVP for this free event by Friday, September 2.

 Eventbrite - California - Do the Zoo with UIU

September 10

Wrestling Golf Outing
Fayette, Iowa

More details coming soon!

 

September 10

Educator Appreciation & Youth Day
UIU Fayette Campus  |  Harms-Eischeid Stadium  |  1:05 p.m. 

UIU Peacocks take on St. Cloud State University.

 

September 24

Ag Day
UIU Fayette Campus  |  Harms-Eischeid Stadium  |  3:05 p.m. 

UIU Peacocks take on Minot State University

 

 October 

   

October 1

Alumni Social
Kansas City, Missouri

Stay tuned for more details!

 

October 6

1971-1981 Reunion Dinner 
Cabo Blue Sports Bar  |  128 S Main Street, Fayette, IA 52142  |  6 p.m.

Make your way back to Fayette, Iowa, this fall for a reunion you won't want to miss! Alumni from the classes of 1971-1981 are invited to attend this special event Thursday, Oct. 6. Guest will enjoy a special Peacock welcome, a complimentary reception and a dinner buffet. Tickets are $45 per person. 

Eventbrite - 1971 - 1981 Reunion Dinner

October 6-9

2016 Homecoming
UIU Fayete Campus  |  Fayette, IA

Many more details coming soon. To view a tentative schedule, visit uiu.edu/homecoming!

 Eventbrite - Homecoming 2016 RSVP

October 7

4th Annual President's Ball
UIU Fayette Campus  |  Student Center Ballrooms  |  6 p.m. 

The President's Ball is becoming a Homecoming favorite! Guests may enjoy a cocktail reception, dinner program and dancing! Ticket information and sponsorship for this fundraising event will be posted soon. For now, save the date for Friday, October 7. 
 

October 19

Alumni Social
Houston, Texas

More details coming soon!

 

October 21

Alumni Social
Dallas, Texas

More details coming soon!

 

October 22

Alumni Social
Denver, Colorado

More details coming soon!

 

October 22

 Salute to Service Day
UIU Fayette Campus  |  Harms-Eischeid Stadium  |  3:05 p.m. 

UIU Peacocks take on Augustana University. 

 

November

   
November 4-5 Alumni Social
Madison and Milwaukee, WI

More details coming soon!
 

November 11

Veteran's Day Challenge

 

November 18-21

Florida Alumni Social and Recruitment Day
TBD

 

November 29

Giving Tuesday  

December

   

December 10

Chicago New Alumni Event and Alumni Mixer
Naperville, IL

 

December 11-13

CASE Conference  

January

   

January 20-21

Arizona Alumni Socials
Arizona

Stay tuned for more details!

 

January 27-28

Basketball Alumni Weekend
Fayette, Iowa

On Friday, January 27, gather in downtown Fayette to reconnect with fellow Peacocks. On Saturday, January 28, join UIU basketball alumni for a reunion. 

 

January 28

Tri-State Chapter Meeting + Social
Tri-State Region

More information coming!

 

February 

   
 

February 9

 Des Moines Alumni Social 
Des Moines, Iowa

Stay tuned for more details!

 
 

February 17-24 

Beach Week
Florida

More information coming soon!

 
 

March

   

 

March

 Senior Reception
All centers

 

 
 

March 17-18

Minnesota Alumni Social
Stay tuned for more details!

 
 

March 24-25

 Quad Cities Alumni Social
More details to come!

 

April

   

March 31 - April 1 

 New Alumni Weekend
Fayette, Iowa

 

April 21-22

 Denver Alumni Social 
More details coming soon! 

 

May

   

May 5

New Alumni Reception
Parker-Fox Hall  |  605 Washington St., Fayette, Iowa 52142

 

 

May 6

Upper Iowa University Commencement 
Fayette Campus  |  605 Washington St., Fayette, Iowa 52142

 

 

May 19-20

WisconsinAlumniSocials 

More details coming!

 

May 20

Tri-State Chapter Meeting + Social
Gettysburg, PA

For more information about the Tri-State Chapter and their fund, visit givetouiu.org/tri-state-chapter

 

June

   

June 2

Peacock Golf Classic
Big Rock Country Club  |  9684 146th St., Fayette, Iowa 52142 

 
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