The Alumni Update

Your monthly update of connections, news, and events for UW-Parkside alumni. Go Rangers!

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Cheers to 51 years - join us for a pint at Pets!

You're invited to come together at Petrifying Springs Biergarten, on Wednesday, September 18th from 4:30-6 pm. Join other Parkside Alumni and help us celebrate the start of a new semester. Wear your Ranger gear, reminisce with your former classmates, and see some of your favorite faculty and staff.

The first 150 people to RSVP will receive their very own UW-Parkside pint glass and everyone who RSVPs by September 12 will receive $1 off every pint.

Hope to see you there!

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Alumni have already been making the most of the new Ranger Recruiter alumni referral program. Let us know about a prospective student who would make a great Ranger, and they'll have their $50 application fee paid!

Special thanks to the UW-Parkside Foundation for their support of this program.

Don’t delay – recruit a Ranger today!

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 UW-Parkside graduate

Chavares "Chip" Flanigan '18

Former Parkside Men's Basketball player Chavares “Chip” Flanigan has signed overseas with the Surrey Scorchers, a professional team in the British Basketball League. His stand-out career with Parkside concluded in the 2018-19 season with him being named First Team All-GLIAC and All-GLIAC Defensive Team, as well as the 2019 Ranger Male Athlete of the Year. Best of luck for your first season with the Scorchers, Chip!

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Gary Smith '94

And now ladies and gentlemen…from Windpoint, WI… ’94 grad Gaaarrryyyyy Smith!

Gary recently visited the Parkside Today radio program to discuss his career as owner and publisher of Windpoint Living along with his 27-year dedication to UW-Parkside Athletics as a UW-Parkside Basketball announcer. Gary shares the story about how he landed the position, started his own company, and proposed to his wife on live TV.

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 Gary Smith

Ranger Impact Fund Drive Kickoff Event

September 5 | 5:00-7:00 pm | Slip56, Kenosha

Join Parkside alumni, supporters, and fans to support Parkside Athletics at the 2019-20 Ranger Impact Fund Drive Kickoff hosted by Slip56. Stick around after to watch the Packers-Bears game!

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Smart Cities Brown Bag Lunch Discussions

Wednesdays | 12:00-1:00 pm | Molinaro Hall 101, UW-Parkside

September 11: What's So Smart About a City?

September 18: Sex, Drugs, and Candy Crush

September 25: The Emerald City: Capital, Climate, and the "Smart" City

UW-Parkside faculty members lead weekly presentations and discussions related to the "Smart Cities" concept of wired and integrated cities. Community participation is welcome; bring your lunch if desired.

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Science Night: Fun with Fluids

September 11 | 7:00-8:00 pm | Greenquist Hall 103, UW-Parkside

Professor of Physics Dr. Paul Mohazzabi will explain fluid mechanics through demonstrations that will entertain and inform students of any age or background. UW-Parkside's monthly Science Night events are open to the community and free to attend. 

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2019 Careers in the Healthcare Industry Day

October 23 | 10:00 am-2:00 pm | University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Promote your organization, offer healthcare industry career advice, and share job opportunities with UW-Parkside students and alumni. Alumni job-seeker registration coming soon.

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Fall 2019 UW-Parkside & Carthage College Internship & Career Fair

October 24 | 10:00 am-2:00 pm | University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Recruit UW-Parkside student and alumni talent for your company! Alumni job-seeker registration coming soon.

Employer Info & Registration


We'd love to hear from you! Please let UW-Parkside Alumni Relations know when your contact information changes or if you have news to share.

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Tom Krimmel '72
Associate Chancellor for University Development & Alumni Relations

University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Road • P.O. Box 2000 | Kenosha, WI 53141-2000
Phone: 262-595-2591 | Email: university.advancement@uwp.ed
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