Alumni and Friends Events

Throughout the year and in partnership with the UW-Parkside Foundation and the UW-Parkside Alumni Association, University Advancement hosts a variety of special events. These events build community among alumni and friends and raise funds that contribute to the university mission.


Celebrazione Italiana

An annual dinner celebration rooted in the strong Italian-American heritage that has anchored our community. Proceeds from the event allow students to experience that heritage through the UW-Parkside Italian Exchange program. >> Learn More

UW-Parkside Foundation Back to Campus Event

A special evening of music at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Student Center Terrace featuring the music of these great bands: Parkside Range, Rogers Randel & Terry James Project and Southport Sound.  >> Learn More


Champions of Student Success

This annual event celebrates scholarship recipients’ accomplishments and the vital role of donors in making student success possible. Through generous gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations, more than 200 Parkside students receive scholarships each year. >> Learn More





Traditions of Excellence Distinguished Alumni Awards

In partnership with the Alumni Association, Parkside proudly acknowledges professional or service accomplishments of our alumni through the Traditions of Excellence Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards recognize graduates who have excelled in their chosen field or performed exemplary service to the community and/or Parkside. >> Learn More

College of Natural and Health Sciences Alumni Event

The UW-Parkside College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS) Advisory Board is hosting an Alumni Summer Celebration where guests will have the opportunity to enjoy family activities, food, beverages, music, and an opportunity to reconnect with former classmates. >> Learn More


Alumni Day at the Basketball Games

In partnership with the Alumni Association, Parkside invites Alumni and their families to the annual Alumni Day at Basketball Games to cheer on the Rangers! >> Learn More