WAA: San Diego Chapter Founders’ Day Celebration

April 21
CANCELED, more info below.

We’ve been monitoring rapidly changing conditions and new information about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Following recent recommendations from public health officials and guidelines established by UW–Madison leadership, we have decided to cancel all alumni events through April 30, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this cancellation, and we appreciate your continued support of UW–Madison.

Forward is our driving spirit …”“On, Wisconsin” lyrics by Carl Beck

The UW has been changing lives and moving the world forward since it was founded. Join us for an exciting Founders’ Day gathering to celebrate everything we love about our university. When Badgers connect, great things happen!

About the Program

Enjoy a special presentation:

The Rhetoric on U.S. Immigration and Asylum


Sara McKinnon — associate professor of communication arts, expert on immigration and U.S. refugee and asylum law

The evening will include opportunity drawings to benefit our chapter operations and scholarship fund.

Cost and Inclusions

$55 per person
$45 for 2010–19 grads
$100 for couples registering together
RSVP by April 13.

The event will include a buffet featuring steak, clam chowder, house salad, red potatoes, vegetables, and pasta. One drink ticket will be included for each attendee aged 21+. A cash bar will be available.


5:30 p.m. Check-in
6:15 p.m. Dinner
6:30 p.m. Program


If you have questions regarding directions, accessibility, or other event details, contact Austin Evans ’05 at ajevans@uwalumni.com. You may also contact April Bolenbaugh ’98 at albolenb@gmail.com.

Organized by WAA: San Diego Chapter.

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