Heritage alumni welcome to your special section of Wings! Here you will find feature stories on alumni doing great things in their communities, updates on what other alums are up to in their careers and personal lives, and news from Alumni Connections about upcoming events and opportunities. You are an important part of the university family, and we want to make sure that you are fully informed of all the great opportunities that are available to you through Alumni Connections. There are lots of great ways to stay connected:
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Of course, the best way to stay connected is to make sure your contact information is up to date. Please be sure to let us know if your address, e-mail or phone number changes. You can submit your changes online through heritage.edu/alumni, e-mail us at email@example.com or give us a call at (509) 865-8644.
Fifty Puget Sound-area Eagles, and a few whoflew over the mountains, met up at Georgetown Brewing Company in April for the first event of its kind hosted by Alumni Connections.
The alums enjoyed a free dinner of gourmet Indian frybread tacos, some of the brewery’s finest suds, alumni swag, and a whole lot of laughter as they caught up with each other. “It was a great night,” said Gerardo Ruelas, class of 2007 one of the event hosts. “Many of us haven’t seen each other since we were on campus during our college days. At the end of the night, we didn’t want to leave.”
The event was such a success that organizers are planning on hosting other similar events in the upcoming year.
“We’ve heard from quite a few people that they would like to have something like this in the Yakima area,” said Anne-Marie VanRiper, alumni relations coordinator. “We are looking at some dates and locations for the fall. Stay tuned.”
Bring your family and friends to Heritage Day at the Mariners, Saturday, July 7. Tickets are just $26. Alumni Connections is hosting a free pre-game reception at
Jimmy’s on First. To register for the reception and to buy your game tickets, go to heritage.edu/alumni/heritageday-with-the-mariners/
Heritage University has teamed up with PCI (Publishing Concepts Inc.) to publish our first ever Heritage Alumni Directory. This unique opportunity will allow you to connect with each other and help the university verify the accuracy of our alumni data. In the coming months, PCI will be reaching out to you with ostcards, e-mails, and phone calls requesting your assistance to update your contact information. The project is expected to take place over the next 12 months with the directory being made available in May 2019.
Alumni Legacy Walk
There is still time to order your brick to be placed on the Alumni Legacy Walk. The walk was installed last fall and will be updated annually with new submissions. Your gift of just $45 secures your spot on the walk. All contributions go toward student scholarships.
Visit heritage.edu/alumni for more information on any of these opportunities.