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March 2018

Hello readers, welcome to spring! How about that crazy February weather? Sunshine, rain, snow, mid 60’s to low 20’s, ice, we experienced it all this month. Maybe March will be a little calmer, we shall see! To everyone taking vacations for spring break or just planning to spend time with kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews, friends, have fun! If you wear your Wolves gear, be sure to snap a picture and submit it to us at alumni@wou.edu for the Wolves in the Wild gallery.  

During Valentines Day we received some amazing love birds stories from alumni. It was such a pleasure reading through your stories and hearing about how you fell in love on our beautiful campus. If you have a story to share, be sure and submit it to us, we love hearing about the memories and good times that were had by our alums. 

We gave received some great nominations for the 2018 Alumni Award of Excellence. If you are planning to submit someone, there is still time! Nominations will be accepted until March 16 at 5 p.m. Read about the criteria and fill out the nomination form here

February was spent planning and confirming events for the upcoming months, include tomorrow night’s Alumni & Friends Night at the Theater event, there are still a few tickets available reserve yours today! Other events coming up include: 

  • March 10- Celebrations for Men’s basketball
  • March 20- Alumni & Friends After Hours: Salem
  • April 4- Adulting 101: Housing Edition (for current students)
  • April 11- LGBTQ & Allies Alumni reception prior to the Drag Show
  • Mid- April- Alumni & Friends After Hours: Portland 
  • May- North Coast Wolves Reception 

Details on many of these events are still being confirmed. Stay tuned to find out what’s coming to your area! 

Other exciting happenings include our men’s basketball clinching the GNAC title and is ranked #1 with their February 22 win over Central Washington University! The team heads to Anchorage, AK for GNAC tournament play from March 1 – 3. Their game on the 3rd will be live streamed on ESPN 3. We’re doing our best to secure game watch locations in your communities so come out and cheer on our Wolves! WOU has a high probability of hosting the NCAA West Region tournament from March 10 – 13. If this happens we will host a pre-game party for fans to attend prior to the Wolves game. Exact date, time and location is TBA but we will send invitations and information as soon as we can. Hope to see you cheering on our Wolves!   













Emily Lafon Alumni Relations Coordinator

(503) 838-8710 | or e-mail: lafone@wou.edu  | Location: The Cottage