Meet the 2015 S.T.A.T. Executive Board — President Lauren Gesing

We’re devoting blog space to introducing the newly elected Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) executive board leaders.

Start with getting to know President Lauren Gesing.

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Major: Elementary education

Semesters spent in S.T.A.T.: Five

Favorite S.T.A.T. event: Make-A-Wish Tailgate

Favorite Hawkeye tradition: I-O-W-A cheer after touchdowns

Other member organizations: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Favorite Iowa City restaurant: The Vine

Favorite movie: The Harry Potter series

Guilty pleasure: The CW TV shows “Hart…

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A Hardwood Huddle

Join the University of Iowa Alumni Association in Des Moines on Saturday, Dec. 20, for a Hy-Vee Big Four Classic Hawkeye Huddle!

Along with the National I-Club, we’ll welcome you to Hy-Vee Hall at the Iowa Events Center, from 2 to 4 p.m. for a fun event before we cheer the Hawkeyes to victory over the Northern Iowa Panthers.

The game starts at…

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Improving Health Care Delivery

Join us in Des Moines on Sunday, Dec. 7, for our newest Lifelong Learning session, “Telemedicine in Iowa: Improving Health Care Delivery.”

Patrick Brophy, UI director of pediatric nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation, as well as the assistant vice president for the university’s eHealth & eNovation Center, will lead the discussion, which is free to attend and open to the public.

Brophy will highlight the center’s…

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Huddle with us in Champaign!

Join us for the football season’s final Hawkeye Huddle!

From 8 to 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 15, we’ll be at the Hilton Garden Inn Champaign/Urbana, 1501 S. Neil St., Champaign, IL 61820 to show off our spirit before the Hawkeyes take on the Illini. Kickoff is at 11 a.m.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2014 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle receptions at away…

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Huddle with us in Minneapolis!

Hang out with us in the Twin Cities before Iowa battles Minnesota to hang on to the Floyd of Rosedale trophy for the third year in a row!

We’ll be at The Commons Hotel, 615 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, before the 11 a.m. kickoff.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2014 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddle receptions at…

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Stars, Galaxies, and Lifelong Learning

 

Join us in Urbandale for a Lifelong Learning session on what’s in the sky.

UI Physics and Astronomy Professor Philip E. Kaaret will explain how the universe became filled with stars, galaxies, and a whole periodic table of elements. He’ll discuss the formation of stars, the influence of the very first stars on the stars and galaxies that followed, and even where gold…

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Get the ins and outs of LinkedIn

Our November Members-Only Career Webinar is all about leveraging social media.

“Let LinkedIn Market Your Skills and Experience” is a chance to learn from Viveka von Rosen, author of LinkedIn Marketing an Hour a Day, about how the social network LinkedIn offers tools designed to maximize your professional presence. Find more information here.

You can register until the event begins at 7 p.m….

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Network While Learning About Financial Independence

Enjoy Mexican food while learning how to balance your financial responsibilities.

The University of Iowa Alumni Association’s next Des Moines alumni networking event is titled, “Seeking Financial Independence: Competing Obligations,” and will feature wisdom from Ronald Barnes and Todd Edwards of Merrill Lynch. Their discussion will touch on budgeting, investing, and developing a feasible road map.

The event is part of our Alumni…

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Happy Hawk-O-Ween!

 

It’s that time of year again! While we think black and gold is a better combination than black and orange, all of us at the University of Iowa Alumni Association are still getting into the Halloween spirit. In fact, we wrote a poem all about uniting our love of the holiday and our school spirit for a celebration we’ve deemed…

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Boost your professional presence in Des Moines

You might be adversaries on game day but we want you to be allies during the work day.

The University of Iowa Alumni Association will host a session aimed at new graduates of the University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University, and the UI, on improving your professional presence. The event is part of our Alumni Networking in Des Moines series…

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