Lawrence University alumni in regional communities across the country are hosting festive gatherings of Lawrentians now through January. Dubbed “HoLUdays” celebrations, the regional gatherings are meant to connect Lawrence alumni.
Ten alumni have joined the Lawrence University Alumni Association Board of Directors, including the first two from classes in the 2020s. They will serve four-year terms.
The legacy of Joe Patterson ’69 will live on at Lawrence University through an endowed scholarship in his name, funded by classmates, teammates, family, and friends who witnessed his generosity and strength during and after his time on campus.
Recent Lawrence University graduates Alec Nguyen ’23 and Hung Nguyen ’23 have taken Afforai, a business startup idea they pitched in April at Launch LU, and secured a $100,000 investment from Sputnik ATX.
Lawrence University is mourning the loss of Robert A. Anker ’64, a trustee emeritus and longtime friend and supporter of the university. He passed away Aug. 4 at age 81.
Martha Helen Schmidt ’79 recently composed a song cycle that is featured in a PBS documentary filmed in Minnesota and Iceland. The documentary focuses on Icelandic-American writer, poet, and teacher Bill Holm.
Reunion 2023 brought nearly 800 Lawrence University alumni and friends to campus for a festive four-day celebration. More than 100 of those alumni were with the Class of 1973, the largest turnout ever for a 50th year reunion.
Lawrence University will welcome alumni back to campus for Reunion 2023, beginning June 15 and continuing through June 18. Nearly 800 alumni and friends are expected to be part of the weekend celebration.
Shaun E. Donnelly ’68, who spent 36 years with the U.S. Foreign Service, including an appointment by President Bill Clinton to serve as U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka, will be honored with a Presidential Award during Reunion 2023.
The music of the late Fred Sturm ’73 will be showcased in a concert in Lawrence University’s Memorial Chapel 50 years after he graduated. Part of Reunion weekend, the concert will feature Conservatory faculty and alumni.
Forever a Lawrentian debuted on campus with a series of in-person interactions aimed at building lasting bonds between Lawrence alumni and current students.
Louis B. Butler ’73, Louis S. Cornelius ’68, Regina Cornish Morales ’17, Nebal A. Maysaud ’17, Gail Page Cordry M-D’58, and John M. Wiesman ’83 are the recipients of Lawrence University's 2023 Alumni Awards.
Forever a Lawrentian will be introduced April 21-22 when the Lawrence University Alumni Association (LUAA) Board is on campus. The program is looking to spur conversations between LUAA members and current students.
Bonnie Alger ’06 is the first female officer to serve as Officer-in-Charge of The United States Army Chorus, one of the military's elite performance groups. Her journey as a conductor began in the Lawrence Conservatory of Music.
Video game designer Josh Sawyer '98 led a team at Obsidian that developed a game being hailed as one of the best of 2022. The historical role-playing game has Lawrence's fingerprints all over it.
Two Lawrence alumni at the heart of the music trio Sprig of That sing the praises of their Lawrence experience as they prepare to release their new album, bloom.
Lawrence University is mourning the death of Thomas C. Kayser ’58, an emeritus member of the Board of Trustees who passed away on Nov. 15 at age 85.
Lawrence University alumni, families, and friends will have an opportunity to meet with President Laurie A. Carter in a series of receptions throughout the country. The “Time to Shine!” series runs mid-December to early May.
Gerry Max ’67 reconnected with Herbert Tjossem shortly before his former professor turned 100 years old. It was an interest in the life and work of Richard Halliburton that brought them together.
Lawrence University is mourning the loss of Joseph F. Patterson Jr. ’69, a trailblazing student, standout football player, former trustee, and devoted alumni.
Irene Strohbeen ’78, Chris Anzalone ’91, G. Evan Bravos ’10, and Breanna Skeets ’12 have joined the Lawrence University Board of Trustees.
Members of the Class of 2020 celebrated an in-person Commencement two years after the pandemic cut their last year at Lawrence short.
Lawrence University's Class of 2020 will get a long-delayed in-person Commencement ceremony in front of Main Hall on June 25. It will be an emotional return to campus.