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Registration for Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2014 Now Open

Registration is now open for Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2014, which will take place October 30-November 2. Online registration will continue through October 24. After October 24, guests who wish to attend Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2014 events must register as walkups at the event. Click here to register now.

Join the University of Miami Alumni Association on campus for this annual tradition that brings generations of ’Canes together to show our pride and celebrate our place in history. Regardless of your graduation year, campus involvement, or area of study, there is something for everyone. Don’t miss the fun, featuring class reunions, Alumni Avenue, Hurricane Howl, the Homecoming Game and Pregame Celebration, and much more.

If you are interested in getting involved as a volunteer or as a reunion committee member, please contact the University of Miami Alumni Association at 305-284-2872 or  toll free at 1-866-UMALUMS (862-5867). Visit www.miami.edu/alumniweekend, email us at alumniweekend@miami.edu, or drop by the Newman Alumni Center at 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables.


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Call for Alumni Board of Directors Nominations

The University of Miami Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its governing body, the Alumni Board of Directors. To nominate a UM alumnus you know, please complete the online form.

To learn more about the role of the Alumni Board of Directors and criteria for nomination visit www.miami.edu/alumni/umaa/board.


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This Valentine’s Season, the Alumni Association Reminds Members That ‘Birds of a Feather Give Together’

AlumniVDayThis Valentine’s season the University of Miami Alumni Association is asking all of our caring ‘Canes and 5,000 alumni couples to do what comes naturally … Support the next generation of ‘Canes by making a gift to benefit UM students and continue the special legacy of ‘Canes Couples for years to come.

 If 1,000 alumni couples make a gift of any amount by February 14, the Alumni Association will award  four book scholarships to deserving legacy students.

Don’t hesitate, click here to seal it with a gift!

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Mother and Daughter Help Students Preserve a Lifetime of College Memories

UM alumna Sabrina Taldone, left, and her mom, Suzanne. The two created the UM Tradition Keeper Program to help students caption and preserve their memories of and participation in UM traditions.

UM alumna Sabrina Taldone, left, and her mom, Suzanne, created the UM Tradition Keeper Program to help students capture and preserve their memories of and participation in UM traditions.

It was the spring of 2010, and just two weeks remained before Sabrina Taldone, B.S. ’10, and some of her closest friends would graduate from the University of Miami, leaving behind college life for careers in their chosen fields.

But as they celebrated the next chapter in their lives, some of the students in Taldone’s close-knit group realized that after four years of attending UM they were still unfamiliar with many of the institution’s long-held traditions, such as the significance of the boat burning ceremony held during homecoming, the correct way to perform the C-A-N-E-S spell-out, and the unwritten rule of not walking on the University seal in front of the bookstore. Read the full story

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Alumnus of Distinction


Alumnus of Distinction

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne “The Rock” Johnson, B.G.S. ’95, was one of several alumni honored at the University of Miami Alumni Association (UMAA) Awards Ceremony, held April 18 at the Newman Alumni Center. Johnson, who has rocketed to stardom as a professional wrestler and Hollywood actor, received the Edward T. Foote II Alumnus of Distinction award, which honors an alumnus or alumna for personal or professional achievements that bring honor and recognition to the University. Above: Johnson addresses the audience at the UMAA Awards Ceremony. For the complete list of award recipients, click here.



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