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Auction Raises Over $15,000 for Scholarships

Spring Auction Scholarship Fundraiser a Success!
Auction Raises Over $15,000 for Scholarships

The beautiful Egan Library was the place to be on April 1 when UAS Alumni & Friends held their annual scholarship fundraiser, the Spring Auction & Dinner.  Fun was had by all as the night proceeded with a live auction, silent auction and dessert auction. Over $11,500 was brought in by auction sales, and an additional $3,870 was donated directly to the Alumni Scholarship Fund, bringing the total fund impact to over $15,375.  The UASAA scholarship committee will be deciding this month as to how many scholarships to give in the next academic year, and how much each scholarship will be.  Last year seven students each received $2,000 for their education at UAS from the Alumni Association. Donations to the fund are accepted year-round. Contact the UAS Development Office on the web or at 796-6566 to see what you can do to help students achieve their goals!  A big thank you to everyone who donated, volunteered, attended and purchased at the auction! You have made a difference in students’ lives. We’ll see you again next year!!

May 15 - UAS Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament in Haines
Now taking Team and Individual Reservations!  Alumni Golf Tournament at Valley of the Eagles Golf Links in beautiful Haines, Alaska.  Scramble Format.  $175 per person with current Alumni & Friends membership, $210 for non-members (includes UASAA regular membership). Sponsored by Allen Marine Tours. Departing Don Statter Public Boat Harbor in Auke Bay, Saturday, May 15, at 8:30 am, arriving back in Juneau about 9 pm. Registration includes boat transportation, 18 holes of golf, breakfast, lunch and light dinner.  Team & individual reservations accepted with payment. Limited to 52 golfers.  Registrations non-refundable. We will play golf unless the boat cannot sail. Hole Sponsorships Available for $250.  To register, contact the Alumni Office in the Soboleff Annex, by calling 796-6569 or by email:

Save the date!
June 11 - Auke Lake Trail Dedication Ceremony!

August 13 - Alumni Suite at the Mariners Game in Seattle
Join Chancellor John Pugh and Alumni & Friends in an Exclusive Right-Field Group Suite to watch the Seattle Mariners vs. the Boston Red Sox at Safeco Field in Seattle on Saturday, August 13. Suite admission includes food and non-alcoholic drinks.  No host bar available. Tickets available soon – discounted rates for members of UAS Alumni & Friends. Memberships start at only $35 per year! To get on the list and save your spot, contact the Alumni Office in the Soboleff Annex, by calling 796-6569 or by email:


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