University of Michigan Alumni Association

Past Events

Just a few of the events that the UMCGB has participated in and hosted in the past...

Athletics

  • Football game watches (regular season & bowl games)
  • Basketball game watches (regular season & tournaments)
  • Hockey game watches (regular season & tournaments)
  • Attend U-M lacrosse games at Harvard
  • Attend U-M hockey games at Boston University, Boston College, New Hampshire, UMass Lowell, Dartmouth
  • East Coast Coaches Tour
  • U-M alumni bowling team
  • U-M alumni kickball team
  • U-M alumni broomball team

Community Service

  • Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup
  • Alumni Day on the Charles
  • Wolverine-Buckeye Challenge
  • Volunteering at Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival
  • Volunteering at St. Francis House in Boston
  • Volunteering at Habitat for Humanity ReStore
  • Volunteering at the Greater Boston Food Bank
  • Volunteering at the Walk for Hunger
  • Volunteering with the Emerald Necklance Conservancy at Franklin Park
  • Volunteering at the New England Center and Home for Veterans (NEHCV)

Lifelong Learning & Career Development

  • Raoul Wallenberg Lecture
  • MichAGAIN!
  • "Black and Blue" Film Screening
  • Private, hosted tours of the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Various events hosted by the Ross Alumni Club of Boston
  • Career networking happy hours with a keynote speaker
  • Career development workshops
  • Career mentoring
  • Book talks and signings

Social

  • Annual Boston Harbor Cruise
  • Annual Holiday Party
  • Big Ten in Boston Networking Crawl
  • Big Ten in Boston Happy Hour
  • John U. Bacon Talk & Book Signing
  • Wine Tasting
  • Beer Tasting
  • The Kirkland Tap & Trotter event with chef/owner and U-M alumnus Tony Maws
  • Happy Hour Networking
  • Tuesday Night Trivia
  • 5K Race Teams
  • Member Appreciation Events (exclusively for Alumni Association members)

Scholarship & Fundraising

  • Contracted game watch restaurants to donate a portion of their sales from the biggest football games to the UMCGB Scholarship Fund
  • UMCGB t-shirt sales with proceeds going to the UMCGB Scholarship Fund
  • Exclusive, invitation-only dinner and social events focused on scholarship fundraising
  • Craigie on Main fundraising dinner with chef/owner and U-M alumnus Tony Maws

Student Relations

  • Fall student send-offs for U-M freshmen
  • Gatherings with student teams and clubs traveling to/through Boston (Solar Car Team, Alternative Spring Break, Men's Glee Club, etc.)
  • Alumni Student Recruitment (ASR) program involvement