Post Tagged with: "Alumni Association & Foundation"

UND's 2018 Sioux Award honorees (from left to right) Lauris Molbert, Mary (Muehlen) Maring, Phil Jackson, Jeanne Crain and Michael Lodoen. Images compiled by Dima Williams/UND Today.

In their own words

September 20, 2018

NBA coaching legend Phil Jackson headlines outstanding group of alumni up for Sioux Award –University’s most prestigious honor

A vintage, undated black-and-white photo of the J. LLoyd Stone Alumni Center (formerly the Oxford House, the first President's home on campus) during the holidays. The old house will be the recipient of a $3-million gift from the Hal and Kathleen Gershman family to renovate it into a new engagement center for graduate and international students. The gift also will be eligible for a state matching grant.

$3M gift set in ‘Stone’

September 20, 2018

Gershman Family donation poses new use for first President’s House as engagement center for grad, international students

Friends of UND Hockey are a dedicated breed of fanatic, but the members of REA Suite 220 take it to another level, The group has been raisi9ng thousands each year to help fun UND student-athletes summer school education, in memory of one of their own, Todd Larson, who passed away. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Honoring fallen fan by helping the team

September 13, 2018

Annual UND Fan Fest lets UND Hockey embrace its faithful, and for four years, REA’s Suite 220 has been returning the salute

DeAnna Carlson Zink, CEO of the University of North Dakota Alumni Association & Foundation, takes the stage recently for her annual State of the Foundation address, she cradles her 16-month-old grandson, William. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Creating the future

August 30, 2018

Alumni CEO DeAnna Carlson Zink highlights support for student scholarships and faculty needs in annual address

Online polls closed Wednesday evening after staying open for two days. More than 2,300 students voted for what they found to be the best look. It’s an important milestone in a months-long process to bring UND’s new logo and branding to life. Image courtesy of UND Marketing & Creative Services.

And ‘Z’ winner is!

May 3, 2018

More than 2,300 students took to online balloting for their favorite Fighting Hawks mascot design

UND Student Body President Erik Hanson reviews design options for a new Fighting Hawk mascot. UND students are currently voting for their favorite design version for a Fighting Hawks costume to be "hatched" next fall. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Mascot designs put to vote

May 1, 2018

UND student body choosing favorite Fighting Hawks costume design through online voting

Alyssa Konickson, UND Alumni Association & Foundation director of communications, shows off an example of one of the new North Dakota license plates , marked with the Fighting Hawks logo. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist, AA&F.

Hawks on the highway

April 26, 2018

Fighting Hawks plates get license to fly to support UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s mission to serve students

Brittany’s story

Brittany’s story

April 19, 2018

UND student details tragic cancer diagnosis at age 11 and her current mission to positively impact others in a similar situation

Miss America 2018 Cara Mund, the first-ever North Dakotan to wear the crown, was in UND's alumni house, the Gorecki Center, on Tuesday, for the UND Alumni Association & Foundation's Women for Philanthropy event. Image courtesy of Milo Smith.

Crown jewel of North Dakota

April 12, 2018

Cara Mund, state’s first Miss America, talks giving, gumption and government at Women for Philanthropy lunch

Steve Martin

Powering futures by giving back

April 12, 2018

UND Engineering alum Steve Martin reflects on American Indian roots as founder of thriving energy startup in Africa

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Passing the puck

March 29, 2018

Former Athletics boss Brian Faison transitions to advisor role for new AD, old friend and onetime conference foe Bill Chaves

Curt Hanson

A Marine and his sword

March 15, 2018

Ceremonial blade of first UND alum killed in World War II makes serendipitous journey back to UND

The XXII Winter Games concluded this weekend in PyeonChang and all eight current or former UND hockey players as well as curler Joe Polo, who also studied at UND, made their respective countries burst with pride.  Image courtesy of UND Athletics.

Gold rush

February 27, 2018

Winter Olympic spotlight shines on UND alum athletes and support staff

UND President Mark Kennedy dropped by the Spirit Week “Pay It Forward” table on Wednesday afternoon. One of the table attendants, UND Student Ambassador Allie Harvey (left), was notified just a couple of hours later that she had been randomly chosen for a $5,000 Spirit Week/Giving Hearts Day scholarship. Photo courtesy of Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

5 days of philanthropic ‘Thanks’

February 27, 2018

Six more students awarded $5,000 donor-supported scholarships during UND Spirit Week

UND alum and legendary NBA coach Phil Jackson was named to the 2018 class of Sioux Award recipients. The award is the highest UND alumni honor. (Above) Jackson visits with a UND honors psychology class on campus in 2008. Photo by Chuck Kimmerle.

Class acts

February 22, 2018

NBA coaching legend Phil Jackson heads up a 2018 Sioux Award class of alumni movers and shakers