August 2013 President's Report

August 29, 2013 | Weekly Alumni News and Events from UofL |
Alumni Association

From the desk of James Ramsey

I’m not sure which is more exciting — the end of school and spring commencement or the start of the fall semester and the energy of our incoming freshman class. Both are important times in the life of the University, and this year promises to be the best ever. Read all about the most academically talented freshmen class in the latest edition of the President’s Report.
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James Ramsey
President of the University of Louisville

President James Ramsey


Year of the cardinals videoFootball Season Kicks Off Sunday. The Cards take on the Ohio University Bobcats at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. If you’re coming to the game, visit us at Alumni Tailgate Central from 1 p.m. (located at Street Fest). Can’t make it to the game? Click here to find game watch locations in your area!

It’s the #YearOfTheCardinals—check out this video from UofL Athletics that captures ALL of the current excitement surrounding UofL sports.

Iroquois Amphitheater: UofL Dance Theatre
7 p.m. Saturday, August 31
UofL Dance Theatre will take the stage for a night of drama and dance at Iroquois park. An alumni networking reception will begin at 7 p.m. and include a cash bar. Reserved seating tickets will be issued at the UofL Networking reception 45 minutes prior to show. Learn more.

UofL Night at Dracula
Sunday, October 29
Save the date for the 2013 UofL Night at Dracula at Actor’s Theater. Discount reserved seating available to alumni for $40 each. Learn more.

Special Offer from the University Club and Get Healthy Now
The University Club and Get Healthy Now have teamed up to offer an exclusive membership for UofL Alumni. Enjoy University Club member benefits and the new Get Healthy menu while gaining access to the Get Healthy Now Wellness Center. For a limited time, you can purchase the “Be Well” membership for only $50 per month. View more information here.

River City Cruise
Sunday, September 29
Cruise the Ohio River on the CQ Princess with fellow UofL alumni and friends. This two hour river tour features a presentation by Dr. Tom Owen titled “Everybody’s Gotta Be from Somewhere: Brief Histories of Metro Louisville Neighborhoods.” Register here before September 26.

Bourbon Tour
Saturday, October 12
Leave the driving to us and enjoy an all-day tour of bourbon country! Trip begins from the UofL Belknap Campus and tours beautiful Nelson County with stops at Heaven Hill Distilleries, Makers Mark, and Jim Beam. Learn more.


There’s something special in the air at the University of Louisville – Here’s a sneak peek of the latest UofL TV spot that will air during televised football games.

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