U of S encourages alumni and friends to return to their roots at Alumni Weekend

SASKATOON –Alumni are encouraged to return to their roots and rediscover the beautiful University of Saskatchewan (U of S) campus during Alumni Weekend. From class reunions, to family-friendly events, to enlightening research—there is something for everyone.

The U of S invites members of the media to attend the following Alumni Weekend events:

U of S Talks featuring Jay Famiglietti
Saturday, Sept 22.
1 pm
University of Saskatchewan 
Arts 133

He's been called The Al Gore of Water and has shared his expertise around the globe. Jay Famiglietti, director of the U of S Global Institute for Water Security and Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing, is an expert on severe changes in our world's freshwater. 

We are lucky to have him at the 2018 Alumni Weekend USask Talks presenting his lecture: 21st Century Freshwater Security: Is It Achievable?

Golden Grads Ceremony and High Tea
Saturday Sept. 22, 3 pm
University of Saskatchewan 
Convocation Hall

Join us as we honour our Golden Grads, alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago, and celebrate the history of the U of S. Each alumnus will have the opportunity to walk the stage one more time in historic Convocation Hall. 

Other events during Alumni Weekend include campus tours, more talks from U of S experts, college activities, and celebrations of select milestones, a pre-game party in the Bowl Friday night and a BBQ in the bowl Saturday. Visit Alumni Weekendfor a full listing of events. 

The U of S Alumni Association was formed in 1916 with a mission to add value to the lives of all alumni by engaging graduates and celebrating their success throughout the world. We are dedicated to uniting our alumni after they leave campus and reconnecting those with the U of S experience. 

***Jay Famiglietti will be available after his lecture for interviews. Interviews with alumni association members can be arranged prior to, or at the conclusion of the events. 



For more information, please contact

Leslie-Ann Schlosser
Communications Specialist, Alumni Relations
University of Saskatchewan