Alumni

Purple & Gold Day April 24, 2018

PurpleGoldYou are invited to join us for Purple and Gold Day 2018 in Macomb and Denver! Western Illinois University and the WIU Alumni Association celebrated Purple and Gold Day 2015 with 15 simultaneous events around the world. For our 2020 celebration, we'll host 20 events around the world! For the years in between, we'll host Purple & Gold Day events in Macomb and one city each year from the original 15 cities:

 2018 - Macomb and St. Louis
2019 - Macomb and Phoenix

 

Recap of Purple & Gold 2017

Western Illinois University and the WIU Alumni Association celebrated Purple and Gold Day 2017 with simultaneous events in Macomb and Denver, CO and a bonus event in Sheridan, WY.

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Macomb Purple and Gold Day, April 24, 2017 (The Sports Corner @124, Macomb, IL)denver

Denver Purple and Gold Day, April 24, 2017 (Carboy Winery, Denver, CO)

Row 1 l-r: Suzanne Hattery '70, Red Miller '50 '55, Nancy Miller and George Houchens '70.

Row 2 l-r: Mike Hattery '69, Joanne Urish Giovanetto '94, Linda Johnson Meyer '82, Rod Lillpop '75, Doug Arendell '73 and Carla Barnard.

Row 3: Ronald Schroeder '77, Joe Collier '57, Jamie Giovanetto, Tom Meyer and Kirk Harris '99.


Events at each location will include an evening social with complimentary food and a cash bar. For details about each event location, visit wiu.edu/alumni/purplegoldday.php.

RSVP to a Purple & Gold Day Event near you by calling 309-298-1914 or emailing A-Association@wiu.edu.