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Class of 1963 Inducted into Golden Fifties Club
Spring Weekend 2013 welcomed the Class of 1963 into the ETSU Golden Fifties Club! A weekend event that began with a brunch and ended with the Class of 1963 leading the graduating class of 2013 across the stage at the 10:00 a.m. commencement is one of the most memorable events for Alumni and staff of ETSU. Next May 2014 the Class of 1964 will be celebrated and inducted. If you are a current Golden Fifties member or part of the Class of 1964 and would like to know more about the next event, contact the Alumni Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 423-439-4218
Alumni Awards Banquet and Annual Meeting
The East Tennessee State University National Alumni Association presented its 2013 Alumni Awards Friday, May 10, during the association’s Awards Banquet and Annual Meeting, which is held as part of the university’s spring commencement weekend.
Those honored were:
Outstanding Alumna – Dr. Nancy Lewis Dishner, Executive Vice President, Niswonger Foundation
Outstanding Alumnus – Mike Smith, Head Coach, Atlanta Falcons
Award of Honor – Raymond P. Flynn, Former Olympian and current President/CEO, Flynn Sports Management
Award of Honor -- Jimmy Rhein, Retired Chemist, Eastman Chemical Co. and Community Leader
Award of Honor -- Deb Williams, Award-Winning Motorsports Journalist
Honorary Alumni – Paul W. Montgomery, Vice President of Community Relations and Corporate Services, Eastman Chemical Co. and Member Tennessee Board of Regents
Honorary Alumni -- Larry Waters, Mayor of Sevier County
Distinguished Alumnus in Public Service – Tennessee Sen. Rusty Crowe, 3rd District
George L. Carter Award Recipient – James C. Martin, Retired, Eastman Chemical Co. and Regional Philanthropist
| Dr. Nancy Dishner Mike Smith Raymond Flynn Jimmy Rhein Deb Williams
|Paul Montgomery Larry Waters Senator Rusty Crowe James Martin
To read more about the banquet and award recipients click here
With the celebration of 1,792 degrees confirmed on May 11th, graduates of ETSU Class of 2013 walked across the stage with family clapping and cheering for their accomplishments at ETSU. The ETSU National Alumni Association wants to welcome them into the ETSU Alumni Family!
Falcons head coach Mike Smith, '82, provided wisdom, encouragement, and a wish of good luck to graduates during his commencement speech at the 2:00 p.m. ceremony.
To view Mike's speech click here.
Congratulations Class of 2013!
ETSU Foundation Commits to Arts:
The East Tennessee State University Foundation committed $1 million to support the proposed ETSU Arts Center during its annual business meeting on May 16th at The Millennium Centre. "The officers, directors and members of the ETSU Foundation wish to express their support and encouragement for the fullest development possible of the ETSU Arts Initiative,” said D. Roger Kennedy, chairman of the ETSU Foundation Board of Directors, in making the announcement. “We applaud and appreciate the forward-looking leadership ETSU President Brian Noland and others are providing to construct the Arts Center facility as the centerpiece of the ETSU Arts Initiative.
“The ETSU Foundation is pleased to offer this leadership gift to enable the university to meet its objectives to enhance opportunities for arts education and as a regional leader for a diverse range of arts performances. I ask that all ETSU alumni and friends consider making gifts to join with the ETSU Foundation and others as together we raise the private support to meet the $9.5 million goal for the facility by June 30, 2014.”
For more information, call the ETSU University Advancement Office at (423) 439-4242 or visit www.etsu.edu/artsinitiative.
Click here to view Dr. Noland's remarks
ETSU PRIDE 2013: Engage the Dream
Mark your calendar for ETSU PRIDE Week and get ready to show your BUCCANEER Spirit!
Currently Scheduled Events:
Johnson City Chamber breakfast – Aug 14
ETSU PRIDE Move In -- Aug 22
ETSU PRIDE Night with the Bristol White Sox – Aug 27
ETSU PRIDE Community Showcase – Aug 28
ETSU PRIDE Night with the JC Cardinals – Aug 28
ETSU PRIDE Night with the Elizabethton Twins – Aug 29
ETSU PRIDE Bluegrass on Broad Street in Downtown Kingsport – Aug 30
ETSU Alumni Golf Tournament: September 20, 2013
Come enjoy a round of golf on September 20, 2013 at Cattails at Medowview.
The event is open to everyone and registration can be found online at etsualumni.org
$100 per person for Alumni and Friends
$80 per person for Military and Seniors 55+
$55 per person for ETSU Students
For information about fraternity and sorority alumni reunion contact email@example.com or call 423-439-8328
For information about Fall Open House contact Admissions at 423-439-4213 or visit http://www.etsu.edu/
It's NEVER TOO LATE to Get Your Class Ring! Fall 2013 Ring Ceremony will be November 19, 2013
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Join in the Tradition: ETSU Football Kickoff Fund
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