Alumni & Friends
Since 1850, thousands of students have been served by Urbana University. As an alumnus, you can help build upon the rich legacy of student-focused education for which Urbana is known. Becoming an active alumnus helps you stay connected with other alumni and remain engaged with your University. Alumni work together and with the community, university leaders, faculty, staff, and students to fulfill the vision that makes Urbana University a leader in higher education.
Urbana University’s rich legacy and impact has been significantly influenced over the years by local, regional, national and international partners, individuals who have identified with Urbana’s distinct mission and opportunity to enrich the lives of aspiring students. We welcome your involvement as a friend of the University and invite you to join in our activities as a member of the Blue Knights family. Your support as a donor, advocate and advisor enables us to continue to serve students effectively now and for generations to come.
“Dust in my Lungs: Health During the Dust Bowl” at UU on ThursdayApr. 15th, 2015
“Dust in my Lungs: Health during the Dust Bowl” is the topic of a presentation by Dr. Barbara Miville on Thursday, April 16 at 12 noon. The presentation will be held in the Swedenborg Memorial Library at Urbana University, 579 College Way. Read More
Dust Bowl Lecture Focuses on “The Healing of the Land”Apr. 6th, 2015
“The Healing of the Land” will be the subject of a brown bag presentation on Thursday, April 9 at 12 noon in the Urbana University Swedenborg Memorial Library, 579 College Way, Urbana. The event and parking are free. Read More
“Mr. Roosevelt’s Constitutional Crisis” Topic of Evening Lecture at UUApr. 6th, 2015
“Mr. Roosevelt’s Constitutional Crisis: Court Packin’ and the New Deal” will be the subject of an evening lecture on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in the Urbana University Swedenborg Memorial Library, 579 College Way, Urbana. The event and parking are free. Read More
Urbana University hosts Basketball Alumni Reunion on February 7Jan. 26th, 2015
The University will host the Round Ball Reunion, inviting former Urbana University basketball players, cheerleaders, coaches, athletic directors, faculty, staff, and friends to return to campus to relive their memories and renew relationships. Read More
Infielders Brown & Edwards Earn SAAC Scholar Athletes of MarchApr. 6th, 2015
Urbana University infielders Katelyn Edwards (Ashland, Ohio/Northwestern HS) and Steven Brown (Hemet, California/San Jacinto HS) have been named the March Scholar Athletes of the Month by Urbana University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
The Scholar Athletes of the Month are selected and voted on by each member of the SAAC. In order to qualify to be nominated for the award, student-athletes must be at least a sophomore in the classroom. Nominees also must have made the Dean’s List in the previous semester with a minimum GPA of 3.60 for the semester. Winners must be in-season, and they must have made a significant athletic contribution during the month of their selection. Read More
Urbana University Selected to Host a New Traveling Exhibition About Dust BowlNov. 21st, 2014
Urbana University’s Swedenborg Memorial Library is pleased to announce that the traveling exhibit, “Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry” will arrive on campus in March 2015. Read More