Other Programs

The KU Medical Center Alumni Associations host numerous events throughout the year for alumni and students. From the Alumni Awards Program to the New Student Welcome, the KUMC Alumni Associations are reconnecting alumni and friends to the University of Kansas Medical Center. We hope you will join us for one or more of these events to reunite with classmates and colleagues and keep up-to-date on the latest happenings in your school!


Alumni Weekend
Alumni Reunion Weekend GalaAll KUMC alumni and friends are welcomed back to campus during KUMC Alumni Weekend in September. You can have lunch with your favorite faculty members, learn about the latest at KUMC from the Executive Vice Chancellor, reunite with classmates and old friends and see what has changed since you were here! The weekend is topped off with a celebration gala, where Alumni Award Winners are recognized and reunion classes are honored.

Awards Program
The KUMC Alumni Associations annually honors the recipients of the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Honorary Alumnus Award and Early Career Achievement Award for the School of Health Professions, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Several graduating students also receive awards from the Alumni Associations. These include the Health Professions Cooney Leadership Award and for nursing students, the Outstanding Senior Award, Jean Hill Award, Melba Carter Award, Henrietta Froehlke Award and the PhD Award. The Nurses Alumni Association also gives a KU Nurses Alumni Research Award to a deserving nursing doctoral student.

Graduation Brunch
Families, friends and graduates celebrate the culmination of KUMC education at the Graduation Brunch. Students have the chance to show their families around campus. Alumni and friends join in the celebration!

Jayhawker, MD
The Alumni Associations financially support the yearbook for the KU Medical Center. Members of the Alumni Association boards are featured annually in the book.

Kansas State Nurses Association Breakfast
The Nurses Alumni Association annually hosts a breakfast for all alumni at the yearly state conference.

KU Basketball Watch Parties
KUMC Watch Party
Jayhawk basketball is a tradition in itself, but so are the KUMC Watch Parties! Students, faculty and alumni gather in Kansas City and Wichita to cheer the Hawks on the hardwood during Big 12 Conference play.

New Student Welcome
The Alumni Association welcomes all new KUMC students by hosting an event during during the first month of classes. Alumni Association members are invited to join us in welcoming these future health care professionals. This is a great opportunity for the new students to get to know the alumni and learn about what the Alumni Association can do for them!

State Outreach

The Alumni Association travels to various parts of the state and hosting events to re-connect with other KUMC Alumni.

Last modified: Jan 11, 2013
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