More than 30,000 Wesleyan alumni live throughout the United States and across the world.  And they are all Cardinals for life.  The Wesleyan Alumni Network is a vibrant community offering lifelong opportunities for alumni to stay connected with each other and the University.  You are invited to explore them all and find out which ones work best for you!

Reunion & Commencement 2017

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Wesleyan has flourished as an institution because of generous and consistent support from generations of alumni, parents and friends.



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Jun 25

NYC Pride Parade

Show your pride with the Wesleyan LGBTQ Alumni Network at the 48th NYC Pride March!

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Jul 20

Minneapolis NESCAC Happy Hour

Enjoy complimentary appetizers along with a cash bar at this NESCAC happy hour in Minneapolis at Town Hall Brewery, 6:30-8:30pm! Register on Colby's website now. Questions? Contact Jenna Star '15 in University Relations.

Minneapolis, MN, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Sep 14

NESCAC Welcome to the City 2017

Meet fellow NESCAC alumni at a Welcome to the City event near you! Events will be happening all over the country on Thursday, September 14.

Various Cities , 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

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Berk ’72 Puts Rare Comic and Art Collection Up for Auction

This March, Jon Berk ’72 began selling off his collection of comicbooks and comic art. It is no ordinary collection: The Jon Berk Art and Comic Collection, as it is known, consists of more than 18,000  items that span the history of comics in America.

Elion ’15, Mitchell ’15 of the Overcoats Release Album

Only two years out of Wesleyan where they met, Hana Elion ’15 and JJ Mitchell ’15, the duo who are Overcoats, have enjoyed several markers of success this spring. While both Elion and Mitchell describe the formation of the band as something that “just sort of happened,” Elion adds that a career in music seemed like “a faraway dream that I didn’t expect to happen in reality.” But it is.

Bay ’86 Honored with Prints in Cement at Theater in Hollywood

On May 23, Michael Bay ’86 added his hand- and footprints to the cement outside the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, signifying his status as a film icon. Bay’s 1995 debut film, Bad Boys, was only the first of Bay’s blockbusters, which include Armageddon and The Rock  as well as five “Transformers” movies, with an upcoming release of Transformers: The Last Knight slated for June 21.

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