50 Year Celebration Events

Closing Ceremony/ Open House
Apr 27, 2019 | 1 p.m.
Open house for the community to launch into the 50 years.

MUSIC: Symphony and Community Orchestra
Apr 27, 2019 | 7 p.m.
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Teresa Peck Award Presentation
May 2, 2019
Presentation on the history of the award, Teresa Peck; 2019 winners will be announced.

Beyond Bold Beginnings: UW-Parkside in the Guskin Era
May 2, 2019 | 3 p.m.
Please join Chancellor Deborah Ford to recognize the University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s commitment to community engagement, and to honor Alan Guskin for his leadership to establish the university’s community focus during his tenure as UW-Parkside Chancellor, 1975 to 1985. Beyond Bold Beginnings: UW-Parkside in the Guskin Era is a panel discussion...

Dedication Ceremony and Reception for the Alan E. Guskin Center for Community and Business Engagement at UW-Parkside
May 2, 2019 | 4:30 p.m.
Please join Chancellor Deborah Ford to recognize the University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s commitment to community engagement, and to honor Alan Guskin for his leadership to establish the university’s community focus during his tenure as UW-Parkside Chancellor, 1975 to 1985. Join Alan Guskin, university leaders, and guests as we honor his leadership...

2019 Nonprofit Breakfast: Celebrating 50 Years of Powerful Partnerships
May 3, 2019 | 7 a.m.
Please join us in celebrating UW-Parkside's history of community engagement! This year's special guests include former Chancellor Al Guskin and former Associate Vice Chancellor for Extended Services, Esther Letven. This event will recognize this year's outstanding Community-Based Learning project and feature a networking session to connect faculty and community partners....

Beta Gamma Sigma
May 3, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.
Invite only. Ceremony and dinner. 

THEATRE: Love's Labour's Lost
May 3, 2019 | 7 p.m.
OPENING NIGHT! The King of Navarre convinces his three best friends to swear an oath of chastity and contemplation meant to focus their minds on academia and last for three years.  This immediately results in all four of them promptly meeting the loves of their lives.  The young men’s studies...

WSMA / Wisconsin School Music Association State Solo and Ensemble Festival
May 4, 2019 | 8 a.m.
Over 2,000 music students_from southeastern Wisconsin middle schools and high schools, as well as parents, directors, judges, and volunteers are involved in the festival.

Public Speaking Night
May 7, 2019 | 7 p.m.
The bigger the crowd, the better the experience for a lineup of students hand-picked by their peers to represent their class in a high-energy speech competition designed to transform classroom presentations into a full-on and friendly public speaking battle.

MUSIC: Jazz Ensemble
May 7, 2019 | 7 p.m.
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Science Night
May 8, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Exciting presentations and lectures about various math and science topics and issues.

MUSIC: Wind Ensemble and Community Band ft. Ray Cramer
May 9, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Parkside Wind Ensemble and Community Band welcomes Artist-in-Residence and Guest Conductor, Ray Cramer. TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW.

Computer Science Student and Alumni Picnic
May 11, 2019 | 11:30 a.m.
Picnic for Computer Science students, faculty, and alumni. RSVP for the event. Invite only. 

MUSIC: Parkside Alumni Concert Band
May 11, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Featuring musicians and conductors from 50 years of Parkside bands. TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW.

MUSIC: Parkside Choirs
May 12, 2019 | 3 p.m.
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Commencement
May 18, 2019 | 10 a.m.
Commencement ceremony.

MUSIC: Two Worlds: One Art
May 24, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Two Worlds: One Art Featuring choirs from Jianghan University, Wuhan, China, and UW-Parkside May 24  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall May 25  |  7 pm  |  1st Presbyterian Church, Racine ** Same day tickets for the May 25 concert will be cash only at the venue Choral students from UW-Parkside...

MUSIC: Two Worlds: One Art
May 25, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Two Worlds: One Art Featuring choirs from Jianghan University, Wuhan, China, and UW-Parkside May 24  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall May 25  |  7 pm  |  1st Presbyterian Church, Racine ** Same day tickets for the May 25 concert will be cash only at the venue Choral students from UW-Parkside...