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By: Stacey Walters |
December 4, 2019
The University of Pikeville
believes in building strong and lasting relationships with its alumni community
to forge a successful alma mater.
Many UPIKE alumni, colleagues
and parents of students recently gathered together in Louisville, Ky., to
reconnect with friends, old and new, and enjoy a special evening at the popular
downtown Italian restaurant, Vincenzo’s.
Among others, guests visited
with President Burton J. Webb, UPIKE Chancellor and former Kentucky Governor
Paul E. Patton, Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations David Hutchens, UPIKE Board of Trustee
members Bill Malone and Marcy Cassady, Former UPIKE President Hal Smith,
Kentucky Women in Agriculture (KWIA) Board members and Future Farmers of
America (FFA) high school students from Wayne County, Ky.
only do alumni and friends enjoy hearing from UPIKE’s leadership about the growth
of the university and its continued spirit of service, but they also appreciate
reuniting at these events.
board member, Rhonella Chaffin, was grateful to have the opportunity to get
together with UPIKE officials and friends of the university during the event.
young FFA members were amazed that Chancellor Patton took time to speak with
each of them individually and enjoyed the opportunity to attend,” said Chaffin.
“I look forward to working with UPIKE for our 21st KWIA conference
in 2020 in Pikeville.”
alumni engagement events highlight the loyalty and support of the university’s
many graduates and friends. For an updated list of 2019-2020 alumni events,
email email@example.com or call (606) 218-5276.