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    Portland Alumni Holiday Party

    Join fellow alumni and President Steve Thorsett for this popular annual shindig at Kells Irish Pub on Dec. 4.

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    Salem Bearcats & the Arts

    Help kick off our new Salem Bearcats & the Arts series this December with an evening at the Hallie Ford museum combined with the beloved Christmas in Hudson concert.

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    Festival of Carols Concert

    Ring in the holidays with an incredible concert featuring organist John West '73 and the Los Angeles Master Chorale at the renowned Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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    London West End Theater Tour - May 2019

    Experience the incredible art and culture of London's West End on an unforgettable theater tour!

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Welcome Bearcat!

We are here to support Willamette alumni from all schools. No matter where life takes us, the alumni community is a resource to which we can contribute and from which we can benefit.

Want to join? No need! All Willamette graduates are automatically lifelong members of this wonderful community. Once a Bearcat, Always a Bearcat!

Alumni Directory

Alumni Directory

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Alumni Awards

Honoring Alumni

Each year the Alumni Board honors exceptional Bearcats with Alumni Awards. Help us celebrate the accomplishments of our alumni community!

Learn More & Make a Nomination
Upcoming Event

Star Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration (12/1/2018)

Join us as we light the Star Trees at 7 pm. The celebration includes music, s'mores, cocoa...

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Upcoming Event

Portland Alumni Holiday Party (12/4/2018)

Get in the holiday spirit with fellow Willamette alumni, friends and President Steve Thorsett at...

Upcoming Event

DC Alumni Holiday Party (12/5/2018)

Get in the holiday spirit with fellow Willamette alumni, friends and host LeAnn Oliver '77...

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News Story

In memoriam: William Swindells, 1930–2018

Willamette life trustee and supporter helped shape and support the university for nearly 50 years.

William Swindells, 1930–2018
News Story

2018 Election results for Willamette Law graduates and students

In the 2018 elections, several graduates — as well as a current student — of Willamette University’s College of Law ran for elected positions.

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News Story

Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Galen

Not unto ourselves alone are we born: Andrew Galen, a Class of 2017 Willamette MBA alum, has truly taken our school motto to heart. After graduating just over a year ago, he wasted no time before becoming heavily involved in both the Salem and Willamette communities.

Andrew Galen