Be a Sponsor for Live it Live @ 55

LIVE IT LIVE @ 55! The 2020 alumni reunion will celebrate 55 years of Up with People. Put your brand in front of 700 loyal friends. Be a sponsor for reunion in 2020. There are two levels of sponsorship: Presenting and Official Sponsors. Please see below for information on what is included in each package. … Read more

Introducing the New IAA Travel Committee

As announced in the last few months, the BOG (Board of Governors) of the IAA has launched two new committees to rejuvenate the role our alumni association plays in the lives on alumni: the travel and the future committee. This first mini interview with T, the new IAA president, introduces the travel committee while looking … Read more

Check out the latest IAA “fACTsheet!”

    The Board of Governors has released FY2018 financial information on the Up with People International Alumni Association in the latest “fACTsheet.” These factsheets are designed to demonstrate how all of our alumni can be involved, and act, alongside the BOG and greater alumni association. We are currently working on a landing page for … Read more

Seeking BOG Development Chair Applicants

Candidates are being sought for the position of Development Chair on the Up with People International Alumni Board of Governors.  This is a specific position that requires prior history and knowledge about working on charitable Fundraising: The following is a brief description of what is needed. Development Chair The Development Chair is commissioned by and … Read more

Meet the New BOG Reps

On September 1, six new representatives joined the IAA Board of Governors. Get to know your new BOG reps below! Don’t forget, you can contact any of the representatives here. Era Reps 65-70: Debbie Lagomarsino (USA, 68B) Debbie returns to the board after serving in the 90s and early 00s. When she previously was involved, … Read more

What Goes into UWP Alumni Reunion?

The UWPIAA talked to Reunions Chair Steve Rokowski about what it takes to put on the annual alumni reunion. Check out the interview below! UWPIAA: Hi Steve… let’s start with some bottom-line up-front questions.  Many members have criticized having the reunions in Tucson over the years. What are the steps to bring reunion to a … Read more

Call for Reunion 2019 Jeopardy Contestants!

We are looking for ten people (two per era) to serve as contestants on the exciting Reunion game show, Up with People Jeopardy, which will be presented LIVE on Thursday, July 25, the Opening Night of the 2019 Reunion. Up with People Jeopardy was a hit last year as we challenged contestants with their knowledge of … Read more

Blanton Belk to Recognize Dale Penny with Founders Award during Reunion 2019

Up with People Founder J. Blanton Belk will recognize retiring UWP President & CEO Dale Penny with the 2019 Founders Award during Reunion 2019 at Friday’s opening session and following at the Founders Legacy Luncheon on Friday, July 26 in Tucson, AZ. Each year, the Founders Legacy Luncheon is a sold-out, can’t-miss opportunity to mingle … Read more

Openings on the BOG

Hi Fellow Alumni! As Recruitment Chair for the UWPIAA, I wanted to let you know of openings we have on the Board of Governors (BOG).  We have a need for Era Representatives for the 65-70 Era, 71-80 Era, 81-90 Era and 91-00 Era. These positions on the BOG are responsible for communication between the BOG … Read more

Swiss TV features UWP castmember Sira Oesze (18A)

This article was originally published in the Up with People Swiss Alumni Association Magazine, Inside, in November 2018. “Jetzt oder nie” with Sira Oesze (18A)  In January 2018, Sira Oesze joined Cast A 2018 to travel the world and to show her dancing talent on stage. Swiss Television (SRF) accompanied Sira on her journey to … Read more