Brad Gillings (90E) starts experiential, outdoor travel organization Youth International after traveling in Up with People

Brad Gillings, alumnus from Cast 90E, is a Canadian-American who grew up in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In 1997, seven years after his formational UWP experience, Brad founded Youth International: an outdoor adventure, community service-driven intercultural travel program for young people. Upbeat spoke to Brad about his organization and the inspiration behind it. – Matthew: To … Read more

Meet Sofie Svanberg, Cast 2018A

  My name is Sofie Svanberg and I am 19 years old from Sweden. I graduated high school in June 2017.  After graduation  I was working as a sales associate in an Apple Premium reseller store in Göteborg where I lived. When I was not working or going to school, I spent my time either … Read more

UWPIAA President Invites You to Reunion 2018

Hello Fellow Alumni! I would like to personally invite each of you to join me in attending Reunion 18 this July in Tucson, Ariz. You still have time until the end of March to register at the lowest price to attend Reunion 18…… a $325 adult registration, for what is shaping up to be one … Read more

Volunteers Needed for the UWPIAA Board of Governors

Volunteers are needed for 3 open positions with the alumni association’s board of governors. REUNIONS CHAIR First, the Reunions Chair coordinates and leads all aspects of the annual alumni reunion. This is the largest event sponsored and managed by the IAA. We would like to fill this position soon as it would be great to … Read more

Now Accepting Nominations for UWPIAA President

The alumni association President provides the visionary leadership for the UWPIAA Board of Governors (BOG) as an active member of the Executive Committee. Specific responsibilities include being the principal officer of the UWPIAA as well as represent the IAA on the UWP Board of Directors. The BOG is an all-volunteer group serving the international alumni … Read more

UWPIAA Visits Melbourne Florida

Melbourne Alumni Meeting 11-17

Over 50 Alumni, BOG Members, Sponsors & Kiwanis members  gathered on  November 4th in Melbourne, FL to find out how they can help with the Spring tour of UWP Cast A 18 through Southern Florida. Click Here for more info about the tour.

Be a Part of the UWPIAA BOG!

There are many ways to give back to UWP as an alumni and they don’t all require a donation of money. Consider giving a gift of your time and talents as a member of the Board of Governors in the capacity of an officer, committee chair, committee member, or regional/era representative! The BOG will have … Read more

Thank You ,EAM!

Thank you all alumni at EAM in Leiden who supported the Alumni Reach Out program by buying lottery tickets! Thanks to you we managed to raise 430 EUR that goes directly to fund UWP alumni in need through Reach Out. Congratulations all lucky winners, and especially to one happy alumna who won the first prize … Read more