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  Pointers at the Pabst Mansion hosted by Dawn Day Hourigan '93 
  August 1, 2013 6:00 PM
  August 1, 2013 9:00 PM
  Pabst Mansion in Milwaukee 2000 W Wisconsin Ave  Milwaukee, WI 53233

Alumna Dawn Day Hourigan '93, didn't set out to run a mansion, but that is exactly what happened!

Dawn came to UW-Stevens Point to study anthropology and discovered a love of preservation while working as an assistant to the director at the Pabst Mansion. After completing a master's degree in museum science from UW-Milwaukee, she was promoted to Executive Director of the Mansion where she has been creating historical experiences for visitors for 18 years.

Wanting to give back to her alma mater, Dawn is hosting our group in the Pabst Mansion to share her Pointer story, her passion for history, and her love of all things Wisconsin!

With music, food from Davian's catering, elegant ambience, an exciting campus update from Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Al Thompson, Jr., and a visit from Captain Pabst himself, this is an event you don't want to miss!

Event timeline:

6 p.m.: Gathering, music, cash bar and appetizers in the lobby (or on the lawn if the weather is nice)

Music this evening will be provided by Horseshoes and Handgrenades! This local band is gaining in popularity and UW-Stevens Point is proud to call these band members Pointers as they take the stage and the world by storm!

6:30 p.m.: Greetings from campus from Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Al Thompson, Jr.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Al Thompson, Jr.

Al returned to Wisconsin in 2011 to lead the Student Affairs Division at UW-Stevens Point. At UW-Stevens Point Al has been a leader in the areas of diversity and equality, encouraging campus-wide discussions on the best practices. He has also led the charge on the alcohol and drug awareness task force as they work to educate and eliminate problems on campus related to drugs and alcohol. Having previously directed programs at UW-Platteville and UW-La Crosse for a total of 20 years. Named dean of Student Life and associate vice president for Student Affairs at Eastern Washington University in 2008, Thompson managed the campus' Student Life division.

While at UW-La Crosse from 1997-2008, he was the assistant to the chancellor for Affirmative Action and Diversity. He worked at UW-Platteville from 1988 to 1997, serving as the assistant to the chancellor for Minority Affairs, and director of Multicultural Services and the Ethnic Studies program.

Thompson holds an M.A. in Student Development and Higher Education from the University of Iowa as well as an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

6:45 p.m.: A special visit from Captain Pabst!

7 p.m. -8:45 p.m.: Touring the Pabst Mansion, music and social time

8:45 p.m.: Alumni Association prize drawing!

9 p.m.: Event concludes

There is a parking lot near the side entrance of the mansion. Drive into the driveway and up to the left to park for this event.

Call us at 1-877-POINT01

It is requested that no flash photography be used in the mansion to preserve the items inside.

This event is brought to you by your UWSP Alumni Association Milwaukee chapter:

Marissa Keller '08, Chapter Leader

Brianna Feest '03
Cathy Kozlowicz '97
Christine Omon '01
Mary Meyer '80
Ray Oswald '97
Cynthia Roman '79
Kevin and Sally Tarvid '74
Michelle Thorpe '94
Tom Foster '96
Martha Swigart '98
Jan '79 and Roger '79 Rustad
Kevin Thiel '97
Mary Verzal '91


 @  $35.00

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