Join us for our first-ever Franke Honors Alumni Wine Tasting Homecoming Tailgate!
- Date: Saturday, November 4
- Time: 4:00 - 7:30 PM (Game starts at 7:30)
- Location: The University of Arizona Mall (east side of Old Main)
- Tickets: FREE
We are excited to feature a special complimentary wine flight tasting from Los Milics Vineyards. Small bites will also be included in the tasting. First come, first served. Pre-registration is required to participate in the wine tasting.
University-wide Homecoming festivities will take place Oct. 29 - Nov. 4, 2023
Return to campus to connect with old friends and participate in all the Homecoming traditions you know and love.
JOIN A COMMUNITY OF SUPPORT
Whether you're looking for your first job after graduation or just retired at the top of your game, as a friend and alum of the W.A. Franke Honors College, you are part of a strong community of support. There are many ways to contribute to this community. Become an Honors LINK Mentor, fill out a volunteer interest form, or fund the dreams of future scholars.
Honors LINK is a mentoring program through the Wildcat Mentor Society that matches Franke Honors Alumni Mentors with Franke Honors Student Mentees. Mentors will help students through their academic journeys, Honors thesis, and career exploration and development. Deadline to apply is September 1, 2023!
Complete the Volunteer Interest Survey and tell us how you would like to be involved. Once completed, you will be added to a list of involved Franke Honors College graduates. When service opportunities arise that meet the interests you indicate, we will contact you.
Big or small, your gift to the Franke Honors College will ensure our students have access to life-changing opportunities throughout their undergraduate experience. By investing in the Franke Honors College, you invest in students with the promise and potential to contribute toward solving some of society’s timely and timeless problems.
Just graduated and looking for resources?
The University of Arizona has a whole department dedicated to connecting current students and recent graduates to opportunities aligned with their purpose and values. With resources such as resume proofing, interview prepping, network connecting and more—the Center for Student Engagement and Career Development has you covered.
Other ways to stay involved
Share Your Story With Us
Tell us your story, in your own words! No matter where you are in life, there are students (as well as other alumni) who can benefit from your experience and advice. Let us know what you’re currently doing or share a quote so we can highlight you in our newsletter or on social media.
Join the Bear Down Network
The power of the Wildcat community is at your fingertips. Elevate your career and amplify your UA experience by joining the Bear Down Network, an online community, and resource exclusive to Wildcats.
Nominate an Alumni
Franke Honors Alumni make a difference in our world and their success and accomplishments make us all proud! We encourage you to nominate yourself or someone you know for an alumni award by filling out the W.A. Franke Alumni Award Nomination Form.
HONORS ALUMNA JOINS DAUNTE LAURETTA, OTHER FACULTY, TO SPEAK AT TEDXUARIZONA EVENT
On November 1st, The University of Arizona will be hosting its annual TED event, TEDxUArizona: Spirit of Wonder. TEDxUArizona is an independently organized event that brings together bright ideas, inspiring performances and profound research for a day of sessions and discussions designed to ignite conversation and connection in the University of Arizona and Tucson community. This year, Franke Honors Alumna Halley Hughes is joining the lineup of speakers, amongst other prominent University staff and faculty.
IT'S AN HONOR: FINDING COMMON GROUND WITH VICTORIA DEFRANCESCO SOTO, DEAN OF THE CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto is Dean of the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas and is also a political analyst for NBC News and Telemundo. In this episode, Victoria breaks down public service and what it looks like across disciplines, the power of frustration in enacting change and helping her advance to where she is today, her parallel career in public service and political analysis in the media, how her lived experience informs her nuanced approach to analysis in issues such as border policy, and more.