FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 02, 2010
CONTACT: Elizabeth Fischtziur - (425) 352-3636 – firstname.lastname@example.org
BOTHELL, Wash. – The University of Washington Bothell is celebrating 20 years with a series of events open to the public. All are invited to join the celebration.
On Friday, April 30 the Chancellor’s Dinner and Reception will be held at the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville. This annual event honors UW Bothell supporters and friends. This year’s special honorees are Doug and Barbara Allen for their generous philanthropic support of the UW Bothell Business Program. A reception and silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 7 p.m. Tickets are $80 each or $750 for a table of 10.
The 5th Annual UW Bothell 5K Run-Walk to benefit the UW Bothell Alumni Council Scholarship Fund will take place on campus, Saturday, May 15. The first start is at 9 a.m. Participants will enjoy the scenic campus of UW Bothell and Cascadia Community College while getting fit and supporting scholarships for future students.
The featured event, the 20th Year Celebration, will be held on Saturday, May 15, noon-4 p.m., following the 5K Run/Walk. A formal program will be held 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. The fun-filled event to mark this major milestone will feature: music, tours, food, children’s activities, networking and career development, educational sessions, historical information to celebrate the 20th anniversary and more. Learn more about UW Bothell while enjoying a great, free afternoon full of fun and activity.
To learn more about the events, visit: www.uwb.edu/20years/celebration
About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning. UW Bothell celebrates its 20th year of operation during the 2009-10 academic year with the opening of student housing, an access ramp connecting the campus to SR522, and new degrees including a Master of Computing and Software Systems (MSCSS), and a Leadership Master of Business Administration (L-MBA) at an offsite location in Bellevue, WA.