Every October, Memorial hosts a series of events that create the perfect chance to reconnect with fellow Memorial University alumni and friends, via reunions and pan-university events. This is a week full of education, entertainment and celebrations for class, academic and affinity events.
At the heart of MUNalum Days, reunions provide the perfect backdrop to reunite with friends and past professors, reminisce about the good times and stay up-to-date with what is happening at Memorial. Want to see what reunions are coming up? Interested in planning one? Learn more
This prestigious alumni award presentation takes place annually during MUNalum Days. The Alumni Tribute Awards honour Memorial University’s finest alumni who've made tremendous contributions at home and around the world. The awards include the Alumni of the Year; J.D. Eaton Award; Horizon Award; and the Outstanding Community Service Award. Learn more
Hosted by president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Vianne Timmons, this meaninful and continually growing MUNalum Days event recognizes alumni celebrating 50 or more years of graduation from the Memorial University. This is an invitation-only event and attendees are treated to entertainment, a reception and most importantly the the acceptance of their special 50 year pin. Learn more
To virtually celebrate approximately 900 graduating students’ academic achievements, Memorial hosted Hats Off!, a virtual event that welcomed them to the 100,000-member alumni community.
Hosted by entertainer and alumna Sheila Williams (B.Mus.Ed.’06), Hats Off! featured remarks from President Vianne Timmons and Professor Emeritus Don McKay and appearances and shout outs from graduating students and alumni, along with musical performances by alumni Sherman Downey (BA’02, B.Ed.[Int./Sec.]’03) and The Once, whose members are all Memorial alumni: Andrew Dale (B.Mus.’03), Phil Churchill (BFA[Theatre]’00, B.Ed.[Int./Sec.]’04) and Geraldine Hollett (BFA[Theatre]’99). Learn more
Faculty, School and Unit Events
Below is a list of online events that were offered during our 2020 MUNalum Days. The ones with active links contain archived recordings if you would still like to view them.
- From Memorial Students to Successful Entrepreneurs
- A Guided Tour of Our Universe - What, Where and When
- Presentation of Professor Emeritus/Emerita Designation
- Let's Discuss: A New Dialogue Series on Educational Matters!
- Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic's Career & Graduate School Fair
- Mad Science and More at the Johnson Geo Centre
A special thank you to our 2020 MUNalum Days partners:
Partnership opportunities come in many forms. From financial partnerships to in-kind donations of time, space or talent, we want you involved. By partnering with us, you will be connected to more than 50,000 alumni through marketing efforts. Learn more.