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Vol. 4, Issue 6
June 2008
In This Issue
Save the Date
Alumni News & Notes
UW Bothell Campus Updates
Center for Entrepreneurship
Get Connected, Linked
Trackin' the Dawgs
CONGRATS CLASS OF 2008!
Commencement 2008
 
On June 15, UW Bothell celebrated its 17th Commencement and welcomed the 778 graduates of 2008.

UW Bothell now boasts nearly 8,000 alumni - part of a family of more than 310,000 living Husky graduates.

Congratulations
Class of 2008!


Be sure to visit our New Grads page on the UW Bothell Alumni Web site for details on the services and opportunities available to you.

Including how to:

*Keep your UW e-mail address

*Get your photos from Graduation

*Save 20% on UW Football tickets

*Save big on your UW Alumni Association membership

*And much more!



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Greetings Huskies!2008 Graduates

Hope you're ready for a fantastic summer!

First off, congratulations to the graduates of 2008 and welcome to the UW Bothell alumni family. We hope you'll join all of us at several great upcoming events and stay connected with your academic program or cohort, UW Bothell, and the University of Washington.

Husky Summer Celebration is swinging into full gear with several fantastic activities, including Husky Night with the Everett Aquasox. And don't miss the fast approaching "Round Up the Dawgs" Social.  Read on below for more about these and other great events!

Suggestions for Alumni E-News are always welcome. So drop me a line at awebster@uwb.edu. I look forward to seeing you soon!

Alex Webster, Alumni Relations Manager
GO HUSKIES!

Save the Date - Upcoming Summer Events

Husky Summer CelebrationMark your calendars for these other great upcoming activities.

Click on the live links above for more details!

Alumni News & Notes
UW Bothell - Campus Updates

Dan Jaffe

Center for Student Entrepreneurship
Center for Student Entreprenuership
The UW Bothell Center for Student Entrepreneurship (CSE) was established in 2006 with the goal ofCenter helping students become successful entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial employees. UW Bothell has a proud tradition of student entrepreneurs. Over 40 companies have been birthed out of CSE affiliated students and alums. Alumni companies represent a variety of fields - information technology, financial lending, dance, retail food, clothing, etc.

The Center held the finals of its Student Entrepreneurship Competition on May 30. The first place team, Eco Cycle, is a company devoted to designing and marketing bicycles with frames made from high grade, recycled aluminum alloy. Team leader Cisco Zapata was accompanied by his MBA team: Julie Archibald, Shannon Thomas, and Maarten Niesten. Eco Cycle receives $10,000 along with Coaching Services and Accounting & Strategy Consultation.

If you're interested in the Center, feel free to contact Alan Leong at 425-352-3259 or leonga@u.washington.edu, or visit the Center's Web site.
Get Connected, Get Linked - In Your Space & Face

HuskyConnect

Online social networking is a fast-growing form of communication and lifestyle. Whether you're interested in networking for business, career, or just to stay in touch with friends and alums, we've got you covered.LinkedIn - UW Bothell Group

Click on any of the links to the right to request access to the University of Washington Facebook - UW Bothell Group
or UW Bothell Alumni
group at the service provider of your choice.

(Some requests may require approval by the MySpace - UW Bothell Alumni Group
group manager or the service provider. Prior registration may be required. Contact us at alumni@uwb.edu with any questions, etc.)

Trackin' the Dawgs - Alumni Class Notes
UW Bothell Alumni

Congratulations to the Class of 2008!
Well Done! Woof!

REAL HUSKIES ... REAL CAREERS
Did you know the UW Bothell Career Center has been Trackin' the Dawgs? They've caught up with over 20 alums and have found out what they're doing now ... and how they got there! Read their stories first hand, you'll be amazed. Just click here!

 
Georgia Kalasountas (Liberal Studies '98) was featured this week in a variety of newspapers regarding ghost hunting aboard Washington State Ferries.

Grace Martinez's (IAS '04) pet sitting business 2 Dogs and a Cat, earned the "Best Western Washington Pet Sitter" award at the inaugural WAG Awards presented by Seattle Dog Magazine last month.

Karen Story (Business '04) is leaving her current position at MultiCare Health System as an internal auditor to be the manager of the brand new pre-service center, which is part of MultiCare's revenue cycle. She will create the department from scratch and increase revenue opportunities for the non-profit healthcare organization.

Dana Bush (MN '05) is beginning her Ph.D. studies. She is also teaching Fundamentals in the ASN program at Cox College of Nursing and Health Sciences in Springfield, Mo.

Do you have news to share about a new job, professional or civic activities, a recent move, an exciting adventure or an addition to your family?
Tell us about by e-mailing your update to alumni@uwb.edu.
Please include your full name, class year and degree.

The University of Washington is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, please contact Disability Support Services at 425.352.5307, TDD 425.352.5303, FAX 425.352.5455, or email dss@uwb.edu.