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GOLD MarkThe GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) program features social and educational events for young alumni with grad years 2009-2019.

  • Backyard Bash 2018
  • GOLD Hike and Pint 2018
  • GOLD Backyard Bash 2018
  • Backyard Bash 2018
  • GOLD Grad Party 2018
  • GOLD Backyard Bash 2018
  • GOLDs at UP vs. Gonzaga 2018
  • GOLD Backyard Bash 2018

GOLDs at Reunion

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Connect with @UPortlandGOLDs, an account made for Graduates of the Last Decade by Graduates of the Last Decade. We are excited to share the stories, experiences, and advice of our young alumni with you!

Social Media Policy: UPortlandGOLDs wishes to engage all alumni in conversation. Content from or represented within a constituent’s personal profile is their own. No tagged or connected profiles reflect the perspective of the University of Portland unless through a University sponsored account. All UP social media profiles exist to embrace and highlight the respectful and supportive UP community online. Negative comments or any disrespectful interactions will be deleted and you will be blocked.

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Meet the GOLD Board!

The GOLD Board exists to provide perspective, be champions for the University, and advocate for our fellow young alumni. Our work centers around meaningful connections with one another and UP, while also tapping into and supporting the unique skill sets of our talented alumni.

Leadership positions include the GOLD Board President and committee chairs of the GOLD Board's Research & Reflection Committee, Planning Committee, and Social Media & Outreach Committee.

GOLD Board Members

NAB Jane OConnor 
Jane O'Connor '09
GOLD Board Chair

Molly Craft Johnson
Molly Craft Johnson '13

 Katie Doyle 12;15
Katie Doyle '12, '15
Daniel Lyons '12
Daniel Lyons ’12

Tarra McCurdy 10
Tarra McCurdy '10

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Garrett Michael '16

Brooke Murphy '16
Brooke Murphy '16

Irene Niedo 12
Irene Niedo '12

Alyssa Schmidt '10
 Alyssa Schmidt ’10

Taylor Spooner
Taylor Spooner '16

Lily Stone
Lily Stone '18

Arvin Ticzon '14
Arvin Ticzon '14

Shelley West 16
Shelley West '16
Sarah Berger '15
Sarah Zabinski '15


Our current board positions are full, but we will keep applications on file for the future! You can apply here.

The GOLD Board Action Plan can be viewed here.

For more information related to the GOLD Board or events, please email Anna M. Horlacher '12, Associate Director of Affinity Engagement.