Saturday, September 16, 2017
5:30 – 8:00 PM

The Italian Community Center – Pompeii Grand Ballroom
631 E Chicago Street  Milwaukee, WI 53202 

SOIS 50 Distinguished Alumni
Join us in honoring those who, through their lives and work, exemplify the breadth, diversity, culture, and spirit of the School of Information Studies and its research, academics, practice and community engagement.

Register for the 50th Anniversary Gala



Please submit your brief bio and photo for use in the program booklet and presentation.


Attire: Semi-formal

Agenda: The evening will include a cocktail reception, dinner, and short presentation.

If you are in need of any special accommodations, or if you have any questions about the event, please feel free to contact us! We look forward to celebrating with you on September 16th.

Hotel & Visitor Information

Hotel Information:

Kimpton The Journeyman
310 E. Chicago Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Ph: (888)536-9008

The Westin Milwaukee
550 N. Van Buren Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Ph: (414)224-5224

Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown
611 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Ph: (414)271-6611

Milwaukee Marriott Downtown
323 E. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Ph: (414)278-5999

Visitor Information

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Upcoming Events

SOIS Fall Welcome Back Celebration

Thursday, September 14, 2017 • Time: 3:30 – 5:30PM
Northwest Quadrant – Backyard
2025 E Newport Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Join us as we kick off the Fall semester with Food, Games & Prizes! Meet current students and the local businesses currently engaged with our students. 


50th Anniversary Open House

Friday, September 15, 2017 • Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
Northwest Quadrant – Building B
Room 3550
2025 E Newport Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Reconnect with fellow alumni, faculty & friends! Stop by the School of Information Studies for a visit. Meet faculty, current students and check out our current location on campus. Light refreshments available.