60th Anniversary Gala

August 13th, 2014 by


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Join us for UCEA’s 

Diamond Anniversary  Gala!


We invite you to join us in celebrating 60 years of UCEA  in Washington DC at the Washington Hilton. The Gala celebration kicks off at 6:00 PM on Saturday, November 22nd with passed appetizers and music,  followed by the annual banquet at 6 PM and ending with a dance (9:00 PM). Bring your dancing shoes from last year, and get ready to boogie to music from the past 60 years! 

Tickets for the banquet and pre-banquet events are $45; dance is free.

Attire is business formal.


UCEA will be also showing a slideshow featuring UCEA member faculty, graduate students, and events through the ages paired with music from each decade and a selection of stories about UCEA faculty and achievements over the years. If you have photos or stories to share, please let us know! Directions for submitting photos and stories are as follows:

Please send UCEA any photos and stories you have from any past UCEA events—conventions, meetings, etc.—the older, the better! If you want your photo included, follow the steps below:

  • Scan the photo in an email
  • Label all individuals in the photo, and include year and location
  • Address the email to
  • Put in the subject line “UCEA 60th Anniversary”

If you would like to have your story considered for inclusion, please save it as a Word document, indicate the (approximate) year the story took place, and email it to the UCEA convention email account. Should you have other memorabilia that is significant to the history of UCEA, please send an email with details about the item to

All photos and materials must be received by October 15, 2014.

Thank you in advance for your contributions—we look forward to showcasing UCEA membership!