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Spring Gala

Spring Gala has been an annual event anticipated by University and community supporters each year since its inception in 1997. Hosting this event on its given Saturday is one of the highlights of the year for the UL Lafayette Alumni Association. Proceeds from the evening are dedicated to funding initiatives by the Alumni Association.

Bill & Betty Lowry & Family have been named our 2020 honorees, recognizing them for their continuous dedication and enduring pride in the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and our community.

What to know about Spring Gala 2020:

  • Our annual auction will be virtual this year and available to the public at no charge. Our online auction will take place from Monday, October 5 through Friday, October 16.
  • Online bidding is easy! Click here to view the items and 'Start Bidding' when you're ready to place for your first bid. If you need more guidance, learn everything you need to know here.
  • Individual ticket holders and sponsors have been contacted via mail and email about next steps. If you did not receive this communication or have additional questions, please contact Kayla Hebert at before September 1, 2020.
  • Spring Gala 2020 is the Alumni Association's primary annual fundraiser. Proceeds will continue to benefit engagement initiatives and facility improvements.
  • If you have additional questions about Spring Gala 2020, please contact the Alumni Association at (337) 482-0900 or

President of the UL Lafayette Alumni Association, Beverly Black, serves as chairperson of Spring Gala with Mary Galyean serving as auction chair. In the last 23 years, Spring Gala has surpassed the $1 million milestone in net proceeds thanks to the generous contribution of our community and alumni. The Alumni Association greatly appreciates the support received to help our facilities thrive throughout Lafayette and the University.



Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors & Patrons


Rickey & Ed Domingues

Michael & Jovette Mosing


Acadian Ambulance Service

Acadiana Automotive Group

Allure Enhancement Center

Bart Bernard

Brown & Brown Insurance

Darnall, Sikes & Frederick CPA's

Jim & Charlotte Doyle

Dr. David H. Fisher, Sr. & Family

Hancock Whitney

Haynie Family Foundation

Home Bank

J. B. Mouton, LLC

Mr. Jerry Jeanmard

S.K. Landers Family, Inc.

Latter & Blum

Jeffrey Lowry

Sam Robertson Real Estate Co. / Robertson Energy

South College Center

Tilden Bonin Painting

UL Lafayette Foundation

Washington State Bank

Republic National Distributing Company