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Clubs & Chapters News: September 2019

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Baton Rouge Ragin' Cajun Club

The Baton Rouge Ragin' Cajun Club hosted a Summer Social Walk-On's Bistreaux and Bar on August 6, 2019, with over 50 alumni in attendance. The event was free to attend for any Ragin' Cajun alumni or fans. View the photos here!

Contact the chapter: Deaton Trahan | | Facebook


Colorado Ragin' Cajun Club

The Colorado Ragin' Cajun Club has a new chapter president! Please welcome Laura "Frankie" Quintana as she takes on her new role. Quintana is a 2011 Criminal Justice graduate and is a health insurance claims auditor in Denver.

The Colorado Ragin' Cajun Club also has a new Facebook page to follow! Click here to keep up with the latest news and events.

Contact the chapter: Laura "Frankie" Quintana | | Facebook


College of Education Alumni Chapter

The College of Education Alumni Chapter is hosting a tailgate party at the Alumni Association Hospitality Tent this weekend! Tailgating opens at 3:30 p.m. Join the chapter for drinks, cracklin', and jambalaya! A group picture will be taken at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $15/person at the door. Annual Loyalty Fund donors of $50 or more have free admission. RSVP by tomorrow, August 12, 2019.

Contact the chapter: Megan Breaux | | Facebook


Golden Ambassador Society

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Association invites all alumni who have celebrated their 50th reunion milestone to dinner during Homecoming Week! Our Golden Ambassadors and their guest can enjoy a buffet-style dinner at the Petroleum Club of Lafayette, followed by music and dancing on Friday, November 1, 2019. RSVP online here.

Contact the chapter: Dalta Gary |


Gridiron Alumni Chapter

Gridiron members hosted their annual team feed on August 17. Alumni use this opportunity to show their support and prepare food for the current football team.

The alumni chapter also celebrated their annual Gridiron Alumni Reunion Weekend September 6-7 with a social, tailgating, Cajun Walk, and on-field recognition during the first quarter of the Louisiana vs. Liberty football game.

Contact the chapter: Nathan Thornton | | Facebook


Young Alumni Chapter

The UL Lafayette Young Alumni Chapter and The 705 hosted a summer social on July 10 at the Alumni Center. The afternoon event brought together Acadiana's best and brightest young professionals with food and drinks provided. Alumni also welcomed guest speakers Sarah Berthelot, President, and CEO of Louisiana Association of United Ways and Billy Napier, Head Football Coach of the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns. See the photos and watch the recap video!

Contact the chapter: Millicent Nugent | | Facebook


The Alumni Association also welcomes two new clubs and chapters:

Ragin' Cajun Esports Alumni Chapter

Contact the chapter: Ian Madray | | Facebook

Oman Ragin' Cajun Club

Contact the chapter: Qusay Al-Riyami | | Facebook


Find a club or chapter for you by viewing a full list of the Alumni Association’s clubs and chapters online. If there is not a Ragin' Cajun Club in your area and you are interested in finding out how to start one, call John Claude Arceneaux at (337) 482-0900.


Photo: UL Lafayette Alumni attend a Friday Night Social in New Orleans.