KU News: University of Kansas begins ‘Hawks & Highways’ summer events in Dodge City

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Contact: Jennifer Sanner, KU Alumni Association, 785-864-9782, [email protected]; @KUAlumni
University of Kansas begins ‘Hawks & Highways’ summer events in Dodge City
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Alumni Association and Kansas Athletics are planning “Hawks & Highways” gatherings this summer in several Kansas communities, beginning in Dodge City.
KU will welcome guests in Dodge City from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 20, at the Boot Hill Distillery, 501 W. Spruce St. The free event will feature a DJ and face painting, and guests can take photos with the NCAA men’s basketball national championship trophy. KU representatives will include Chancellor Douglas A. Girod, Athletics Director Travis Goff, Coach Lance Leipold of Kansas Football and Alumni Association President Heath Peterson.
Hawks & Highways continues a multiyear effort to expand and strengthen outreach across the state. Additional events will occur in Wichita on July 25, Salina on July 26, Topeka (TBD) and Kansas City on Aug. 12 in Corinth Square.
For more information and to register for events, visit kualumni.org/kuconnection. The Alumni Association also will send email invitations to alumni in the area.


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