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Founder's Day

Celebrate your Western connection with 270,000 fellow alumni living in 150 countries around the world! Below is a list of cities in which 2015 Founder's Day events are being organized.

London, ON (Sold Out) Calgary Shanghai
Toronto Winnipeg Hong Kong
Ottawa Montreal Auckland
Kitchener-Waterloo New York (Sold Out) Miami
Windsor/Detroit Houston Whistler, BC
Vancouver (Sold Out) Scottsdale London, UK

On-Campus Events

History of Medicine Lecture
Western Community Founder's Day Coffee Break

A Founder's Day gift for you

In honour of Founder's Day 2015 (Saturday, March 7), we have a special gift for you!

Request your Western decal today to show you are #purpleandproud. Offer available March 3-15, 2015.

Wear and share your pride

Are you #purpleandproud? You can show your Western pride this Founder's Day in a few ways:

  • Put on your purple gear, snap a selfie and share via Twitter or Instagram with #since1878, on our Facebook page, or send to photos@uwo.ca
  • Update your social media profile pics with a special Western alumni badge. You can also update your social media cover photos with Western images: twibbon.com/Support/purpleandproud-2
  • Wish us a happy birthday (we're 137 years young!) using
    Facebook or Twitter

Founder's Day News Archive:

Founder's Day at Western University March 6, 2013 (London Free Press)
Founder's Day sprouting from the grassroots
Be proud, wear purple; support our university (London Free Press)
Grassroots Founder's Day initiative takes hold
Alumni spearhead Founder’s Day initiative
Founder's Day revival underway

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