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Reunion 2020: where will it be?

By UWPIAA
News
November 9, 2018

As a result of the great reunion conversations with alumni in Tucson during reunion 2018, the IAA has sent out their request for proposal (RFP) to US cities in search Read more…


Up with People Alumni Day in Canada unites alumni across the country

By Leslie Noble (97B) and UWP Canada
News
November 9, 2018

Canadian alumni gather in Victoria. Up with People (UWP) has always been Canadian. Many past tours were highlighted by their time spent here. Canadian alumni have a strong base, numbering Read more…


Meet Cherrelyn Napue (83C), new UWP director of alumni engagement

By UWPIAA
News
November 2, 2018

The UWPIAA is excited to welcome Cherrelyn Napue (‘83C) back to Up with People as the new Director of Alumni Engagement. This is her third time working for the organization. Read more…


ONIGIRI Project 2018 a success; participants describe “impactful” experience

By Yuka Shimabayashi (16A/B)
News
October 5, 2018

World ONIGIRI Friends Project Overview This project was created to be a “Japan experience tour” for Up with People alumni. The first World ONIGIRI Friends Project, or “ONIGIRI Project” was last summer, in Read more…


Nkululeko Shelembe (13B) mentors youth in Johannesburg after UWP

By Megan Luebke (09B)
News
October 5, 2018

NK with a group of children in Johannesburg, South Africa Often, when I see an update from NK on Facebook, it involves him giving tours of his country to individuals Read more…


“Up with People Pride Day” unites alumni across the world, sparks conversation

By UWPIAA
News
September 7, 2018

Photos gathered from the IAA Facebook group, all shared by alumni on 31 August 2018 Just a few weeks ago, Barry Marlow (83C) posted a message to the UWPIAA Facebook group, reminding Read more…


Nick Hinton (18A) reflects on his UWP experience

By Nick Hinton (18A)
News
September 7, 2018

I was so excited to begin a new experience with Up with People after hearing so many good things about the program. However, even having heard stories from my aunt Read more…


Reunion 2018 Round-Up

By Elisheva Basseri (98E), Duffy Bledsoe (68A), John Parker (65A) and Matthew Serafin (16A/B)
News
September 7, 2018

Last month’s Reunion 2018 at the J.W. Marriott Starr Pass resort in Tucson, AZ was (as always) a spectacular event—but this year was something special. Not only was it the Read more…


Betty Belk surprised by inaugural award named in her honor at Reunion 2018

By UWPIAA
News
August 9, 2018

Dale Penny (Up with People CEO) and Phil Worcester (IAA President) presented Betty Belk with the inaugural Betty Belk Award of Distinction for her inspiration, guidance and unceasing devotion to the Up Read more…


2018 UWPIAA Alumni Award Winners Announced

By UWPIAA
News
July 13, 2018

2018 J. Blanton Belk Outstanding Alumnus – Darrel LeJeune Darrel LeJeune will be recognized as the 2018 J. Blanton Belk Outstanding Alumnus at this year’s Reunion.  After traveling with Cast Read more…


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