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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

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…


How would you Reach Out?

By Zan Diener, ROAAN President
News
July 13, 2018

UWP Alumni Helping UWP Alumni Times changed from when you traveled. We are so fortunate for our time together on the road. Now years later, many of our cast mates Read more…


World ONIGIRI Friends Project brings alumni together to tour Japan

By Shinichi Miyawaki, Asia and Oceania Representative

July 13, 2018

This summer, about 15 Up with People alumni will gather for the second World ONIGIRI Friends Project tour through Japan. From 12-26 July, participants will engage communities in volunteer work, Read more…


And the answer is… UWP Jeopardy – A Challenge of the Eras

By UWPIAA

June 8, 2018

    On Thursday evening of Reunion 2018, the UWPIAA will host UWP Jeopardy – A Challenge of the Eras. This will be a fun and faced-paced game show set Read more…


The Dream of ‘A Common Beat’

By Pat Murphy
News
June 7, 2018

Think of Japan and some of the images that immediately spring to mind are the Sensoji Temple, the Imperial Palace and Tokyo’s iconic Shibuya district.  But during a recent visit Read more…


SATURDAY MAY 5, 2018 FLASH PROMO GUIDELINES

By UWPIAA

May 5, 2018

Any paid adult registration made between 12:01AM and 11:59 PM eastern US time, Saturday, will be eligible to win.  Selection will be random and based on a minimum participation of 5 Read more…


Brad Gillings (90E) starts experiential, outdoor travel organization Youth International after traveling in Up with People

By Matthew Serafin
News
May 5, 2018

Brad Gillings (right) sings onstage during the Up with People 25th anniversary show in Denver, 1990. He is joined by J. Blanton Belk and castmate Therese from Sweden. Brad Gillings, Read more…


Kansas City Alumni Reception Announced

By UWPIAA

March 12, 2018

Meet Sofie Svanberg, Cast 2018A

By UWPIAA
News
March 12, 2018

  My name is Sofie Svanberg and I am 19 years old from Sweden. I graduated high school in June 2017.  After graduation  I was working as a sales associate Read more…