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by SignMan
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

https://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/umass-amherst-names-jc-schnabl-new-executive-director-alumni-association https://newsletter.alumni.ucla.edu/executive/2012/jan-from-van/default2.htm http://magazine.ucla.edu/depts/quicktakes/ucla-alumni_ralph-amos/ https://alumni.ucla.edu/board-of-directors-2...
by SignMan
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

^ "He would also fill an age demographic lacking in the BOD." During my time on the AA BOD 2001-2007, upon the recommendation of a past President and then current BOD member, an Alum was given a one-year AA Presidential appointment...by the then-President, a fraternity brother and friend of the past...
by SignMan
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Men's Hoop Forum
Topic: Game 1, 2019-20: UMass-Lowell (11/5)
Replies: 111
Views: 4754

Re: Game 1, 2019-20: UMass-Lowell (11/5)

For those wondering...2,563 was the attendance...gotta get out and support these kids! Would have been nicer had there really been that many there last night. Rita Leaman was there, as always. Yesterday was her 82nd birthday. Would have been nice had there been someone from Athletics, on her birthd...
by SignMan
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

^ I just received AA financial data, FY17 & FY18 from an alum who has been following this thread; all legally info obtained from Public info sources... Don't have time to get deep into it now (need to get ready to head out for tonight's hoops game)... However... salaries, other comp, & benies are li...
by SignMan
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

^ good to hear re: the two ISOM events. Same two I wanted to attend and signed up for, but the post Tuesday cataract op night vision was too much of a problem to risk driving back at night that Fri/Sat. ^^ Interesting re: the AA. Some of us suggested, several years ago, going back to when I was on t...
by SignMan
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

For the Record, the final Attendee List(s) included the same 18 for the Class of 1969 50th Reunion & 5 for the Emeriti Reunion; both skewed higher by family members/friends who likely are all not alums.
by SignMan
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

Sign Man's experiences are not unique. The Alumni Association has continually failed to acknowledge that their raison d'etre is to serve Alumni. Sign Man is an alumus. Schabl (may he rest in peace) who had the power to remove SM from the mailing list is not. Neither are many of the other administra...
by SignMan
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

Quick recap re: Class of 1969 50th Reunion ... AA 100% FAILURE!!! AA plans it for a Spring 2019 Reunion, then cancels it and reschedules it for part of Homecoming Weekend, masking their failure as an opportunity to make it better with more activities... Homecoming...no evidence of anything for the 5...
by SignMan
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

^ I think we can start right here, at the top of the page... https://www.umassalumni.com/s/1640/rd17/leftCol.aspx?pgid=552&gid=2 I received feedback from others, not members of our Class of 1969... corroborating everything stated here and then some. I was told that the AA tent attendance was "sparse...
by SignMan
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

Homecoming/Class of 1969 non-Reunion The AA has sent out an email, extolling their successful Homecoming Weekend a week ago. "Dear Edward, Homecoming 2019 was a PROUD & LOUD celebration of UMass Amherst achievements from cutting-edge research to leading academic programs, brilliant faculty, NCAA Div...
by SignMan
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Men's Hoop Forum
Topic: Game 1, 2019-20: UMass-Lowell (11/5)
Replies: 111
Views: 4754

Re: Game 1, 2019-20: UMass-Lowell (11/5)

Berkman wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:57 pm
mdogt12 wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:46 pm
Game on NESN or ESPN +
Good I will watch on ESPN +
with the help of our outstanding Reverse Engineering Dept., we'll be watching you.
by SignMan
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Game 9: vs Liberty - 11/2/2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1580

Re: Game 9: vs Liberty - 11/2/2019

If we somehow were to hang tough and defeat Liberty Valance, would we get a curtain call?
by SignMan
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Men's Hoop Forum
Topic: Marriott Meals
Replies: 1
Views: 484

Marriott Meals

https://www.isenberg.umass.edu/programs/undergraduate/on-campus/majors/hospitality-and-tourism-management/marriott-meals Some of the November home games coincide with Marriott Meals dinner dates, for a great/inexpensive close to Mullins pregame meal... best to schedule getting there early with the f...
by SignMan
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

Re: Game 8: vs UConn - 10/26/2019 (Homecoming Weekend) post by LS71 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:42 am "The gift fiasco is yet another example of poor sports management by UMass. We UMass fans are a masochistic lot. Everything is more difficult than necessary. Everything that is except scoring on UMass’ def...
by SignMan
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UMass Disconnect
Replies: 38
Views: 1508

Re: UMass Disconnect

re: our failed 50th Reunion... I have heard from one of my Classmates I have heard from Class of 1968 teammate re: the 1968 50th last year. My 1969 Classmate said that my posting re: the fiasco was very well stated and affirmed why he decided not to drive the 4 hours to attend whatever little they d...