The NATA 2019 Welcome Reception

The votes have been counted and GLOW was selected as the theme for the NATA 2019 Welcome Reception! Dress up in your favorite neon apparel and join us for live music and lots of fun. More details to come.

 

First-Time Attendee/New Member Orientation

7 a.m. to 8 a.m.   Tuesday, June 25

FREE (Pre-registration required)  Learn how to make the most of your membership with NATA, hear valuable tips on how to maximize your time at convention and meet fellow ATs like yourself. Breakfast will be provided.

 

Alumni Parties

Are you planning an alumni party? Fill out our Alumni Party Info form and we’ll post it here for you.

 


MONDAY, June 24

Truman State University

Time: 5:30 – 7: 30 p.m.

Location: Slice of Vegas, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd South, https://www.sliceofvegaspizza.com/visit-us

Other Important Information: All Truman State University Alumni and former staff are welcome! We will have food and fun!! We hope to see you there!

Contact Name: Brandy Schneider, bschneider@truman.edu

 

Oregon State University

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Miller’s Ale House, 6683 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Other Important Information: Grab your classmates and fellow Beaver Alumni for Oregon State’s Athletic Training Alumni Party at Miller’s Ale House from 6-8 p.m. on Monday evening.  We can’t wait to see you again!
Contact: Emily Norcross, emily.norcross@oregonstate.edu

 

Purdue University

Time:7:30 p.m.
Location: Ri Ra Irish Pub, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd S.

Other Important Information: Alumni, family and friends welcome. Appetizers provided. Cash bar available. Live music starts at 8:45 p.m.

Contact: Scott Lawrance, lawrance@purdue.edu

 

University of Indianapolis

Time: 8 – 10 p.m.

Location: Burger Bar Las Vegas (Located in Mandalay Bay), 3930 S Las Vegas Blvd #121A, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Other Important Information: All UIndy athletic training alumni attending NATA 2019 are invited to attend a networking reception and dinner. Gather with fellow alumni and friends for great food, drinks, and fun at Burger Bar Las Vegas. Appetizers purchased by the Office of Alumni Engagement.
Register Here: https://getinvolved.uindy.edu/ATR19
Contact Name: Scott Sell, scott.h.sell@gmail.com

 

Chapman University AT Alumni

Time: 8 – 11 p.m.
Location: Crown & Anchor British Pub, 1350 E Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89119. www.littlecrownandanchorlv.com
Other Important Information: Calling all Chapman University Athletic Training Alumni for the annual social at the Crown & Anchor English Pub on Tropicana Avenue in Las Vegas! Check out the alumni Facebook page for more information and to RSVP! Hope to see you there! Go Panthers!
Contact:Craig Bennett, scrbennett@gmail.com

 

 

TUESDAY, June 25

Missouri Valley College

Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Public House inside the Luxor. Located on the casino floor just steps away from the main entrance and check-in desk.
Other Important Information: Please RSVP to Vince with the number of individuals attending. Appetizers and gifts provided. https://luxor.mgmresorts.com/en/restaurants/public-house.html
Contact: Vince Fedorowich, fedorowichv@moval.edu

 

Boise State University

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: Ri Ra Irish Pub- the Shoppes at Mandalay Bay

Other Important information: Appetizers and swag provided. Can’t wait to see Broncos and Friends!

Contact name; Dave Hammons, davidhammons@boisestate.edu

 

The University of Alabama

Time: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Location: Parlour Room of RÍ RÁ LAS VEGAS, The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Other Important Information: RSVP at https://universityofalabama.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bIRt68XlMSLRIkR

Contact Name: Lizzie Hibberd, eehibberd@ches.ua.edu

 

University of St. Augustine

Time: 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Mandalay Resort, Palm Room F
Other Important Information: As a valued alumnus of USAHS we invite you to a complimentary alumni and faculty social hour. The social is in connection with this year’s annual 2019 National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) conference at the Mandalay Resort in room Palm F.
We will enjoy drinks and appetizers in a casual environment while we reconnect, discuss happenings at USAHS, and network with each other.
Contact: Parlene Lopez, Plopez@usa.edu

 

Washington State University

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Location: Beerhaus (located in The Park between New York-New York and Park MGM) 3784 Las Vegas Blvd South

Other Important Information: Come catch up with other alumni of WSU’s ATP and current/former staff members at our party while you’re at NATAs! Drinks and apps will be provided.

Contact: Cassie Hodgin, chodgin@wsu.edu

 

Florida International University

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Mandalay Bay Resort,  South Convention Center, Banyan E (Level 3)
Other Important Information: Join us for our annual alumni reception to connect with faculty, students, alumni, and friends. Appetizers provided and cash bar available.
Contact: Michelle Odai, odaim@fiu.edu

 

North Carolina Central University

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: “Beer Park” 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Other Important Information: This event is open to family or guests of alumni. Space is limited so please RSVP to dellington@coppin.edu if you and guests will be attending

Contact: Daquane Ellington, dellington@coppin.edu

 

The Steadman Clinic

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Mandalay Bay Beach and Pool
Other Important Information: Please RSVP to Brandie with more details on the event. bmartin@thesteadmanclinic.com
Contact: Brandie Martin, bmartin@thesteadmanclinic.com

 

University of Northern Iowa

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
Location: Chili’s Grill and Bar, 3743 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Ste. 201, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Other Important Information:For Alumni and Friends of the University of Northern Iowa. Appetizers will be provided. Dinner and drinks on your own.
Contact: Contact: Troy Garrett, Troy.Garrett@uni.edu

 

Lasell College

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Nine Fine Irishmen, New York New York Hotel and Casino, 3790 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Other Important Information: Lasell College Alumni and Friends Meet and Greet Cash Bar

Contact: Cris Haverty, chaverty@lasell.edu

 

University of North Dakota

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ri Ra Irish Pub, Bordello Room, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd
Other Important Information:Alumni, Family & Friends Welcome. RSVP by June 4, UNDAlumni.org/AT2019. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
Contact: Sara Bjerke, sara.e.bjerke@und.edu

 

University of Arkansas

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Slice of Vegas
Other Important Information: Plenty of Italian food and cash bar.
Contact: Jeffrey Bonacci, bonacci@uark.edu

 

Lindenwood University

Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Yard House – Town Square, 6593 Las Vegas Blvd S., Las Vegas, NV 89119

Other Important Information: Appetizers will be provided. Cash Bar. Please RSVP:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050E4FA5A829A5FA7-lindenwood

Contact: Abby Miller, abmiller@lindenwood.edu

 

ECU Athletic Training Alumini Association

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Palms, 4381 West Flamingo Road
Other Important Information: The Room Number is TBA. For Up-To-Date Information, contact kkingatc@gmail.com
Contact: Kevin King, kkingatc@gmail.com

 

Saint Louis University

Time:  7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Hussong’s Cantina Las Vegas, 3930 S Las Vegas Blvd, # 121B, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
Other Important Information: Alumni and friends of the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Program are invited to reconnect at our Annual Alumni Reception at Hussong’s Cantina during 2019 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in Las Vegas, NV from 7-9 pm on June 25th. Heavy appetizers and drink tickets provided. Contact r. Breitbach at 314-413-2543 for more information.
Contact: Anthony Breitbach, anthony.breitbach@health.slu.edu

 

The University of the Incarnate Word

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Losers Bar Vegas, MGM Grand, 3799, S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Other important information: Festive Country Themed Bar @ the MGM Grand ft. Live music and dancing. Live performance by: Dominique Hutchinson until 10 p.m.

Contact:Krystal Davila UIW17′, davilaka@att.net

 

University of Georgia

Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Gordon Biersch Brewery, 3987 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169
Other Important Information: Calling ALL University of Georgia Alumni! We will be hosting the alumni party everyone has been asking about in Las Vegas! Come join us for Heavy appetizers and drinks! I would love to meet all those amazing Dawgs out there!
Contact: Jill Manners, jill.manners@uga.edu

 

University of Utah

Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Eyecandy Sound Lounge, casino floor of Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

Other Important Information: You’re invited to attend the University of Utah’s third athletic training alumni social! Mingle and toast with friends and colleagues at a fun, energy-filled lounge in the middle of Mandalay Bay’s casino!

Contact: Ashley Williams, ashley.williams@health.utah.edu

 

Quinnipiac University/ University of West Alabama

Time: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Location: Miller’s Ale House

Contact Name: Matt Mills, mathew.mills@quinnipiac.edu

 

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

Time: 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Ri Ra Irish Pub inside Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort (3930 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV, 89119)

Other Important Information: Social gathering with dinner and drinks tickets provided. RSVP at https://rmuohp-nata2019.eventbrite.com or just stop by anytime between 7:30 and 9 p.m.

Contact name: Stephanie Bentley, stephanie.bentley@rm.edu

 

University of Pittsburgh

Time: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Miller’s Ale House – Las Vegas, 6683 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Other Important Information:
Please register via this link.
Contact: Amy Aggelou, aaggelou@pitt.edu

 

University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Time: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Miller’s Ale House – Las Vegas, 6683 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Other Important Information: Plenty of Italian food and cash bar.
Contact: Emily Mente, emm191@pitt.edu

 

Texas Christian University

Time: 7 – 10 p.m.

Location: Yard House at Town Square, 6593 Las Vegas Blvd S., Las Vegas, NV, 89119

Other Important Information: Patio reserved for alumni social. Light appetizers provided.

Contact Name: Danny Wheat,  j.wheat@tcu.edu

 

SSATC

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: RiRa Irish Pub at Mandalay Bay Resort
Other Important Information: Come as you are, when you can. No-host, informal event to connect with current & alumni committee members. T-shirt information, contact Chase at chasemichaelpaulson@gmail.com
Contact: Stacey Jensen Ritter, stacey.ritter@slsportstherapy.com

 

Azusa Pacific University

Time: 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Location: PRESS at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas (connected to Mandalay Bay)

Other Important Information: Join us and reconnect with both old and new for an informal social gathering at NATA in Las Vegas. Appetizers provided. Please RSVP to Benjamin Fuller or via our Facebook page. Spread the word and hope to see many of you there.

Contact: Benjamin Fuller, bfuller@apu.edu

 

California Lutheran University

Time: 7:30-9 p.m.
Location: Bar at Times Square, Piano Bar, New York, New York Casino
Other Important Information: Would love to see all the CLU alumni, former staff and friends at a get together social at the Piano bar!
Contact: Kecia Davis, kgdavis@callutheran.edu

 

University of Texas at Arlington

Time: 7:30 – 9:30

Location: Shake Shack located at the base of teh New York New York Hotel and Casino, 3790 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV, 89109

Other Important Information: We will have 3 tables reserved in the outdoor courtyard area for this come-and-go event. The AT Program will provide food while it lasts. First come, first served.

Contact Name: Paul Krawietz, pkrawietz@uta.edu

 

California University of Pennsylvania

Time: 8 – 10 p.m.
Location: Pink Taco, 4455 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169
Other Important Information: Join us for our annual NATA Alumni Event, this year in sunny Las Vegas, NV! This event includes all-you-can-eat heavy hors d’oeuvres and a 2-hour open bar. The cost per person is $20 for pre-registration, or $25 at the door. We hope you’ll join us for the most affordable party in Vegas! MANY thanks to our event sponsors, alumni Greg Smith/PIVOT, the Alumni Association, Dr.’s Barnhart and Biddington and Borden-Perlman.
Contact: Shelly DiCesaro, dicesaro@calu.edu

 

Springfield College

Time: 8 – 10 p.m.
Location: Mandalay Bay Resort, Verizon Suite
Contact: Mary Barnum, mbarnum@springfieldcollege.edu

 

University of Miami

Time: 8 – 10 p.m.
Location: Border Grill, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89119
Contact: Min Kim, kkim@miami.edu

 

University of Oregon

Time: 8 – 10 p.m.
Location: Public House, located on casino floor of the Luxor, 3900 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Other Important Information: We have spaced reserved at the bar with food/drink available for purchase. Hope to see you there!
Contact: Katie Sniffen, ktsniffen@gmail.com

 

WEDNESDAY, June 26

Concordia University Irvine

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Location: Delano Suite (TBD)

Other Important Information: Preceptors and Alumni: Spread the word! If you are attending NATA, come reconnect with CUI Athletic Training on Wednesday, June 26 at 6 p.m. in the Delano (room number will be shared with group shortly). Light dinner and refreshments provided. RSVP via Facebook page or email Glory.

Contact Name: Glory Fung, glory.fung@cui.edu

 

Mercyhurst University

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Miller’s Ale House 6683 S. Las Vegas Blvd.

Other Important Information: The party starts at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and a drink ticket. Please check the Facebook group or contact Steve for additional updates. We hope to see you all there!

Contact: Steve Reinhardt, sreinhardt@mercyhurst.edu

 

University of the Pacific

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Minus 5 Ice Experience – Mandalay Bay Warm Lounge

Other Important Information: Come and join us for fun, food and festivities with Pacific AT Alumni, friends and family!

Contact: Annette Martinez, amartinez@pacific.edu

 

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ri Pa Irish Pub & Restaurant, The Shops at Mandalay Place, The Parlour Room

Other Important Information: Calling ALL UTC Graduate Athletic Training Alumni and Friends!  We will be hosting the alumni party in Las Vegas! Join Dr. Marisa Colston, Dr. Shellie Acocello, Dr. Carrie Baker and Dr. Gary Wilkerson for heavy appetizers and a cash bar! We would love to meet all those amazing Mocs out there!

Contact: Dr. Marisa Colston, marisa-colston@utc.edu

 

Colby-Sawyer College

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Rí Rá Irish Pub

Other Important Information: Stop by Rí Rá Irish Pub. Meet Colby-Sawyer Athletic Trainer Kyle Dolan ATC, N.H. LAT, PES, and connect with other Colby-Sawyer alumni athletic trainers. Former athletic trainers and preceptors welcome.

Contact Name:  Kyle Dolan and Tracey Austin, alumni@colby-sawyer.edu

 

San Diego State University

Time: 7 – 9 p.m.

Location: Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar located in Town Square Shopping Center (6509 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119)

Other Important Information: Appetizers will be provided courtesy of the San Diego State University Alumni Association.

Contact: Katie Stone, katiestone35@gmail.com

 

University of Delaware

Time: 7 – 10 p.m.
Location: Dick’s Last Resort in the Excalibur Hotel Las Vegas Strip
Contact: Thomas Kaminski, kaminski@udel.edu

 

West Chester University

Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Border Grill Restaurant, Mandalay Bay

http://www.bordergrill.com/locations/las-vegas/bglvmb/

Other Important Information: Join WCU Athletic Training Alumni and Friends in Las Vegas for the Annual NATA Conference!

Please Register:  https://www.wcufoundation.org/nata-reception

Contact: Brigid Gallagher, BGALLAGHER@wcupa.edu

 

Seton Hall University

Time: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Location: Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas Room: Reef C

Other Important Information: The Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences cordially invites you to our Athletic Training Alumni & Friends Reception at the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo

Hosted by Vicci Hill-Lombardi, EdD, ATC, Chair, Department of Athletic Training and Brian B. Shulman, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, FASAHP, FNAP, Dean of School of Health and Medical Sciences

RSVP online using this link, https://setonhall.formstack.com/forms/nata_clinical_symposia.

Contact: Niyala Shaw, niyala.shaw@shu.edu

 

Long Beach State University

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mesa Verde Speakeasy. Directions will be provided to RSVP’d guests!
Other Important Information: For more information and to RSVP, please visit: https://forms.gle/GLiQGRvbyBKu6KP76
Contact: Junior Domingo, jdomingo@citruscollege.edu

 

Ohio University

Time: 8 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Mandalay Bay South Convention Center, Level 3, Jasmine C
Contact: Elizabeth Jones, jonese4@ohio.edu

 

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Time: 8:30 p.m.
Location: RiRa Irish Pub at Mandalay Bay Resort, 3930 S Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Other Important Information: Join other NWU alumni at an informal gathering at RIRa Irish Pub. No reservation needed.

Contact: Samantha Wilson, swilson2@nebrwesleyan.edu