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Emeriti Alumni Mission Statement

The purpose of the Brigham Young University Emeriti Alumni Association is to promote friendship and fellowship among its members and support activities that will further the interests of the university, as well as benefit emeriti educationally, physically, and spiritually. Membership in the Emeriti Alumni include graduates of 40 years or more and retired faculty, administration, and employees of the university. We welcome all friends of the university.

Next Upcoming Event:

Winter Activity 

Registration: $16 RSVP by Wednesday, January 11th here

Date: January 19, 2017

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Hinckley Center BYU, Assembly Hall  

Program: Come enjoy a luncheon and guest speaker, Julie B. Beck. 


Julie B. Beck Biography

Julie Bangerter Beck was born in Granger, Utah to William Grant and Geraldine Hamblin Bangerter, the 5th of 11 children. Along with her family she became involved in Church service at a young age when her father was called to preside over the Brazilian Mission in Sao Paulo, Brazil for 5 years.

She attended schools in Granger, Utah and graduated from American Fork High School after her family moved to a small farm in Alpine, Utah. Following high school she graduated from Dixie College and later received a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University.

She and her husband Ramon P. Beck have three children and their  amazing spouses and 17 grandchildren who have provided their greatest joy. As a couple, Brother and Sister Beck have been active in city, school, and community efforts and in the Utah National Guard for over 25 years. In the Church, Sister Beck has served in Primary, Young Women, Sunday School, Young Single Adults, Relief Society, and Scouting. She and her husband also served at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah for several years.

Sister Beck served at General Church headquarters for nearly fifteen years, first on the Young Women General Board, then as First Counselor in the Young Women General Presidency and finally as the Relief Society General President. In addition to her world wide assignment as Relief Society General President Sister Beck was asked to direct the writing and publication of Daughters in My Kingdom, the History and Work of Relief Society. She also served on the Executive and General Councils for Church Welfare, on the Executive and General Boards of Church Education, the of Boards of Trustees of Church Schools and Universities, the LDS Family Services board, the Perpetual Education Fund, the Women’s Endowment Fund, the Temple Clothing and Design Subcommittee and various other General Church Councils and Committees.

Following her release as General President of the Relief Society, Sister Beck has continued to serve in various Church assignments and accepted an appointment from Governor Gary Herbert to serve on the Board of Trustees of Dixie State University where she is currently Vice Chair. Sister Beck continues to support her husband in his Church assignments and as a member of the Alpine City Council. When they have time, they enjoy riding on old mine roads in their Jeep Wrangler, traveling and hosting family and friends in their home. 


Education and Student Mentoring Day   

Registration: TBA 

Date: March 18, 2017 

Location: Assembly Hall, Hinckley Center BYU

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Program: Speaker TBA


Evening With Friends (May)  

Registration: TBA 

Date: May TBA, 2017 

Location: Assembly Hall, Hinckley Center BYU

Time: 6:30 p.m. -  9:00 p.m. 

Program: Come enjoy a catered dinner and speaker. Speaker TBA


Emeriti News: EmeriTimes Summer Edition

View the calendar here for more 2017 events.

Emeriti Alumni Committee Contacts

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