Alumni Weekend 2016 is over but we’ve all got photos and memories to remind us of the good times. Over 700 alumni and an additional 400+ guests returned for the festivities, including members from the classes of 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, and 2001 celebrating their reunions. Revisit the good times here. Save […]
Some days the Speaking Tradition seems to be on life support. The next day, more people are speaking or at least nodding. It seems to come and go. Should we be concerned? Why not realize that things change and move on? Is it just a relic of days gone by? Why should speaking matter to […]
We are pleased to announce the 2016 winners of the Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards will be handed out at Generals Assembly over Alumni Weekend, Saturday, April 30 in Lee Chapel. James D. Humphries III ’66, ’69L J. D. Humphries graduated with a B.S. in commerce and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta. He attended […]
Happy New Year! Alumni Affairs has been busy working with 35 alumni chapters to stage Presidents' Day events to commemorate the lasting contributions of George Washington (February 22 birthday) and Robert E. Lee (January 19 birthday). In 1796, Liberty Hall Academy, which had been founded in 1749 as Augusta Academy, was struggling when U.S. President […]
As we prepare to close the book on 2015, we send Season’s Greetings and give thanks for the marvelous alumni of W&L. Your Association had a good year, with these highlights:
"Welcome to the City" is a phrase that carries a double meaning to many of our alumni chapters. Coast-to-coast, 13 of our chapters (up from seven last year) staged a Welcome to the City event this fall. These events, part of the young alumni engagement plan, are specifically designed to introduce our youngest alumni to […]
As the academic year gets underway, we look forward to a number of exciting events commemorating the 150th anniversary of Robert E. Lee's taking of the oath of office as president of Washington College, which occurred on Oct. 2, 1865.
Law students began a few weeks ago. Undergraduate classes begin this Thursday and already the Alumni Affairs Office is in full swing.
Alumni are gearing up for a busy fall season locally and on campus. Many alumni chapters are staging “Summer Send Off” events for lucky new and returning W&L students. This happy custom in our larger chapters is another way by which the W&L family welcomes our new members. We are especially glad to have approximately […]
The Alumni Association and Alumni Affairs leadership team met on June 15 to take stock of the 14-15 year and plan this year. Here are some of our highlights: The Alumni Association held more than 275 chapter events and enlisted 500+ volunteers. 45 Alumni Chapters staged Presidents Day events, 18 with faculty guests, others with […]