Young Alumni Weekend 2013

OCTOBER 25-27, 2013

Although the signature reunions are for the classes of 2003 and 2008, ALL alumni who graduated between 2003 and 2013 are invited to celebrate Homecoming and come back to see old friends.

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Online registration is now closed. Please contact Carrie Berry <cberry@wlu.edu> if you would like to attend.

(Official Young Alumni Weekend events are in blue)

— Friday, Oct. 25 —

2 – 6 p.m.   Check in at the Alumni House

6 p.m.          DYAA presentation at Washington Hall
Jane Ledlie Batcheller '03, '08L
Paul S. Trible III '03

6:30 p.m.     Leadership Reception at Lee House, invitation only

7:30 p.m. Lee-Jackson Classic Lacrosse Game vs. VMI

8-11 p.m. Young Alumni Party at Cannan Green

— Saturday, Oct. 26 —

9 a.m. Memorial walk/run for Jill Bailey Chenet '03
3K route begins at Lee Chapel

9:45- 11 a.m. IQ Center Open House
Come explore the new Integrative and Quantitative (IQ) Center with Helen I'Anson, professor of biology. This newly renovated space, located in the Telford Library and adjacent to the Great Hall in the Science Building, provides the most technologically advanced learning and research space available to undergraduates in U.S.

10 a.m. Friends of the Library Storyteller, Lower Level Conversation Pit, Leyburn Library
Family-Friendly: Back by popular demand, Storyteller Barbara Spilman Lawson will present "Stories with a Twist." Her shows are high-energy, interactive and fun for children of all ages. Her website is http://www.storieswithatwist.net/about.htm

10 a.m. Colonnade Tour, meet on porch of Hotchkiss Alumni House

10 – 11:30 a.m. Shepherd Program Open House in Mattingly House (corner of Lee and Washington)
A cup of coffee and conversation with Shepherd Program founder Dr. Harlan Beckley and Dr. Howard Pickett, the new program director, Shepherd Program staff and students, and young alumni in the Elrod Fellowship program

10:45 a.m. Campus Life Update, Stackhouse Theater in Elrod Commons
First-hand report on Campus Life issues, as presented by Sidney Evans, Vice-President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

11 a.m. Belfield Dedication

11 a.m. Women's Soccer game vs. Lynchburg on Watt Field

11:30 a.m. Alumni Tailgate on Law School Lawn (last chance to check in or register!)

Live band, Mandolin Orange, performing

Noon    Class of 2003 and Class of 2008 Photos on Law School Lawn

Noon    Field Hockey game vs. Randolph-Macon on the Turf Field

1:30 p.m. Homecoming football vs. Bridgewater on Wilson Field

3 p.m. Men's Soccer game vs. Guilford on Watt Field

3-5 p.m. Class of 2003 Gathering at Hampton Inn

5:30-9 p.m. Virginia is for Generals
Wine/beer tasting and BBQ dinner with "The Whiskey Rebellion" Bluegrass Band performing on Cannan Green

7-11 p.m. Black & White Formal in Evans Hall, hosted by the Multicultural Student Association

— Sunday, Oct. 27 —

2 p.m. Fall/Alumni Weekend Choral Concert, Wilson Concert Hall
Featuring the University Singers, Men's Glee Club, and Cantatrici
Tickets are free, but required

Transportation
Shuttle bus service will be available Friday and Saturday evenings to and from the hotels listed below to campus. Parking is also available in the W&L parking garage located behind the Warner Center gymnasium. Be smart, please don't drink and drive.

Hotels on shuttle route:
Hampton Inn (Class of '03) (540) 463-2223
Best Western Lexington Inn (Class of '08) (540) 458-3020
Holiday Inn Express (540) 463-7351
Best Western Hunt Ridge (540) 464-1500
Comfort Inn (540) 463-7311
Days Inn (540) 463-9131
Sleep Inn (540) 463-6000
Howard Johnson (540) 463-9181

*If you are not staying at one of the hotels listed above, there will be no shuttle service coming to your hotel; however, you can be dropped off at your hotel (as long as it is in Lexington) upon request*

Dress for the Weekend
All events for the weekend are casual.

 


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