Young Alumni Weekend

Young Alumni Weekend celebrates our graduates of the last decade. Join your classmates, meet new friends and enjoy the fall splendor of the beautiful campus. Mark your calendars for September 14 - 16, 2018. All alumni from 2008 - 2018 are invited.

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2017 Schedule

Friday, Sept. 15

Time Event Location
2 - 6 p.m. Check in/Registration Hotchkiss Alumni House
3 - 4:30 p.m. Inauguration Panel: The Liberal Arts and the Professions
Ms. Kelly Evans Chemi '07, Journalism
Mr. William H. Miller '72, Finance
Dr. Harold E. Varmus, Medicine
The Hon. Gregory H. Woods, Law
Lenfest Center
3 - 5 p.m. WLUR Open House
Celebrating our 50th anniversary on the airwaves!
WLUR, Elrod
4 p.m. Shepherd Career Connections
Learn how involvement in the Shepherd Program has impacted the careers of returning young alumni. Following a group discussion, students can speak one-on-one with alumni.
Northen Auditorium
5 p.m. Alumni Voices: Words of Wisdom
Cynthia Cheatham '07 (Politics & Spanish), Program Manager, Society for Neuroscience
Jasmine Randolph '07 (Computer Science), Senior Software Engineer, Raytheon Company
Amber Cooper '12 (Journalism), Admissions Counselor, W&L
Followed by Q&A and time for networking
Northen Auditorium
5 p.m. George Washington Society Plaque Dedication Washington Hall Lobby
6:30 p.m. Distinguished Young Alumni Awards Presentation
Robert Rain '07, Kaylee Hartung '07, John Bovay '07
Washington Hall
7:30 - 11 p.m. Young Alumni Party
Open bar, dinner stations, seeing old friends!
Cannan Green
8 p.m. Friday Underground
Weekly coffeehouse event
ARC House
205 E. Washington St.
9 p.m. University Singers "Midnight" Rehearsal followed by "Charty" Wilson Hall


Saturday, Sept. 16

Time Event Location
9 a.m. Shepherd Open House
Enjoy coffee and bagels and see what's new with the Shepherd Program as we celebrate our 20th anniversary.
Mattingly 201
10 a.m. Inauguration of President Will Dudley Colonnade
11 a.m. AA meeting
All W&L alumni and students in recovery are welcome to attend. If you would like further information, contact Kirk Luder kluder@wlu.edu. All inquiries will be kept confidential.
Washingtonian House, 19 University Place (in dell below Admissions Office)
11 a.m. Young Alumni Book Launch: Dreaming America
Join young alums reading from a book they helped create last Fall in the most restrictive maximum-security detention center in the US for undocumented, unaccompanied youth
Leyburn Library, Book Nook
11:30 a.m. Inauguration Lunch & Young Alumni Lunch - open to all
Live music by the Cary Street Ramblers
Stemmons Plaza
Noon Book Signing - Blaine Brownwell '65
Washington and Lee University: 1930 - 2000
Cafe 77 patio, Elrod Commons
Noon Men's Soccer game vs. Capital Watt Field
12 - 1:30 p.m. Outing Club Alumni Shindig Outing Club Room, Elrod 114
1 - 3 p.m. 3rd Year Housing Open House Townhouse Q2
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Alumni Tailgate
Live music by Shoot Toby Twice
Liberty Hall Ruins
2 p.m. Field Hockey game vs. Elizabethtown Turf Field
2 p.m. Rugby game vs. Duke Boneyard (new field behind Ruins)
2:30 p.m. Class of 2007 & Class of 2012 Photos Liberty Hall Ruins
2:30 - 4 p.m. EC Alumni Open House Early Fielding 121/122
3 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. York (Pa.) Watt Field
3 - 5 p.m. Multicultural Cocktail Party for students and alumni Kamen Gallery, Lenfest Center
4 - 6 p.m. Kathekon Alumni Reunion Hotchkiss Alumni House
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Music Department Open House Wilson Atrium, Lenfest Center
5 - 6:30 p.m. TPS Reception
By invitation only
Ruscio Center for Global Learning
6 - 10 p.m. Virginia is for Generals
Wine/beer tasting and BBQ dinner with live music by Datz Us Ramblers
Cannan Green
8 p.m. Black & White Formal
Hosted by the Multicultural Student Association
Village Pavilion