U of G Hosts Alumni Weekend 2011

June 09, 2011 - News Release

The University of Guelph campus will celebrate Alumni Weekend June 17 and 18. The theme of this year’s event is "Students for a Short Time, Alumni for Life.” More than 20 class reunions will be held.

“As graduates, we share so many wonderful memories of our time spent together,” said Dave Hume, this year’s honorary chair and a 1961 graduate of the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC). “Alumni Weekend is a great time to reconnect with friends and classmates, and celebrate our alma mater and everything it means to us.”

Events will include the following:

June 17

  • OAC Alumni Association annual general meeting and reception: U of G Arboretum, 4:30 p.m.

  • Star party: MacNaughton Observatory, 9 p.m.

June 18

  • President's Lunch: Peter Clark Hall, noon.

  • Campus tours, including the President's House, Macdonald Institute, Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre, trial garden.

  • Annual general meetings for several alumni associations.

  • Alumni Dinner: Creelman Hall, 7 p.m., reception at 6 p.m.

  • Alumni Pub: Brass Taps, 9 p.m.

A complete schedule is available online at: http://www.alumni.uoguelph.ca/involved/involved_aw2011.shtml

For media questions, contact Communications and Public Affairs: Lori Bona Hunt, Ext. 53338, lhunt@uoguelph.ca, or Deirdre Healey, Ext. 56982, d.healey@exec.uoguelph.ca.

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