Special Events Planned for Alumni Weekend 2015
Above, alumni gathered at the President’s Reception, Alumni Weekend 2014.
Registration is now open for Alumni Weekend 2015! Our largest on-campus annual event for alumni, Alumni Weekend is a great time to come home to Westminster and stay connected with your alma mater and fellow Blue Jays.
In addition to annual favorites such as the cocktail party on Friday night, Saturday’s Alumni Awards Convocation, a lecture by College historian Bill Parrish, and several new events are planned for this year – See below for a list of highlights. Register online today.
Friday, April 24
Celebrating the Retirement of Dr. Ted Jaeger, Professor of Psychology
3 – 4 p.m., Coulter Science Center Atrium
William W. Robertson Bust Dedication
4:15 p.m., Sloss Hall patio in the Churchill Quadrangle
Dedication ceremony of a bronze bust honoring the visionary leadership of Rev. William W. Robertson, founding father of Westminster College. This commemorative bust was made possible through the generous support of a Westminster College alumnus who wishes to remain anonymous.
Glow for WestMO 5K (walk/run)
9 p.m., Latshaw Plaza (Rain location: lower level Hunter Activity Center, JCI)
$10.00 registration fee. Proceeds will support Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARD-V).
Saturday, April 25
Kappa Alpha Theta Alumni Weekend Celebration
9 – 10:30 a.m., Marsh/Jones Suite, Mueller Leadership Hall
Celebrating Women of Westminster
12 p.m., Mueller Student Center in Mueller Leadership Hall
Come celebrate over 35 years of Westminster Women and the presentation of the Remley Award to Mrs. Jane Forsythe.
$15/adults, $10/children under 12
Celebrating 100 Years of Men’s Basketball Alumni Game
2 – 3 p.m, Historic Gymnasium
Beta Theta Pi Historical Marker Dedication
1 p.m., Front lawn of Beta Theta Pi house
Phi Kappa Psi Reunion
1:30 – 3 p.m., Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury
Women’s Basketball Alumni Game
3 – 4 p.m., Historic
Phi Delta Theta Class of 1980 Reunion
6:30 p.m. Cocktails, 7:30 p.m. Dinner, Marsh/Jones Suite, Mueller Leadership Hall
By invitation only. $50 per person
Sigma Chi “Sig 2015” Dinner and Dance Party
6:30 p.m. – Midnight, Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia, MO
By invitation only.
Student Play: The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
7 p.m., Champ Auditorium. Limited seating.
By Spanky Entertainment
8:30 – 10:30 p.m., Mueller Student Center, Mueller Leadership Hall
Complimentary appetizers. Cash bar available. Sponsored by Alumni Council.
Sunday, April 26
English Department Reunion
9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Hermann Lounge
Light continental breakfast will be served.
Creative Writers Workshops
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Coulter Science Center classrooms
Creative nonfiction, poetry, or fiction workshops with Dr. Collins, Prof. Zade, and Dr. Brenegan. Emaildebra.email@example.com for information. Space is limited. Donations accepted. Proceeds will support the Westminster College Visiting Writers’ Fund.