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.

View the FULL Alumni Weekend schedule.

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.

Dueling Pianos
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.brenegan@westminster-mo.edu for information. Space is limited. Donations accepted. Proceeds will support the Westminster College Visiting Writers’ Fund.

View the complete Alumni Weekend schedule and register online.


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