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Alumni Weekend

Friday, April 26, 2019 - Monday, April 29, 2019


Alumni Weekend

 
Schedule of Events

Register Now
Online registration will close on Friday, April 26th at noon.


Thursday, April 25

      • Legacy Lecture
        Time: 6:30 p.m.
        Location: Sykes Theatre, WCU
        Cost: FREE
        Event Details: Join us in celebrating the retirement of Dr. Charles V. Shorten after 30 years of service to West Chester University. 

Friday, April 26

      • Ramboree Carnival
        Time: 12:00 - 8:00 p.m.
        Location: Academic Quad, WCU
        Cost: FREE
        Event Details: Carnival rides, food trucks, games, giveaways and concert performance by American Authors

      • WCU Men’s and Women’s Tennis vs. Salem University
        Time: 2:00 p.m.
        Location: South Campus Tennis Courts, WCU
        Cost: Free

      • WCU Women’s Softball vs. Millersville University
        Time: 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Doubleheader 
        Location: South Campus Softball Field, WCU
        Cost: Free

      • WCU Alumni Association Wine and Cheese Reception
        Time: 5 - 7 p.m. 
        Location: Philips Autograph Library, WCU
        Cost: $10 online; $15 at door; $5 children under 20
        Event Details: Join WCU alumni and friends as we kickoff Alumni Weekend 2019! Heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer are included in the ticket price.

      • Opening Gala for the exhibit, Faces of the Berlin Wall: Divided Lives and Legacies 30 Years after the Fall
        Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m.
        Location: Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology – Old Library, WCU
        Cost: Free
        Event Details: Marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and featuring a range of artifacts including authentic pieces of the Berlin Wall, this exhibit examines the lived experiences of divided East and West Berliners, its symbolism and global impact, and its relevance today. A special lecture by Dr. Nikolai Vukov from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, coupled with a discussion with WCU faculty, complement the exhibit. Open to all alumni, faculty, and staff. Light refreshments will be served.

      • Theatre & Dance Presents: The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
        Time: 7:30 p.m.
        Location: Main Stage Theatre, E. O. Bull Center for the Arts, WCU
        Cost: Tickets range from $13 to $16
        Purchase Tickets!
        About the show: You'll recognize the names and the stories will be familiar but nothing can prepare you and your family for the outrageous, wacky, and thoroughly joyful adaptation of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith's beloved children's book The Stinky Cheese Man And Other Fairly Stupid Tales.  Sure to be enjoyed by audiences of all ages, this theatrical work of kooky chaos runs headfirst into West Chester this spring.  There will be music.  There will be giants.  There will be cowpies.  Run, run as fast as you can and get your ticket to The Stinky Cheese Man. Click here for more info.

 

Saturday, April 27

      • Alumni & Friends Breakfast
        Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
        Location: Alumni & Foundation Center Ballrooms
        Cost: Free
        Event Details: Join us for a free breakfast before the Annual Meeting!

      • WCU Alumni Association (WCUAA) Annual Meeting
        Time: 10:00 a.m.
        Location: Alumni & Foundation Center Ballrooms
        Cost: Free, open to ALL alumni to attend
        Event Details: Hear all the latest news from your Alumni Association and have coffee and conversation with our board members.

      • WCU Men’s and Women’s Tennis vs. University of Charleston
        Time: 10:00 a.m.
        Location: South Campus Tennis Courts, WCU
        Cost: Free

      • Sidewalk Clean-Up Day
        Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
        Location: Check-in at 9:30 a.m. at the Chestnut Street Garage
        Cost: Free
        Event Details: Sweep up the sidewalks of downtown West Chester with your neighbors and local businesses. Enjoy refreshments, lunch and enter to win Clean up Crew Contests! For full details and to sign up, click here! (Rain date: 4/28 1-5).

      • Spring Football Game
        Time: 12:00 p.m.
        Location: Farrell Stadium, South Campus, WCU
        Cost: Free

      • Student Art Show
        Time: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
        Location: John Baker Gallery, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts and Knauer Art Gallery, Swope Music Building
        Cost: Free
        Event Details: Come out to see the Senior Class Capstone Art Show!

      • Campus Tours
        Time: 12:30 p.m. (will be cancelled if there's heavy rain)
        Location: WCU Main Campus, starting from Messikomer Hall (click here for the campus map)
        Cost: Free
        Event Details: Take a walking tour of WCU Main Campus and check out the brand new renovations in Anderson Hall. **If you are a prospective student, click here to visit the Admissions website for campus tour information.

      • Planetarium Show
        Time: 12:30 p.m.
        Location: Dr. Sandra F. Pritchard Mather Planetarium, WCU
        Cost: Free

      • The Sciences and Engineering Center and The Commons Groundbreaking Ceremony
        Time: 1:00 p.m.
        Location: SECC Construction Site Entrance, North Campus Drive, Near Student Recreation Center
        Cost: Free
        Event Details: Join President Fiorentino and our WCU Campus Community as we break ground on the SECC! The Sciences & Engineering Center and The Commons will be 175,000 square feet and the largest academic and service building on campus. Designed with a focus on student learning rather than conventional teaching, the building will house the departments of Health, Nursing, Nutrition and Physics as well as the newly approved Biomedical Engineering program. In addition, it will bridge academic and campus life by providing a student dining facility to accommodate the growing enrollment and flexible conference space to promote faculty and student collaboration. Click here for more information.

      • Alumni Field Hockey Game
        Time: 1:00 p.m. 
        Location: South Campus
        Cost: Free

      • WCU Men’s Baseball vs. Kutztown University
        Time: 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Doubleheader
        Location: South Campus Baseball Field, WCU
        Cost: Free

      • Criminal Justice Alumni Reception 
        Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
        Location: Barnaby's (15 S High St, West Chester, PA )
        Cost: $20; includes food buffet, domestic drafts, wine and well drinks.
        Event Details: Join us for our social and reconnect with your fellow Criminal Justice alumni!

      • Wrestling Alumni Reception 
        Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
        Location: Timothy's West Chester (929 S High St,  West Chester, PA)
        Cost: $10; includes heavy appetizers and cash bar.
        Event Details: Join us for our social and reconnect with Wrestling alumni!

      • Abbé Society 60th Anniversary Reunion 
        Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
        Location: The Social (117 E Gay St, West Chester, PA)
        Cost: $25; includes appetizers and cash bar.
        Event Details: Join us to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Abbé Society!

      • Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner
        Time: 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
        Location: Align.Space (2 W Market St, West Chester, PA)
        Cost: $40 per person
        Event Details: Join us as we honor the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients: Tina Sloan Green '66, Henry Pearlberg '82 and Chip Smith '70, M'81.

      • Theatre & Dance Presents: The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
        Time: 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
        Location: Main Stage Theatre, E. O. Bull Center for the Arts, WCU
        Cost: Tickets range from $13 to $16
        Purchase Tickets!
        About the show: You'll recognize the names and the stories will be familiar but nothing can prepare you and your family for the outrageous, wacky, and thoroughly joyful adaptation of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith's beloved children's book The Stinky Cheese Man And Other Fairly Stupid Tales.  Sure to be enjoyed by audiences of all ages, this theatrical work of kooky chaos runs headfirst into West Chester this spring.  There will be music.  There will be giants.  There will be cowpies.  Run, run as fast as you can and get your ticket to The Stinky Cheese Man. Click here for more info.


Sunday, April 28

      • KDR 30th Anniversary Brunch
        Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
        Location: Alumni & Foundation Center Ballrooms
        Cost: $25 - Alumni and Guests (18+); $20 - Undergraduate KDR Brother; $15 - Children (4-17); FREE - 3 and Younger
        Event Details: This year marks the 30th Anniversary of Kappa Delta Rho at West Chester University. This event will bring together alumni and families with undergraduate brothers to celebrate the rich history of our fraternity at WCU.

      • Theatre & Dance Presents: The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
        Time: 2:00 p.m.
        Location: Main Stage Theatre, E. O. Bull Center for the Arts, WCU
        Cost: Tickets range from $13 to $16
        Purchase Tickets!
        About the show: You'll recognize the names and the stories will be familiar but nothing can prepare you and your family for the outrageous, wacky, and thoroughly joyful adaptation of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith's beloved children's book The Stinky Cheese Man And Other Fairly Stupid Tales.  Sure to be enjoyed by audiences of all ages, this theatrical work of kooky chaos runs headfirst into West Chester this spring.  There will be music.  There will be giants.  There will be cowpies.  Run, run as fast as you can and get your ticket to The Stinky Cheese Man. Click here for more info.

      • Alumni Painting Party
        Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
        Location: E.O. Bull Center Painting Studio (2 E. Rosedale Ave.)
        Cost: $20
        Event Details: Join WCU Alumni & friends for and afternoon of painting and wine, hosted by WCU alumna Lindsay '15, where we'll paint a WCU keepsake!


Monday, April 29

      • Chester County Alumni Chapter Golf Outing
        Time: 10 a.m.
        Location: Radley Run Country Club (1100 Country Club Rd, West Chester, PA)
        Cost: $140 Individual Golfer; $100 Hole Sponsor
        Event Details: Join us for the Inaugural WCU Alumni Golf Outing in support of the Chester County Alumni Chapter Scholarship!


       Register Now
Online registration will close on Friday, April 26th at noon.
   

WCU Campus Store Hours
Friday, April 26: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 27: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 28:
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Questions?
Contact the Office of Alumni Relations: 610-436-2813 or alumni@wcupa.edu


Contact: alumni@wcupa.edu
610.436.2813
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