Alumni Encore 2019: Saturday, May 18


Schedule of Events

All events are complimentary for all guests, but registration is requested. Online registration is now closed, but phone reservations are accepted at (440) 826-2104. 

All Alumni Breakfast 

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Kleist Center for Art and Drama

Join alumni and friends for a casual breakfast in the Kleist lobby to kick off Alumni College (see below). 

Alumni College & Meet and Greet
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Kleist Center for Art and Drama
Mainstage Theatre

Three members of BW's distinguished faculty will present timely topics in a casual talk format in the Mainstage Theatre. Following the talks, alumni and friends may stay for a meet-and-greet in the Kleist Lobby to continue the conversation.

Attend one presentation or all, as your schedule permits! 

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Clare Mathes, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Animal Facility Coordinator

The Link between Stress and Eating: Perspectives from Neuroscience

9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Brandon Szuminsky, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Exponent advisor

Why our newspapers are dying and why Facebook makes the news you do get worse

10:30-11:00 a.m. Rachelle Kristof Hippler, Associate Professor of Software Engineering 

What does Computer Science at BW look like?


All Alumni Luncheon &
Ice Cream Social

12:00 noon

Strosacker Hall (Ballroom)


Celebrate the Yellow Jackets for Life spirit at this luncheon, which is free to all alumni of all classes and their guests. The program features campus updates from President Bob Helmer about exciting future projects, installation of new Alumni Association officers, and presentation of the Class of 1969 50th Reunion class gift. 

After lunch, enjoy ice cream novelties on the West Lawn outside Strosacker Hall, weather permitting. See below for activities to continue your time on campus.

Campus Tours 

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Departing from Strosacker Hall

Campus Open Houses
1:30-3:00 p.m.

Take the afternoon to explore campus with a personalized tour - revisit old favorites and see what's new! BW Student Ambassadors will guide you around campus and provide access to a variety of buildings, including most residence halls. Contribute to BW's oral history project by stopping by a memory station on your walk and sharing your best BW stories, either solo or with friends.

The afternoon also features two campus open houses:

The Conservatory of Music opens its doors to tour performance and practice facilities as well as rare holdings of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute. Faculty member Marc Weagraff will highlight exciting developments of BW's opera program.

BW's Packard Athletic Center is also open. Explore training and practice facilities for student-athletes as well as celebrate the legacy of BW's coaches. 





Boesel Musical Arts Center

Packard Athletic Center

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