Alumni Encore 2018: Saturday, May 19


Schedule of Events

All events are complimentary for all guests, but registration is requested.

Continental Breakfast 

8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Strosacker Hall (Front Steps)
120 E. Grand Street

Join alumni and friends for a casual continental breakfast. Come and go as you please!

Alumni College: Session I
Technology & the Internet of
Our Times

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

Strosacker Hall (Sandstone 3)
120 E. Grand Street

Jodi Tims, chair of BW's computer science department, will be joined by a current student, and together they will lead an interactive exploration of the web and technological devices that surround us and shape our lives today. 

Alumni College: Session II
Memory & the Mind

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Strosacker Hall (Sandstone 3)
120 E. Grand Street

Jennifer Perry, chair of BW's psychology department, will discuss how a lifetime of memories – anything from life events to favorite songs, smells, and sounds - can be remembered, revisited, and sometimes even edited by our minds. 


Alumni College: Session III
Biomimicry & Other Innovations of Entrepreneurship

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Strosacker Hall (Sandstone 3)
120 E. Grand Street

Ven Ochaya, George Herzog Chair in Free Enterprises and professor in BW's School of Business, will discuss tools for innovation and entrepreneurship (including the emerging field of biomimicry) that have led to the successful solutions of business and other problems.

Celebration Luncheon &
Ice Cream Social

12:00 noon

Strosacker Hall (Ballroom)
120 E. Grand Street


Celebrate the Yellow Jackets for Life spirit at this luncheon, featuring a campus update from President Bob Helmer about exciting future projects. We'll also honor our past by presenting the Dettmer, Halley Family with the 2018  Family Heritage Award and celebrate the Class of 1968 as it presents its 50th reunion class gift and renews its class colors in the Ring of Ribbons ceremony.

After lunch, enjoy an ice cream social on the Promenade outside Strosacker Hall, weather permitting. 

Campus Tours and More

1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Departing from Strosacker Hall (Lobby)
120 E. Grand Street

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 most buildings, including residence halls. Contribute to BW's oral history project by stopping by a memory station on your walk and sharing your best BW stories. As part of WBWC's 60th anniversary celebration, a memory station also will be located in the radio station with WBWC alumni invited to guest DJ.

The Conservatory of Music will offer an open house and live performance on the steps of the Boesel Musical Arts Center, weather permitting.




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