Alumni College 2012

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Alumni College 2012

Event Description - Alumni College 2012

You are invited to return to your alma mater as we host our second annual Alumni College. Alumni College provides fun, educational opportunities to help you renew friendships with fellow alumni. The event also features stimulating classes on contemporary topics from renowned faculty.  Experiencing the new and exciting energy on campus will help you revel in your memories at KSU.

Alumni College Schedule (PDF)
Pricing Information

Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 18

2 - 10 p.m. Registration

4 - 5 p.m. Special Interest Tours
» Dix Stadium
» May 4th Walking Tour
» Sculpture Walk
» Fashion Museum

Keynote Regina Brett, '86,
New York Times Best Selling Author, Pultizer Prize finalist, Plain Dealer columnist and WKSU radio host
Full Bio 

Downtown Evening Programs (optional)
4 - 5:30 p.m. Wine Tasting at Riverside Wine
5 - 8 p.m. Opening Reception for Downtown Exhibition Richard Lazzaro: Far East to West, A Series of Gouache Works
6 - 8 p.m. Beer Tasting at Ray's Place

Dinner on your own

Saturday, May 19

7:30 - 9 a.m. Morning Registration

8 - 9 a.m. Blue & Gold Breakfast with the Deans

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Regina Brett, '86 , New York Times Best Selling Author, Pulitzer Prize, Plain Dealer columnist, cancer survivor and host WKSU radio host
How KSU prepared for life personally and professionally and her new book, Be the Miracle

10:15 - 11 a.m. Book Signing

11 - noon Morning Sessions
 Dr. Deborah Barnbaum, Ethics of Autism
Dr. Ken Bindas, Then & Now: Comparative Responses to Economic Calamity 1930 vs 2000s
» Dr. Leonne Hudson, The Reaction of Black Troops to Lincoln's Death

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Student Panel

2 - 3 p.m. Campus Tour

3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Afternoon Sessions
» Dr. Dan Mahony, Issues in College Athletics: How We Got Here and How Little Has Changed
» Stephen Paschen, Meet Me at the Library: A Pictoral History of the University Libraries
» Dr. Elwin Robison, Crisis at Citicorp Tower, New York

4:30 - 6 p.m. Closing Reception & Dinner with the President

Open Evening

Sunday, May 20

8 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast and checkout for overnight guests

On-Campus Accommodations Available
Relive your "dorm days" and stay in the residence hall
Stopher Johnson Honors Complex. Residence Hall housing is available for guests during Alumni College. The price is right, the locations can't be beat. Space is limited so register today!

Room amenities: two twin beds with bedding (pillows, blankets, sheets), air conditioning, towels & wash cloth, small refrigerator & microwave. *Personal items (shampoo, conditioner, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.) are not included. Unless the request is accessibility or needs based, specific rooms will not be able to be assigned.

Contact Information
Primary Contact
Brittney Braydich
 Secondary Contact
Date & Location
Date: 5/18/2012 to 5/20/2012

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