(Alumni of Color)
Friday, March 21-Saturday, March 22, 2014
We are looking forward to welcoming you back to UVM and Burlington. Imagine, the last time we gathered on campus to celebrate was 1986! Join us in March to reconnect, reminisce and rediscover all of the special things from your time as a UVM student.
Questions? Planning to join us, but skipping the Friday night dinner? Please contact Eileen.Dudley@uvm.edu.
Schedule of Events
Friday, March 21
9:00am - 11:00am
The ALANA Student Center - Blundell House on Redstone Campus
If you are in town early, stop by to say hello and join students and ALANA Student Center staff for buffet breakfast and conversation.
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Welcome Back Reception & Dinner
Davis Center, Mt Mansfield Room, 2nd Floor
Gather with friends and classmates for refreshments and live jazz at 6pm., followed by dinner at 7pm, featuring President Sullivan's campus update and a keynote presentation by Milton Goggans '66. $30 per person/ $20 UVMAA sustaining member price. Cash bar.
9:00pm - midnight
The fun continues at After Parties at Brennan's Pub on the Davis Center ground floor and old favorites on the Church Street Marketplace. Following the dinner we'll gather outside the Livak Ballroom to finalize the plan.
Saturday, March 22
11:00am - 12:15pm
Diversity and Equity Update, Dr. Wanda Heading Grant
Aiken Center, Room 102
1:00pm - 3:00pm
UVM Admissions Group Information Session and Tour
Aiken Center, Room 102
Get a glimpse of all that UVM offers today by attending an information session and student-guided walking tour of central campus.
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Comida Para la Gente
Davis Center Grand Maple Ballroom
Comida Para la Gente (Food for the People) is the signature event featuring fabulous food and music. Traditionally, everyone makes a special dish that is important to their country of origin and brings it to the event to share with the community. It's an event that helps spread the knowledge of different food dishes and how many of them are significant to their country. Presented by the Alianza Latina student group. Suggested $10 donation, payable at the door.
Make your reservation early at one of the following hotels where we have arranged special discounts:
Sheraton Burlington/Nick Fisher, 870 Williston Rd, Burlington, VT (802) 865-6630
Hilton Burlington, 60 Battery St, Burlington, VT 1 (888) 370 0980
Green Mountain Suites, 401 Dorset St, South Burlington, VT (802) 860-1212
Mention "UVM ALANA Reunion" to receive a special $119 per night rate.
See who's coming and post a message on the ALANA Reunion facebook event page.
Skiing & Snowboarding Discounts
Now is an ideal time to become a sustaining member of the UVM Alumni Association! You'll have preferred access to special events and discounts only available to sustaining members of the association:
- Buy one ski/snowboard ticket & get a second at half price at Vermont ski areas
- Save $10 on Friday night's Welcome Back Dinner registration fee
- Get 16 months of benefits for the same price as an annual membership
- Save 10% on your purchases at the UVM Bookstore
Sustaining Membership Costs
Annual $40 member / $60 joint member
Lifetime $750 member / $1,000 joint member ($500 member/ $600 joint member if you are 50th reunion-plus)
Join today and show your support for UVM and fellow alumni,
Other ski area promotions you may want to check out:
- Friday, March 21 "Ski & Ride with The Point" half price at Stowe Ski Area with your $5 ski and ride button available at the Ski Rack on lower Main Street and the Alpine Shop on Williston Road
- Bolton After Dark skiing on Saturdays 4-8PM is only $19 for all ages
Please spread the word to classmates, roommates and friends to rally them back for our ALANA Reunion.
See you on March 21st!
The ALANA Alumni Reunion Committee: Hakim Fajardo '94, Leon Heyward '81, Bernard Palmer '75, Joseph Thomas '08, and Antoine Williams '92.