Alumnae/i Weekend Schedule

Will we see you virtually for Alumnae/i Weekend 2021, April 23-25? Your registration, with no fee this year, provides you access to this full schedule of events. 

Note: The Goucher College campus is closed to alumnae/i and visitors through June 2021. We ask that alumnae/i please do not plan to visit campus during or around Alumnae/i Weekend (as you will be turned away at the entrance). We will be happy to welcome ALL alumnae/i back to campus for Alumnae/i Weekend 2022!

 

ALL WEEK

Daily and Evenings ET
Select Classes Open to Alumnae/i
Zoom into open classes with faculty and students.

View list of open classes


FRIDAY, April 23

10:30 a.m. - noon ET
Class of 1961 Private Event
The Times They Were A-Changing: Roundtable with the Class of 1961. Explore how the Class of '61 experienced the shift from the 1950s into the 1960s and how the cultural transformation of those years affected the politics and the lives of class members.

1-2 p.m. ET
Golden Alumnae Gathering
Classes 1940-1969 are invited to an honorary gathering with President Kent Devereaux.

1 - 2 p.m. ET
Class of 1970 private event

1 - 2 p.m. ET
Class of 1971 private event

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. ET
Jewish Life Events
Join Hillel students and Rabbi Josh Snyder for a song-filled Kabbalat Shabbat service.

8 - 9:30 p.m. ET
Trivia!
Recruit and team up with classmates, your favorite professor, or staff members for this friendly brain-teaser challenge! Battle against other teams in our version of virtual pub trivia, covering general knowledge and some Goucher history.

SATURDAY, April 24

11 a.m. - noon ET
Service of Celebration and Remembrance
Led by Chaplain Cynthia Terry, this service will honor the lives and memories of deceased classmates, faculty, and staff.

12:30 -1:30 p.m. ET
The Hallowed Ground Project
This session with Professor James Dator and Professor Alexandra Jones will provide an introduction to the research and memorial initiative that seeks to tell the story of the enslaved African American men, women, and children in the 18th and 19th centuries who once labored on the land Goucher now occupies.

2 - 3 p.m. ET
Academics Behind the Scenes
Get up to speed on the latest, exciting news about Goucher's curriculum, new majors, and global education with provosts and faculty.

2 - 3 p.m.  ET
Community Read
Read Not in My Neighborhood by Antero Pietila and discuss how bigotry shaped Baltimore with Professor Ann Duncan and fellow alumnae/i. Let's come together as a community to explore potential lessons from our shared history.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.  ET
Alumnae & Alumni of Goucher College (AAGC) Annual Meeting
Gather virtually to hear from AAGC President Jay Gilman '09 and cast your vote for the new slate of AAGC officers, directors, and committee members. Congratulate Cindy Plavier-Truitt ’86, ’88, the 2021 recipient of the Elizabeth Statuta Baker '70 Public Service Award and hear a college-wide update from President Kent Devereaux.

7 - 8:30 p.m.  ET
Milestone Class Reunions
Are you in a 2020-2021 milestone class-reunion year? You are if your class year ends in 0, 1, 5, or 6! It's a double celebration and class reunions are part of the fun! Join your fellow alumnae/i to recognize top reunion volunteers, then break out into private class reunions and share a toast. The Class of 1970 and the Class of 1971 will each gather with President Kent Devereaux.

SUNDAY, April 25

Matt Gabriel '13 Virtual Relay Walk/Run
The Goucher College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is sponsoring an MG3 Virtual 5-Mile Relay Walk/Run throughout the weekend. All proceeds will benefit the Matt Gabriel '13 Scholarship Fund. The cost to enter is $40 per team and the best three team-times will receive a prize! Note: registration for this event is separate from our main Alumnae/i Weekend registration. Click here for additional information and to sign up.