Black Alumni Reunion Weekend Schedule

Schedule of Events

Friday, February 23


Check-in & Welcome Reception
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Norris Wachob Alumni House
Refreshments available

Friday Evening Programming Options:

FASH (Friday Afternoon Social Hour)
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Africana Studies Department, 339 Carlisle Street

Black Panther Movie Showing
Gateway Theater, 20 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Shuttles to and from campus provided
Alumni and student ticket: $6

Vagina Monologues
7:00 p.m.
College Union Ballroom
Sponsored by The Women’s Center, Violence Prevention & Title IX
Tickets are $10 at the door (cash only)

Saturday, February 24

Brunch
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Grill (enter at specialty dining)
Enjoy the much talked about servo brunch with current students and alumni. Remarks from Darryl Jones, Senior Associate Director of Admissions and Jeanne Arnold, Chief Diversity Officer. Attire is business casual.

Professional Development Sessions for Students and Alumni
Session 1

Student Session
12:15 p.m. -1:15 p.m.
Science Center 300
Non-traditional Applications of a Gettysburg College Degree
Led by Michelle Lynette Hughes '91, P'18 

Alumni Session
12:15 p.m. -1:15 p.m.
Science Center 200
The Center for Career Development shares how the office is helping shape student's post graduate options. Alumni can learn how they are able to volunteer with the office as well as use it as a career resource.

Networking Break
1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Science Center Lobby
Take time to get to know current students and alumni.

Session 2

Student Session
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Science Center 300
Using social media for professional development. Learn how to best utilize your LinkedIn account to connect with alumni in the Gettysburg Network.
Led by the Center for Career Development

Alumni Session
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Science Center 200
Mentoring 101: The fundamentals of Mentoring
Led by Leroy Smith '12


Networking Break
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Science Center Lobby
Take time to get to know current students and alumni.

Session 3

Student Session
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Science Center 300
Building You Personal Brand
Led by Troy Datcher '90, Board of Trustees


Wrap-up and Reunion Weekend Picture
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Science Center Lobby
Remarks by President Janet Morgan Riggs '77 and Lauren Wise-Bright '90, President of the Alumni Board of Directors

Sankofa Dinner
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Specialty Dining
Alumni and current students will be celebrated for their contributions to the Gettysburg College community and beyond. We will highlight the past accomplishments of alumni, faculty and staff; while celebrating the work of current students. 

Alumni Gathering
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Diaspora House, 249 Carlisle Street 

Sunday, February 25th

Open House & Breakfast Farewell
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Office of Multicultural Engagement, 239 N. Washington Street