Highlights of Alumni Weekend
You Won't Want to Miss!
are several events throughout Alumni Weekend to help you reconnect with
your friends and show off your alma mater to your family. Start
off the weekend by experiencing
the ambiance of The Well, Mason Inn’s bar, on Friday evening,
October 1, and network with fellow alumni at the Kick-Off Event Social.
On Saturday October 2, as you return to
campus you may be shocked by all the changes, so start off your morning
with Tom Calhoun, vice president of facilities, who will present
"Building Patriot Pride," the master plan for all the development at
Mason. Take a tour of campus on foot or on the Mason Trolley and enjoy a lecture
by Robinson Professor James Trefil or stop by the Mason archives
showcase and flip through your old year book to see photos from
The fun continues with the PatriotFest
BBQ, where all can reunite. Enjoy the return of Gunston, who will
explain how “green” he’s gotten since his time away
from the basketball court, as well as student performances and lots of
other festivities. All registrants for the PatriotFest BBQ will
be entered into a drawing for great prizes including tickets for Disney on Ice and Mason basketball tickets. Winners will be announced at the BBQ at 12:30 p.m. Must be present to win.
Stay a little longer and enjoy our newest Alumni Weekend tradition-
Step Off, an exciting step show competition. Get ready for a
riveting, homecoming demonstration of "old school" and "new school"