Mark your calendars and save the date for W&M’s inaugural Black Alumni Reunion May 6-8, 2022! Join us in Williamsburg to reconnect with fellow alumni, current students and the place that brought us together. Enjoy a wide range of career networking, educational and social activities throughout the weekend.
More details and registration are coming soon as we travel the road to reunion. #wmBlackAlumni
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Friday, May 6
Noon-5 p.m. – Check-in;
2:30 p.m. - Center for Student Diversity Open House
3 p.m. Strollin' a History of Black Greek Letter Organizations at W&M
5 p.m. Law Alumni Meet & Greet
7 p.m. – Game Night and Spades Tournament
Saturday, May 7
8:30-10 a.m. – Check-in
10-11:30 a.m. – Being Black at W&M: Past, Present, & Future Panel Discussion
Noon – Networking lunch
2 p.m. – Hearth Memorial to the Enslaved Dedication
4 p.m. – Campus walk
4:30 p.m.– Donning of the Kente ceremony for alumni
6 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7 p.m. – Dinner and Dancing
Sunday, May 8
10 a.m. – Brunch
- Early Bird Rate: $100
- Regular Rate: $125
Young Guarde Rates (Classes of 2011 to 2021)
- Early Bird Rate: $80
- Regular Rate: $100
- $30 Donning of the Kente Participant (covers the cost of stole)
Black Alumni Reunion is open to all participants regardless of race, national origin, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.
This weekend is made possible in part through the generous support of donors like you. Want to help support this event? Consider a gift to the Hulon Willis Association Operating Account or Hulon L. Willis, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Endowment. Individuals and businesses can also sponsor the weekend by reaching out to Richard Long M.Ed. ’18, director of development, alumni engagement and corporate sponsorships, at email@example.com or 757-221-1016.
Registering for and attending events at William & Mary conveys a shared expectation of abiding by university policy, which is subject to change as conditions warrant. As of March 1, 2022, those requirements include optional masking both indoors and outdoors, with masking especially encouraged in large gatherings. Masks are required in all scheduled classes and labs as well as in the Student Health Center. COVID-19 vaccination and boosters are strongly encouraged for all William & Mary students, employees and external visitors, in alignment with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance. We create these shared expectations of event participants in keeping with William & Mary’s core values of Belonging within this community and Respect for one another as individuals, and in recognition of the risks inherent to gathering amid pandemic.
- Valerie Wilkins, Associate Director Alumni Admission & Inclusion Initiatives
- (757) 221-2514