Spring Alumni Weekend Events

* Indicates children are welcome at these events, so bring your Cougar Cubs to the College!
** By invitation only.
*** Indicates ticket purchase is required.

Friday, May 5

Sociology & Anthropology Graduating Seniors & Alumni Mixer**

        4:30 – 6:30 pm
        Graduating seniors, alumni, faculty,and staff of these programs are invited to a mixer.

CofC Career Center Networking Reception***
A Cinco de Mayo Celebration for Alumni and Students

        5:00 – 7:00 pm
        Graduating seniors, alumni, faculty,and staff of these programs are invited to a mixer.
            Alumni and students are invited to kick off Spring Alumni with a nacho bar and delicious non-alcoholic and alcoholic margaritas and cervezas. In true Charleston fashion, we’ll mix business with pleasure, so bring lots of business cards, resumes, and knowledge of jobs and internships to share with fellow Cougars.
          • Early Bird: $25 per adult; $10 per student;
          • Regular Price: $35 per adult; $15 per student; tickets will not be sold at the door.

Honors College Happy Hour**
Hosted by the Honors College

          5:30 – 7:00 pm
          Join CofC Honors alumni, faculty, staff, and friends as we reconnect during Spring Alumni Weekend!

Class of 1967 50th Class Reunion Celebration***
The President’s House, 6 Glebe Street

        7 – 9 pm
        Please join us for hors d’oeuvres and cocktails to celebrate the 50th reunion for the Class of 1967. Members of the Classes of 1966, 1967, and 1968 are invited to attend.

        • Early Bird: $45 per person until April 24
        • Regular Price: $60 per person starting April 25; tickets will not be sold at the door.

German Program Alumni Happy Hour**

        7:00 – 9:00 pm
        The College of Charleston German Program Alumni group will host a happy hour on the eve of A Charleston Affair.

 

Saturday, May 6

From PEHD to HEHP – Celebrating the Past and Building the Future
Johnson 201, 30 George Street

          9:30 – 10:30 am
          Dr. Wes Dudgeon, Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance, and department faculty will lead this discussion.

Alumni Weekend Champagne Brunch*,***
Rivers Green behind Addlestone Library

          11:00 am – 1:00 pm
          Join the Alumni Association as we celebrate Alumni Weekend over a champagne brunch on Rivers Green behind the Addlestone Library. Bring your “Cougar Cubs” to this kid-friendly event and enjoy reuniting with fellow classmates. There will be children’s activities, photo opportunities with Clyde, and a chance to order your very own College of Charleston Ring. In addition, you will have the opportunity to visit the beautiful Addlestone Library and get an exclusive view of items from CofC’s Special Collections. The delicious brunch includes coffee, tea, champagne, mimosas, and Charleston Mix Bloody Marys.

          • Early Bird: $30 per person, $10 for children ages 7-18, free for children ages 6 and under until April 24
          • Regular Price: $40 per person, $15 for children ages 7-18, free for children ages 6 and under starting April 25.

Tickets will not be sold at the door. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Alumni Association’s programs and scholarships.

Alumni Association Annual Meeting
Simons Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 54 Saint Philip Street

        5:00 – 6:30 pm
        Please join the Alumni Association for the annual business meeting, including election of officers and announcement of scholarship and award recipients. There is no fee to attend this event.

A Charleston Affair***
College of Charleston Campus

          7:00 – 10:00 pm
          Dine on delectable southern fare. Enjoy craft beers in the Alumni Biergarten, fine wines in the Champagne Court, and mixed drinks in the George Street Lounge. Dance under the stars to live music by the incredible band, Fantasy, in Cistern Yard, and DJ YNot in Cougar Mall. Fantasy will be playing beach music from 7-8 pm, so plan to enter our shag contest or to take free lessons from alumni experts. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Alumni Association’s programs and scholarships. For ticket information, please click here.

Sunday, May 7

ACA Weekend Jewish Alumni Brunch*
Norman and Gerry Arnold Hall, 96 Wentworth Street

          11:00 am – 12:30 pm
          Please join the Jewish Studies and JSU/Hillel faculty and staff, as well as your fellow alumni, for informal schmoozing over mimosas, bagels, and lox! This event is free of charge. Families and significant others are welcome. Space is limited, so please email Mark Swick at swickmn@cofc.edu to make reservations

Arts Management Brunch***
Hosted by Arts Management Program

The Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts, 161 Calhoun Street, Hill Gallery

        11:00 am – 1:00 pm
        Arts Management alumni and friends are invited to celebrate recent advancements in our field and visit with fellow alumni at a champagne brunch. Proceeds from the event will support the Scott Shanklin-Peterson Internship Endowment and the Arts Management Fund.