[PAST EVENT] Traditions Weekend - Olde Guarde Celebration
April 20, 2018 - April 22, 2018
10am - 3pm
LocationWilliam & Mary
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All Olde Guarde members are invited to honor those that graduated 55, 60, 65, 70 and 75 years ago with traditional Olde Guarde celebratory events.
Friday, April 20
Special Program: Personal Financial and Estate Planning
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. in Alan B. Miller Hall
Learn from faculty experts in the Raymond A. Mason School of Business about important legislative changes to current tax law, ways to structure retirement income and key estate planning considerations as you provide for your heirs and philanthropic interests.
Lunch on Your Own
Special Programs: Business School Immersion Experience
2:15 - 4 p.m. in Alan B. Miller Hall
The Olde Guarde will have a unique opportunity to discover William & Mary’s revolutionary approach to business education and how students are preparing for lives of principled achievement. Move from DoG Street to Wall Street while exploring special programs focused on entrepreneurship, marketing, leadership, finance and more. The afternoon will include small, interactive breakout sessions designed to give you the opportunity to experience life as a business student today.
Traditions Weekend Kickoff Reception
4-5:30 p.m. in Alan B. Miller Hall
Saturday, April 21
Special Program: Civic-Minded Leaders
9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. in the Sadler Center
Join us for a unique opportunity to engage with faculty and students in three sessions highlighting William & Mary’s role in developing leaders in public service. From the Law School’s efforts to train
tomorrow’s citizen lawyers to become zealous advocates for our nation’s veterans to the School of
Education’s work to help former troops transition into new careers as public school teachers, learn how a shared passion for duty, honor and country is shaping the Alma Mater of the Nation.
Campus Bus Tours
3:45 p.m. in the Sadler Center
Hop on a bus and listen to student tour guides as you are driven around campus. Discover how your beloved alma mater has grown! The bus tour will end and begin at the the Sadler Center.
Olde Guarde Welcome Reception
4:30-7:30 p.m. in the Alumni House
$45 or included in the $70 Weekend Package
All members of the Olde Guarde are invited to meet and mingle with classmates and friends, both old and new, at a fun, festive, backyard dinner party. Drinks will be served and dress is casual.
Sunday, April 22
Olde Guarde Induction Ceremony and Service of Remembrance
11 a.m. in the Wren Yard
Join the 50th reunion class of 1968 as they officially become members of the Olde Guarde.
Olde Guarde Reception
12:30 p.m. in the Sunken Garden
Included in Luncheon Price
Begin the celebration with the traditional Bloody Mary reception.
Olde Guarde Luncheon
1 p.m. in the Sunken Garden Tent
$30 or included in the $70 Weekend Package
Traditional luncheon presentation of the 15th Olde Guarde Distinguished Service Award to Carol Hardy '49.
Accommodations & Parking
Blocks of rooms have been reserved for Traditions Weekend.
All Traditions Weekend attendees are invited to stay at the Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites. Call 757.645.3600 and use the booking group code TRA. Reservations can be made through April 3, 2018. You may also book online.
Parking will be available at the Alumni House for the duration of Traditions Weekend.
Additionally, on Friday, April 20, 2018, parking will be available in the Kaplan Arena lot. A shuttle will be available to transport attendees to Alan B. Miller Hall. For the remainder of the weekend, parking will also be available in the Sadler Center lot.
Detailed information regarding event parking will be available at registration.
All parking is available on a first-come-first-served basis.
[[kflowe,Katie Lowe]], Director, Alumni Programs and Signature Events, (757) 221-1182