13 Reasons Not to Miss Alumni Weekend 2013!

Alumni Weekend 2013 is around the corner! There are countless reasons to return to Foggy Bottom from Sept. 26-29, but we’ve narrowed it down to 13:


You Just Want To Have Fun – with Cyndi Lauper!  That’s right—this year’s concert features none other than Ms. Lauper herself.  Open to all alumni, this is one of the weekend’s biggest events. Will President Knapp take to the stage again this year to join the band on the drums?  There’s only one way to find out. Register now!



Chowing down at Taste of GW, featuring alumni-owned businesses.  A favorite for all ages, Taste of GW showcases the culinary talents of alumni in the restaurant biz.  From cake pops to Mediterranean spreads, this is a feast that rivals Thanksgiving. Register now!



Class Reunions!  Attention undergrad classes of 2008, 2003, 1998, 1993, 1988, 1983, and 1963: Don’t miss this opportunity to catch up, network, and have fun! “I am excited to see my classmates and hear how everyone is using their GW education to make a difference in their community,” says Julia King, ESIA BA ’08, who will be celebrating her five year reunion. Register now!


Affinity Reunions!  Don’t have a class reunion this year?  No problem.  You can reconnect with fellow fraternity and sorority alumni at the Greek Life Reunion, or at the official receptions for the Black Alumni Association, Latino Alumni Association, LGBT Alumni Association, Former Student Association Presidents, Alumni Athletes, and other affinity groups! Register now!



Meeting Incoming CCAS Dean Ben Vinson at a special reception.  The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences is eager to welcome Dean Ben Vinson—and you can, too!  There are also deans’ receptions for ESIA, GSEHD, SON and SPHHS, as well as other exciting school events for GWSB, LAW, SEAS and SMHS grads. Register now!



Breaking a sweat at the Alumni Fun Run on the Mall.  Work up an appetite for the Taste of GW with this run/walk around the monuments. All skill levels welcome!  The first 50 participants will snag a free t-shirt. Register now!



Touring old haunts…including Thurston Hall!  See what’s changed over the years, and relive your freshman days at Back to Thurston. Register now!



Getting a seat at the annual Sunday Political Brunch.  This annual event is a favorite—you won’t want to miss this alumni brunch and town-hall style discussion on the hottest topics in politics and policy. Register now!



Nabbing free GW flair.  Need we say more?  Let us help you show your GW pride. Register now!




Stopping by President Knapp’s Open House Tour.  President Steven Knapp and Diane Knapp live right here in Foggy Bottom—and they welcome you to visit with them at their historic home, F Street House, during this special Alumni Weekend-only open house. Register now!



Seeing GW’s only all-male a cappella group.  Did you know that GW’s Sons Of Pitch is an award-winning a cappella group that performs regularly in DC?  Named the GW Students’ Choice Performance Group of the Year in 2004 and GW’S Best a cappella group for 2005-2006, you don’t want to miss their concert at Alumni Weekend! Register now!



Attending the All-Alumni Kickoff Party.  As the sun goes down, the heat goes up—start the weekend off right as Cyndi prepares to take the stage. Register now!




Remembering what “Only at GW” means.  Come back to campus to see old friends, network with new ones, redefine your GW experience—and more! Register now!



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