Alumni/ae Weekend

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alumni weekend at Friends Select

Alumni/ae Weekend 2018

Friday, May 4 - Sunday, May 6

Join us for a weekend of activities including the Athletic Hall of Fame, Alumni/ae and Teaching Awards, alumni/ae performances, BBQ, reunions and more...

RSVP is requested

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 4, 2018


6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony and Reception

Celebrate the induction of Pheobe Hopkins '08, Oliver Ingram '11, David Levit '73, and Maya O'Donnell-Shah '02. The dinner reception will start at 6:00 p.m. followed by the ceremony in the Blauvelt Theatre.

Tickets are required and can be purchased here

8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m
Happy Hour at Con Murphy's

Following the Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony we will be hosting a Happy Hour open to all alumni/ae across the street at Con Murphy's. Even if you can't make it to the AHOF please join us.
Location: 1700 Ben Franklin Parkway

Saturday, May 5, 2018

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Badminton Tournament
Bring back memories of gym class with a good ol' fashion badminton tournament.
Location: Gym

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Mini Lecture with Dick Hoffman "A Convo through the Archives"
Location: Seminar Room

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Alumni/ae & Teaching Awards with alumni performances
Join us as we honor our award winners:

Distinguished Alumni/ae Award:
Susan Taylor, MD '75
Meritorious Service Award:
Bill Blauvelt '63

Distinguished Teaching Award:
Lynda Greenwade Thorp ('75-'82, '97-present), Upper School Art

Location: Blauvelt Theatre

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
BBQ Lunch for Alumni/ae and Families

Location: Black top

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Early Career Development for Young Alumni/ae
If you have recently graduated college, or are about to, we want to help you with this transition time. This is the start of a new group for young alumni/ae
Location: Seminar Room

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Inaugural Alumni/ae of Color Reception

Join us for a happy hour for our alumni/ae of color including drinks and light fare.
Location: James Restaurant - 1835 Arch Street

Sunday, May 6, 2018

11:00 a.m.
Meeting for Worship with the Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting

Location: Race Street Meeting House

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Contact Us

Julia Greenberger

Director of Alumni/ae Relations