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Black Alumni Weekend November 1-3

Longwood University Black Alumni Reunion Weekend

Friday, November 1, 20196:00PM - Sunday, November 3, 201911:30AM

Organized by Dr. Erica Brown-Meredith 434.395.2349

Weekend Events/Activities:

Friday - November 1, 2019

3:00pm                                                Hotel Check-in (Alumni are encouraged to arrive early)

6:00pm – Ongoing                                Alumni Registration (Holiday Inn Express Conference Room)

6:00pm – Midnight                              Meet & Greet Activities

6:00pm – 7:30pm                                  Black Expo – Pi Mu Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

                                                            Lankford – Lancer Cafe 1st Floor

7:30pm – 8:30pm                                  Mama Brown's Restaurant (Alumni & Longwood Students)

                                                            308 D S Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901

9:00pm – Midnight                               Meet & Greet (Holiday Inn Express Conference Room and   Patio Area)

 Saturday - November 2, 2019

9:00am - 9:45am                                  Jason Faulk, Dean of Admissions 

Campus Tour – Campus-wide tour to explore Longwood University's old and new buildings.  The vision of Longwood's new University Master Plan will be explained in detail to include insight into the rational for building construction that compliments the tradition of our beautiful campus.  Location:  Brock Hall

 10:00am – 10:50am                              Minority Clubs & Organizations  

Tabling - Represent your Organization! Black Greek organizations and minority student clubs will sponsor tabling to connect new members with alumni and give students the opportunity to showcase their work on campus.  Location:  Lankford – Lancer Café 1st Floor

 11:00am – 11:50pm                              CLASP - 1st Generation & Minority Students

Speed Networking - How Do You Market Yourself?  This event will encourage networking, marketing, mentoring, and career development sessions for alumni and students.  Students and alumni will have an opportunity to connect personally and professionally. Show us your best networking pitch. Location: Lankford Ballroom

 Noon – 1:30pm          Lunch through line – A designated area in Dorrill Dining Hall will be reserved for Alumni and students to continue networking and fellowship.

1:45pm – 2:45pm       Ken Perkins, Dir. of Donor Relations & Dustyn Hall, Dir. Young Alumni & Student Giving   Location: Lankford Ballroom

 3:00pm – 4:00pm      Longwood University Black Alumni Committee Focused Mentoring Session - This event will establish a continuum of networking, engagement, growth and development for Longwood minority students. Location: Lankford Ballroom

 4:00pm – 4:30pm        Sabrina Brown, Asst. VP for Marketing & Communications Alumni group photo Location: Lankford Steps

 4:30pm – 5:00pm       Bus Transportation – Available to provided transport from alumni & students to the Moton Museum. Location: Brock Parking Garage (at the roundabout facing Griffin Blvd.)

 5:00pm – 6:30pm         Cainan Townsend, Dir. Education & Public Relations     Moton Museum Tour & Town Hall Meeting

Tour (5:00 - 5:30pm)

Town Hall Meeting & BASIC Combined Choir PerformanceThe State of the Black Student Experience Townhall Meeting, will proactively explore and discuss the life experiences for Longwood's black students and students of color with the goal of enhancing the quality of campus life and academic outcomes.  The Office of Alumni Engagement and Admissions Office will discuss ways the student body can benefit from alumni professional experience and expertise.

Lite refreshments sponsored by Office of Graduate Studies

 7:00pm – 8:00pm                                  Dinner – at your own will/or on your own.

 9:00pm – Until                                      Alumni & Students Fellowship at North Street Press Club

Transportation (Bus Service) will be provided throughout the night of the event to transport alumni and students to the lounge.

Location: North Street Press Club - Pickup & front door.   Campus Pickup & drop-off Brock Parking Garage (at the roundabout facing Griffin Blvd.)

 Sunday - November 3, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am                               Longwood University Black Alumni Committee Whole Committee

Strategic-Planning Breakfast & Meeting Location: Holiday Inn Express Conference Room

A committee and subcommittees will be selected to begin planning for the 2020 reunion. (Breakfast is $5 for alumni, guests, and visitors not staying at the hotel. Tickets are available at the hotel front desk).




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