AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents University’s Alumni Weekend, A Celebration of our Alumni – Past, Present and Future, is slated for April 26-28.
The weekend is the university’s largest alumni event and will be presented by Health Center Credit Union. It will feature campus tours, individual college banquets and class reunions, as well as several prominent guest speakers.
Highlights include a guest lecture by Dr. Delos M. Cosgrove, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cleveland Clinic at 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, in the Natalie and Lansing B. Lee Auditoria Center on GRU’s Health Sciences Campus; and a cookout hosted by GRU President Ricardo Azziz and his wife Cindy at noon Saturday, April 27 at the D. Douglas Barnard Jr. Amphitheatre on the Summerville Campus.
The weekend’s signature event will feature guest speaker, ABC Journalist Bob Woodruff, who was severely injured while covering the war in Iraq. He and wife, Lee, will discuss how their family survived and thrived after such a life-changing event. Their presentation is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.
Alumni Weekend features activities for alumni of each of GRU’s nine colleges – the College of Allied Health Sciences, Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Hull College of Business, College of Dental Medicine, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies, College of Nursing, College of Science and Mathematics and the Medical College of Georgia.
The university’s alumni award winners will also be honored during the weekend’s festivities.
Other sponsors are Cudos, Regions Bank, Coca-Cola, Augusta Office Solutions, The Law Office of Stuart Oberman, RANCO and Phoenix Printing.
For a full schedule of events or to register, visit http://www.gru.edu/alumniweekend/