Forever Club Reunion | 3-Day Event
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Forever Club Reunion | 3-Day Event
May 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - May 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
For all graduates from the Class of 1967 and earlier!
Registration is Required. REGISTER HERE.
THURSDAY, MAY 11
2 p.m. | Welcome Reception at the Park Alumni Center
Welcome Back! Pick up your name tags and join us for light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. Talk with Kathy Hart about the WolfTreks Travel Program and share university memories with NC State Archives.
3 p.m. | College of Textiles Tour
Visit the only remaining college in the United States devoted entirely to Textiles. Take an in-depth look into the research that supports the ever-evolving textile industry. (Transportation is provided)
5 p.m. | Memorial Bell Tower Tour
Tour the NC State Alumni Memorial Bell Tower with former Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Tom Stafford ’66 MS. Learn the history of this campus landmark and take an exclusive trip inside. Bring your class ring to participate in a tradition ceremony. (Transportation is NOT provided)
Enjoy your evening out in Raleigh!
FRIDAY, MAY 12
10 – 11 a.m. | Wendell H. Murphy Football Center Tour
Tour the Murphy Football Center as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Carter-Finley Stadium. This state-of-the-art facility, home to NC State football operations, houses the Wolfpack “Hall of Champions,” a theatre, a sports-medicine office, cafeteria and newly renovated locker rooms. Take a photo with the iconic 21-foot tall “Wolfpack Turf” sculpture at the main entrance. (Transportation is NOT provided)
12 p.m. | Forever Club Luncheon at the Park Alumni Center
Join Chancellor Randy Woodson, Forever Club members and your classmates for a luncheon at the Park Alumni Center. Celebrate the Class of 1967 with a formal induction into the Alumni Association’s Forever Club.
2 – 4 p.m. | College Tours (select one)
College of Engineering: Meet with Dean Louis Martin-Vega and student ambassadors to learn about the innovative projects and research that keep NC State at the forefront of engineering around the world. (Transportation is provided)
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Join Gary Cartwright ’79 at the Dairy Research and Teaching Farm on Lake Wheeler Road. With the addition of the new Randleigh Museum and Dairy Teaching Room, this 389-acre operation supports dairy teaching, research and production. After the tour, enjoy Howling Cow ice cream. (Maps provided; no transportation)
4 – 5:30 p.m. | Activities
Spend the afternoon at any of the following activities:
(Transportation is NOT provided)
JOIN former Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Tom Stafford ’66 MS at the Memorial Bell Tower to retrieve your class ring if you participated in the Thursday afternoon ring ceremony. (Meet at the Bell Tower at 4:15 p.m.)
SHOP Wolfpack Outfitters for your favorite NC State gear. Located on the second floor of Talley Student Union, you’re sure to find the perfect souvenir for any NC State fan.
VISIT the James B. Hunt Jr. Library. This world-renowned facility opened in January 2013 and serves as the intellectual and social center of Centennial Campus.
EXPLORE the JC Raulston Arboretum and enjoy spring in bloom.
6 – 9 p.m. | Barbecue and Live Music at the Carol Johnson Poole Clubhouse
Let’s get casual for a barbecue dinner at the new clubhouse at NC State’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course. Catch up with classmates, make new friends and dance with the Ginger Thompson Band.
SATURDAY, MAY 13
8 a.m. | Graduation Ceremony at PNC Arena
Be part of graduation!
Meet us at 8 a.m. at the VIP Entrance of PNC Arena.
We’ll celebrate the newest NC State graduates and receive special recognition during the ceremony. Don’t forget to wear your Forever Club medallion.
Questions? Contact Matthew Williams ’14 at email@example.com or 919.515.0522
Book Your Hotel Room by Monday, April 17:
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