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Alumni Fall Weekend / Volunteer Celebration
September 23-24, 2016

A meeting of the minds. Serious schmoozing. No-nonsense Bear hugs.

The weekend will be here in a flash! Get helpful tips, attend a first-ever President’s Reception, and soak in the inspiration. You'll be in great company.

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This weekend is going to be awesome!

Award Ceremony

We know Brunonians like to be busy, so the weekend schedule is brimming with opportunities to connect and learn.

Think volunteer workshops, dinner in the presidential gardens, mind-blowing faculty sessions, a block party, and more.



Featured opportunity: Mingle with Brown’s finest.

Award Reception Recipients

Congratulate this year’s alumni award recipients face-to-face at Saturday’s Alumni Recognition Luncheon and Ceremony.

Get inspired by their incredible stories. You never know where it might lead.

The ROI is high.

Besides the fun you'll have being super productive, prepare to gain fresh insight:

See also: Alumni Fall Weekend photo album.

On the fence? Here’s why you should come:


Fall at Brown
  1. There’s no better value.
    Brown means the best — essential conversation, delicious meals, and the noblest alumni in the world.

  2. Be yourself, among friends, with no judgments.
    You and Brown go way back.

  3. College Hill is where the best ideas are born.
    Huddle up with your fellow volunteers and swap ideas that work.

  4. There’s nothing like face-to-face conversations.
    You can't smile this hard on Skype.

  5. Bring Brown into view.
    See it unfiltered: read the Faunce arch flyers, overhear quad conversations, pause in the restored John Hay reading room.

  6. Providence in autumn!
    Strolls in the crisp air, foliage Instagram opportunities, and a certain celebrated football game await.

  7. See what issues Brown students are championing.
    Breathe in their happy energy.

Don’t take our word for it. Take it from your fellow volunteers:

Eric Wai
One of the reasons I came back is because it was a chance to see the campus and to see all the new developments. I spent the first day going around and taking pictures of everything. It was really an eye-opener for me.”
- Eric Wai ’85
Brickson Diamond
I don’t have to edit. I don’t have to shield. I can say, ‘that’s crazy!’ and express what I feel. I can come here and be filled up with that sort of quality and that sort of community that we get in so few other places.”
- Brickson Diamond ’93
Pam Arya
When you participate in something like this, it takes Brown from being a static sort of memoir ... to something that becomes a more active part of your life.”
- Pam Arya ’84
Max Clermont
Every time I do come back, I find a way to connect with current students about what’s the new thing they’re thinking about: How are they thinking about their transition away from Brown? What fights are they fighting on campus? How can I be a partner? How can I be a resource?”
- Max Clermont ’11

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