Alumni Weekend


Friday, May 17 & Saturday, May 18, 2019

Friday, May 17 Events

9 - 10 a.m.: Estate Planning Seminar
Tarik Ibrahim Commons
While change is constant, your estate plan shouldn't be. Join us for a seminar that will include an overview of basic estate planning, reasons to consider updating your will and trust and an explanation of charitable gifts (including income tax and estate tax benefits). Presented by Jon Colman '01 and Don Rosenberg with Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras & MayorasA light breakfast will be provided.

11 a.m. – noon: Pen Pal “Meet and Greet” for 50th Reunion Alumni
5th-Grade Classrooms
All 50th Reunion Alumni are invited to meet their 5th-grade Pen Pals for a short student-guided tour of the lower school and to hear about what’s happening in their classrooms.

Noon - 2 p.m.: Lunch and Learn: Meet our 2019 Distinguished Alumnus John Evans ’62 GPUS
University Liggett School Tarik Ibrahim ’99 Commons
Eat lunch while you meet and hear from John D. Evans ’62 GPUS about his life and career as an innovator in the cable industry and also his important activism and philanthropic work.

5 p.m. -7 p.m. “Golden Knights” Cocktail Party With Head of School Bart Bronk
Head of School’s home, 510 Chalfonte, Grosse Pointe Farms
All alumni celebrating 50th and higher reunions are invited to join us at our fourth Annual Golden Knights celebration which includes beer, wine, signature cocktails and appetizers.

7 p.m.-10 p.m.: Alumni Dodgeball, sponsored by the class of 2014
The Fruehauf Family Gym in the Boll Campus Center
Join the class of 2014 and other young alumni for a spirited (but friendly) game of dodgeball in our new gym! Light refreshments, keg beer and sodas will be available. All participants must be 21 or over.
Fee: $20, with all proceeds going toward the Annual Fund

Saturday, May 18 Events

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: 4th Annual Guided Bus Tour of Detroit With Faculty Emeritus David Backhurst
Meet at University Liggett School Main Entrance
Take a field trip through the Motor City with David Backhurst, who will give you a unique and interesting perspective of Detroit, both past and present. (Maximum capacity for the bus tour is 35 attendees).
Fee: $20 per person

1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Tour the Boll Campus Center
See our newest addition to the campus, the Boll Campus Center, where our students train, condition, take physical education class and play volleyball and basketball.

5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.: All-Alumni Cocktail Reception and 2019 Distinguished Alumni Induction Ceremony of John D. Evans ’62 GPUS
University Liggett School Manoogian Arts Wing
Includes open bar, hors d’oeuvres, Distinguished Alumni Ceremony, live music, class photos, the 2019 Spring Raffle drawing and more.
Fee: $20 per person*

7:30 p.m. -10 p.m.: All-Alumni & Reunion Class Dinners
Manoogian Arts Wing Dance Studio
Enjoy a three-course buffet dinner with premium beer and wine selections. Dinner will include photos, yearbooks, memorabilia and a toast from the Head of School, Bart Bronk.
Fee: $25 per person*
*Attend both events for $40 per person.

*Registration Deadline is May 10 after which all alumni can attend on-campus reunion events on a “walk-in” basis. Events with a fee will be an extra $5 at the door.
Milestone Reunions: A Reason to Celebrate!
If your graduation year ends in a “4” or a “9” you will be celebrating a milestone reunion this year. However, all alumni are invited and encouraged to come to campus to enjoy any of our alumni weekend events - regardless of when you graduated!
Make Plans To Join Us At Alumni Weekend
Register below for 2019 Alumni Weekend events and activities or contact Katie Durno at 313.884.4444, ext. 414.

Download the Alumni Weekend Brochure

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Detroit, MI 48226

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University Liggett School, a top Metro Detroit private, independent school, is located at 1045 Cook Road Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236 313-884-4444