Return to the Cross: Holy Cross College to host Parent Alumni Weekend 2014
NOTRE DAME, IN (March 7, 2014) - Honoring the past as they look to the future, uniting with old friends, while making new connections, Holy Cross College administrators, parents, students, alumni, and friends of the college will celebrate the school’s Catholic identity and its growth over the years.
Parent-Alumni Weekend 2014 takes place March 28 – 29, beginning with campus tours and classroom observations.
Academic excellence will be celebrated Friday evening, March 28, during the Academic Honors Convocation, being held in the Driscoll Auditorium. Students earning a 3.5 semester GPA, or better, will be recognized for their achievement, along with the Excellence in Teaching Award recipient and Holy Cross Student Saints Award recipients.
The highlight of the weekend is the President’s Dinner, scheduled for the evening of Saturday, March 29. Mass will be celebrated at 5pm in Saint Joseph’s chapel. The President's dinner will be held in the Pfeil center beginning with cocktails at 6:00pm. Dinner will be held at 7pm. College President Brother John R. Paige, C.S.C., will welcome guests, share stories and remarks, and introduce the newly reinstated Alumni Advisory Council. This council is comprised of Holy Cross Alumni:
- Timothy DeGeeter ’89 (President, Parma, OH)
- Jared Sawyer ’08 (Vice President, Washington, DC)
- Corey Edmonds ’13 (South Bend, IN)
- Matthew Florian ’11 (South Bend, IN)
- Sarah Fugarino ’11 (Indianapolis, IN)
A variety of other activities are scheduled throughout the Holy Cross Parent-Alumni Weekend including a Welcome Home Reception, Trivia Night, the President’s State of the College Address, a “5 (successful alumni) Under 25 (years of age)” panel discussion, a U Can Paint 2 session, and Holy Cross Saints lacrosse and baseball games, as well as time to explore the surrounding South Bend area.
To register, or for more information, contact Katie Emery at: email@example.com or (574)239-8406.