This year’s Alumni and Awards Luncheon will be held at the Big Tree Inn in
Geneseo on Saturday, April 14 from 11:45 to 4:30. As in previous years, this
event will offer the opportunity for alumni to reconnect with the faculty (and
each other), and to sample some of the successes that our students have
achieved during the past academic year.
This year’s program will include a celebration of the career of Bill Cook. After a
lunch buffet, we will host a roundtable discussion by several of Bill’s former
students and Bill will speak about his forty-two years as a faculty member at
From 3:30-4:30, the department will host a cash bar mixer at the Big Tree for
the faculty, emeriti and alumni. The mixer offers an excellent opportunity to
reconnect with old friends and get to know some of the new faces in the
We do ask that alumni who plan to attend the luncheon send an rsvp to
firstname.lastname@example.org by March 9. This will allow us to plan for food and
other accommodations. As always, the event is free, but we are happy to
accept donations at the door to help offset the cost of the luncheon.