EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
SPRING ALUMNI WEEKEND
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
May 8 - 9, 2015
Friday, May 8th
8:30 a.m. Reunion Brunch – Millennium Centre (located directly across from campus). Brunch for Golden Fifties Club and Reunion Class of 1965 plus the newest induction into Golden Fifties Club. Class group photographs will be taken. Reserved parking will be at Centre parking garage.
10:30 a.m. Tour of Campus and Johnson City depart from Millennium Centre.
12:30 p.m. Reunion Social for Golden Fifties Club and 1965 Reunion Class at the Reece Museum.
2:00 p.m. Sherrod Library Tours. Following the reception, the library staff will be available for tours of the Charles C. Sherrod Library.
2:00 p.m.- 5:00p.m. Gray Fossil Site and General Shale Natural History Museum Tours/ Free time. We will provide you with free passes for you to tour the Gray Fossil Site.
6:30 p.m. ETSU National Alumni Association Awards Banquet & Annual Meeting – Millennium Centre Ballroom. At this event, we recognize outstanding graduates and friends, inaugurate new alumni leaders, and honor our reunion classes. (Separate Registration Required)
Saturday, May 9th
8:30 a.m. Graduation Breakfast – Reece Museum. Members of the Class of 1965 and their guests, and all Golden Fifties Club members are invited to breakfast to begin the morning’s activities. Members of the Class of 1965 and guests may park across the street from the Reece Museum in Lot 34.
9:15 a.m. Those participants and their guests will be transported to ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center (Mini-Dome) for Commencement dressed in golden caps and gowns provided by ETSU National Alumni Association.
10:00 a.m. Commencement – ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center (Mini-Dome). The Class of 1965 and Golden Fifties Club members will lead the new graduates in Spring Commencement. Following commencement, buses will return the class to their cars.
Accommodations: You will need to make hotel reservations on your own. Be sure to mention you are part of the ETSU alumni group when you call to obtain the special rate. Many hotels discontinue special rates two weeks prior to event date, and all fill up quickly, so please make your reservations early. For additional information on lodging and accommodations, please contact the Johnson City Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau at (423) 461-8000 or online at www.johnsoncitytn.com.
Hotel/Motel Phone (423) Rate**
AmericInn 753-3100 $79.99
Best Western 282-2161 $69.99
Carnegie Hotel (closest to campus) 979-6400 $105.00 & up
Comfort Inn 928-9600 $59.99
Comfort Suites 610-0010 $74.00
Courtyard 262-0275 $111.00
DoubleTree 929-2000 $85.00
Motel 6 282-3335 $44.99 & up
Hampton Inn 929-8000 $109.00
Holiday Inn 282-4611 $72.00
Jameson Inn 282-0488 $69.99
Red Roof Inn 282-3040 $54.99 & up
Sleep Inn 915-0081 $64.99
**Subject to change/taxes not included
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For more information on attending this event, please contact the ETSU National Alumni Association at 423-439-4218 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org