Olympic marathoner Pardon Ndhlovu to deliver Alumni Weekend keynote

Join thousands of proud alumni in celebrating all things Augusta University during our annual Alumni Weekend (April 28-30)!

Fair warning – It’s a busy couple of days, so to save you time, we’ve included a checklist of some of our favorite featured events:

President’s Cookout

Saturday, April 29 | Noon-2 p.m. | Twin Gables (JSAC Ballroom – Rain Location)

The President’s Cookout is an old-fashioned backyard cook­out for alumni, families and students to enjoy. Hosted by the president and first lady, this event has plenty of food, live music and fun for everyone. Twin Gables, home the university’s first family, is located at 920 Milledge Road. Parking will be available at Woodlawn United Methodist Church on Walton Way.

All Alumni After-Hours

Saturday, April 29 | 9 p.m. | Augusta Marriott, Oglethorpe Ballroom

Keep the good times rolling at the All Alumni After-Hours! This event gives you a chance to mix and mingle with alumni from all reunion classes. Includes dancing and live music from the popular Tony Howard Show.

Alumni Weekend Farewell Brunch honoring the 2017 Jag20 Award Recipients Keynote Speaker: Pardon Ndhlovu

Sunday, April 30 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Legends Club

This must-attend event will honor the third class of Jag20 recipients, a group of twenty outstanding alumni leaders under the age of 40. James M. Hull College of Business alumnus and Olympic marathoner Pardon Ndhlovu will deliver the keynote. More information on Ndhlovu here.

For a comprehensive list of events or to register now, please visit the Alumni Weekend website. Contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at alumni@augusta.edu or call 706-737-1759 for more information.

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Nick Garrett is a communications coordinator in the Division of Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact him at 706-446-4802 or ngarret1@augusta.edu.

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