CONWAY, Ark. (March 15, 2022) — Hendrix College will celebrate
Alumni Weekend 2022 with a series of virtual events, beginning Friday, April 1,
and continuing through Sunday, April 3.
The three-day series will include virtual versions of many
Alumni Weekend traditions at Hendrix, including Faculty Last Lectures to
Alumni, the Alumni Association Awards Ceremony, and Class Reunions, as well as
arts performances and athletic events. This year’s virtual format also provides
new and exciting ways for alumni to connect with classmates and friends,
including a virtual Face Finder, classmate chat rooms, Hendrix Trivia, and
For a full schedule of Alumni Weekend 2022 events, visit www.hendrix.edu/alumniweekend.
Alumni are encouraged to register
online by Tuesday, March 15. For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Among the highlights for Alumni Weekend 2022 are:
Friday, April 1
Leadership Community Happy Hour at 5 p.m. for Hendrix alumnae
featuring Heather Gardner ’93 and Mary Gardner Burrelle ’95, who
established the Hendrix College Women’s Leadership Endowment to
underwrite the Women’s Leadership Community.
- The Hendrix
Dance Spring Performance is at 6 p.m. (no reservations necessary).
- Party in
The Burrow begins at 8 p.m. with music by Rachel Ammons ’07.
Saturday, April 2
- The Alumni
Association Awards Ceremony begins at 10 a.m. honoring:
- 2020 Outstanding Young Alumna - Andee Cooper
- 2020 Humanitarian Award - Regina Lichti Binz ’96
- 2020 James E. Major Service Award - Myung “Mimi”
- 2019 James E. Major Service Award - Teresa
Clogston Osam ’72
Case Hawkins ’72 presents Children’s Storytime for children
of all ages, featuring the newest adventures of “Tony the Truck,” at 11 a.m.
Darwin ’64 presents The Climate Reality Project,
featuring an update about climate change and ways you can make an impact, at 11
- Lunch with the Centers for Trusts and
Estates, hosted by Lori Jones ’81, begins at noon; RSVP by
- The Last
Lecture to Alumni Series begins at 1 p.m. with Dr. Mark Sutherland;
Dr. Matt Moran will give his Last Lecture at 3 p.m.
Barr ’92 will discuss his debut novel Watershed with Nikolai
DiPippa ’06, Chair of the 2019-2020 Alumni Association Board of Governors,
at 2:30 p.m.
David Sutherland ’81, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and
Professor of Mathematics, presents The State of the Hendrix Arboretum,
featuring his work with Dr. Joyce Hardin to catalog the Hendrix Arboretum, at 4
- Ronnie Williams ’76 will discuss his recently
published book Markham Street, which shares his family’s quest
for justice following the death of his brother Marvin Leonard Williams, at 5
p.m. He will be interviewed by his spouse, Connie Williams, a longtime Hendrix
year reunion parties begin at 7 p.m. to celebrate the Classes of
1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012, 2017,
Sunday, April 3
- Hendrix Chaplain
the Rev. Ellen Alston ’82 and Hendrix students will lead the Alumni
Memorial Worship Service at 10 a.m., to remember alumni who have died from
February 2019 to February 2022. The service will include a performance by the
A private liberal arts college
in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as one of
the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges
That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges.
Its academic quality and rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix
as a fixture in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876,
Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To
learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.