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Alumni Weekend 2022

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 more.

For a full schedule of Alumni Weekend 2022 events, visit

Alumni are encouraged to register online by Tuesday, March 15. For questions, contact

Among the highlights for Alumni Weekend 2022 are:

Friday, April 1

  • Women’s 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 Parks ’05
    • 2020 Humanitarian Award - Regina Lichti Binz ’96
    • 2020 James E. Major Service Award - Myung “Mimi” Courtway
    • 2019 James E. Major Service Award - Teresa Clogston Osam ’72
  • Jane Case Hawkins ’72 presents Children’s Storytime for children of all ages, featuring the newest adventures of “Tony the Truck,” at 11 a.m.
  • Kent Darwin ’64 presents The Climate Reality Project, featuring an update about climate change and ways you can make an impact, at 11 a.m.
  • Lunch with the Centers for Trusts and Estates, hosted by Lori Jones ’81, begins at noon; RSVP by March 15.
  • 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.
  • Mark 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.
  • Dr. 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 p.m.
  • 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 librarian.
  • Class 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, 2019/2020/2021.

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 Alumni Choir.

About Hendrix College

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