Homecoming Weekend 2018
This Homecoming, Jeff Randall (Geog, Soc’78) of Boston and Jeff Gray (Psych’78) of Los Angeles will reconnect in Boulder to hike, visit friends, roam Pearl Street and rally behind the Buffs at Folsom Field. They and a core group of pals do it every few years.
“It’s Boulder and CU that brought us all together in the first place,” said Randall, who, with Gray, is co-hosting a 40-year reunion for the Class of 1978.
Also at Homecoming 2018 (Oct. 25-28), the alumni association will host its annual awards ceremony in the Glenn Miller Ballroom, a series of Buff Talks — short, Ted Talk-style lectures — in Old Main and Buffs on Tap, an afternoon of beer and wine tasting in Koenig Alumni Center’s backyard. There’s the Homecoming parade and pep rally on Pearl Street and the alumni tailgate before the big game against Oregon State.
In addition to the 40-year reunion, which includes a dinner at the Hotel Boulderado, more than 15 other reunions are planned.
Visit colorado.edu/homecoming to register.
Alumni Association Tidbits
This summer, more than 600 people gathered in Colorado, California and Alaska for exclusive alumni showings of a new 30-minute documentary about CU’s history, The Light Shines On: A Celebration of CU Boulder. See the film yourself on campus during Homecoming Weekend.
The NorCal alumni chapter has new leaders: Summer Vaughn (Phil’16) and Jenna Kinsinger (Fin’16). Kelly McKee (PolSci’94) has taken over the Orlando chapter. Catch Buffs games this fall with alumni in your area. Visit colorado.edu/alumni/chapters to see which group meets nearest you.
Join us on Duane Field before every home CU football game for our Ralphie’s Corral Tailgate. The free event, located south of Folsom Field, begins three hours prior to kickoff. Take a photo with live mascot Ralphie, pick up alumni swag, play games with your kids and get a bite to eat. On the road, we’ll hold Buff Bash tailgates at USC, Washington, Arizona and Cal.
The Alumni Association welcomes its newest advisory board members: Chip Bollendonk (MechEngr’17), Kyle Evashevski (Econ’96), Timothy Gurba (Chin, Fin’04), Svein Hasund (MechEngr’67), Mina McCullom (ArchEngr’09), Landon Mock (Psych’07), Floyd Pierce (ApMath, Econ’17), Laurie Porter (Mktg’88) and Chrissy Renegar (Jour’06). The roughly 40-person volunteer board provides guidance and feedback to Alumni Association staff.